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Latest Media Reviews

A Superb Recorded Performance of the Beethoven Violin Sonatas

Chamber Orchestra, Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  October 6, 2021

Celebrating "National Piano Month" with Fine New Releases by Young Women Pianists

Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  September 7, 2021

Unsnared Drum by Michael Compitello Inspired and Compelling

Percussion Ensemble Media Review by Karen E. Moorman,  September 6, 2021

Women in the Spotlight on Recent CDs

Chamber Music, Orchestral Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  September 3, 2021

Newly Available Music by an Important and Prolific Armenian-American Composer

Contemporary Music, Music, World Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  July 6, 2021

Chamber Opera dwb (driving while black): A Trip You Will Remember

Contemporary Music, Opera Media Review by Karen E. Moorman,  May 1, 2021

An Interesting and Pleasant Blend of Traditions and of Scoring and Improvisation – in Music and in Art

Contemporary Music, Recital Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  April 27, 2021

Pianos in Unexpected Places…

Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  April 1, 2021

An Unusual and Extraordinary Biography of Francis Poulenc

Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  December 8, 2020

A Very Specialized CD: Organ Musique-Musik-Muziek, 1530-1660

Organ Recital Media Review by Richard Parsons,  November 30, 2020

New Recording Features Composers from Chile: Mobili

Chamber Music Media Review by Karen E. Moorman,  October 15, 2020

The Most Recent Chopin Biography

Biography Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  October 10, 2020

Lovely Treatment of Jacques Boyvin Organ Suites by Owalabi on Raven Label

Early Music, Recital Media Review by Richard Parsons,  September 30, 2020

Music by Couperin for Our Time and All Time

Recital Media Review by Richard Parsons,  July 31, 2020

NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green's The River Speaks of Thirst

Music, Poetry Media Review by Cecilia Whalen,  July 14, 2020

Living Composers Bring Relevance to Their Music

Contemporary Music, Music Media Review by Karen E. Moorman,  June 15, 2020

Kathryn Mueller's Intimate and Lovely Début Album

Early Music, Vocal Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  January 19, 2020

The Charmed, Checkered, and (mostly) Peripatetic Life of the Amazing Oboe Joe

Memoir, Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  January 6, 2020

Progressions Album Presents Quintessential Raleigh Ringers

Handbell Ensemble Media Review by Andrea McKerlie Luke,  December 8, 2019

New Book Provides History of North Carolina Symphony

Music Media Review by Marsha Warren,  October 24, 2019

Dan Locklair: A Bundle of Works Inspired by and Premièred in NC

Orchestral Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  September 7, 2019

Beethoven's Complete Music for Piano and 'Cello Obbligato

Recital Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  August 16, 2019

Quintessential Ravel from Stewart Goodyear

Recital Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  April 8, 2019