Today I sing of Othmar Schoeck

Othmar Schoeck (1 September 1886 – 8 March 1957) was a Swiss composer and conductor. He was known mainly for his considerable output of art songs and song cycles, though he also wrote a number of operas, notably his one-act Penthesilea, which was premiered in Dresden in 1927 and revived at the Lucerne Festival in … Continue reading Today I sing of Othmar Schoeck

Gerald Moore : The Unashamed Accompanist

Gerald Moore CBE (30 July 1899 – 13 March 1987) was an English classical pianist best known for his career as an accompanist for many famous musicians. Among those with whom he was closely associated were Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Victoria de los Ángeles and Pablo Casals. In 1921 Moore made his first gramophone recording, … Continue reading Gerald Moore : The Unashamed Accompanist