Rodney Reviews

Rodney Trudgeon will review a newly released recording on the first Thursday of every month at 11 am. There are so many new albums coming in, either as CDs or downloads, and Rodney reflects on the music and musicians.
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5 Episodes

Rodney Review - 11 Nov 2023

Todays review: "Hélène Grimaud: For Clara". This album couples Robert Schumann’s Kreisleriana Op. 16 with Brahms’s Intermezzi Op. 117 and Lieder und Gesänge Op. 32, featuring baritone Konstantin Krimmel.
2 Nov 16 min

Rodney Review - 7 Sept 2023

This month on Rodney Review’s it is Rachmaninoff - The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin present Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3 and The Isle of the Dead. The 2 CD release will complete their two-part survey of the three symphonies and other major orchestral works and, like the first instalment…
7 Sep 27 min

Rodney Review - 3 Aug 2023

Rodney Reviews two masterful Schubert interpreters, Mark Padmore and Mitsuko Uchida. They have recorded Schubert’s “Schwanengesang” And Beethoven’s "An die Ferne Geliebte"
3 Aug 11 min

Rodney Review - 6 July 2023

Rodney Reviews: Daniel Barenboim’s – Schumann – The Symphonies with the Staatskapelle Berlin – A two CD set which was recorded during concerts.
6 Jul 23 min