Episode 56 – Joel Link / Beethoven Complete String Quartets: Volume 3 — The Late Quartets
On this episode of Classical Chicago, Cedille President Jim Ginsburg talks with the Dover Quartet‘s Joel Link about the chamber group’s album Beethoven Complete String Quartets: Volume 3 — The Late Quartets. This triple-CD release comprises Beethoven’s very last compositions — remarkable and often daunting works that upended the concept of the string quartet.
February is Black History Month and the month of Valentine’s Day. We recognize both with a playlist of pieces about or expressing love, written by Black composers and/or sung by Black performers, including numerous selections from Joseph Bologne’s late-18th century romcom, “L’Amant Anonyme”.
On this episode of Classical Chicago, Cedille President Jim Ginsburg talks with Chicago a cappella Artistic Director John William Trotter about his experience recording Cedille’s latest release, Miracle of Miracles — Music for Hanukkah. The album features a collection of songs from more than 25 years of Chicago a cappella performances, arranged into a single program that replays the story of Hanukkah.