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Latest Media Reviews

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

From Art to Music, Sketches into Sounds Made on B&W Keys

Recital Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  March 15, 2019

An Uncommon Biography… of an All-Time Favorite but Uncommon/Unique Composer

Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  January 15, 2019

A Banner Year for Chopin Scholarship

Great for Holiday Giving... or Getting!

Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  December 20, 2018

EMF Artist Marta Simidtchieva Surveys Contemporary Bulgarian Cello Music

Recital Media Review by William Thomas Walker,  August 25, 2018

Music Saved His Life: A Concert Pianist's Most Unusual Journey

Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  April 1, 2018

Six Artists Interconnected in a Specific Time and Place, and What it Produced…

Contemporary Music, Recital Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  February 3, 2018

New Music for Harpsichord

Chamber Music, Contemporary Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  December 9, 2017

HIP Recording of Schumann by Chi-Chen Wu

Early Music Media Review by William Thomas Walker,  November 1, 2017

My Soul Sees and Hears by Houston Baroque

Choral Music Media Review by Richard Parsons,  February 2, 2017

A New Reading of a Time-worn Chestnut: Tchaikovsky's Music as He Intended?

Orchestral Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  September 15, 2016

When the Spirit Sings: Chamber Music of Gwyneth Walker

Chamber Music Media Review by William Thomas Walker,  September 6, 2016

Sacred Choral Music by Dan Locklair

Choral Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  September 5, 2016

Charming Recent Sets of Art Songs from the South

Recital Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  August 30, 2016

A Chamber Music Milestone: Ben Johnston's Ten Quartets, Recorded by the Kepler Quartet

Chamber Music, Contemporary Music Media Review by Bill Robinson,  August 29, 2016

Soprano Kimberly Beasley's Refreshing, Eclectic Art Song Recital

Fashion Sense: Songs in Recital

Vocal Music Media Review by William Thomas Walker,  June 26, 2016

A Lovely, Quiet, and Serene New Requiem

Choral Music Media Review by Marvin J. Ward,  January 31, 2016