One of the most irritating aspects of the Coronacrisis is the safety-first policy of most classical radio stations, urging listeners to relax, playing them what they already know.
On Lebrecht Album of the Week, we’re pushing into unmapped musical lands, full of surprises:
….At a time when radio stations are playing familiar stuff from a crisis playlist, I try to reach out for something off the beaten track, something to take me to a different angle of contemplation. This composer took me there, and I’m glad of it. In these weeks of isolation, we need our ears to get us out of the house….
Read on here.