Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
Bachtrack logo
Flag of Canada

Composer: Oswald, John (b. 1953)

Fact file
Year of birth1953
Period20th century
Latest reviewsSee more...

Exceptional Sibelius and barnstorming Britten from Osborne, Volkov and the CBSO

Ilan Volkov  ©  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov, a regular guest conductor with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, is a passionate advocate form contemporary and modern music. His programmes with his current orchestra, the Iceland Symphony, and his previous one, the BBC Scottish Symphony, often consist entirely of such works.
Read more

Kronos Quartet: A Musical Meditation on 9/11

Kronos Quartet Barbican Residency / Barbican Hall,  ©  Mark Allan
I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from the Kronos Quartet’s ‘Musical Meditation on the Anniversary of 9/11’, the centrepiece of their week-long Barbican residency. Especially, I must confess, when I learned that the recital would feature a children’s choir. There was a chance, I thought, that this would be taking things slightly too far.
Read more