Support the Hans Gál-indiegogo project here— Happy news: Goal achieved!!!
Conductor Kenneth Woods and his Orchestra of the Swan are busily raising money (via indigogo) for the last installment of their splendid, admirable, gorgeous-sounding Hans Gál Symphony project. Hans Gál is a composer dear to ionarts, he's been mentioned in the past and bound to get more attention still, in the future. His is music “you didn't know you love”—and you won’t, unless more recordings of his music are made. (On that note, a new—better—recording of the string quartets wouldn’t hurt, either.) In a last-ditch effort to push towards their campaign goal of £8,500, and argue for the worthiness of his pet-project, Ken Woods brings out the big guns. Or technically, the fuzzy, furry, adorable ones:
Passing this message on without having done anything concrete about the project myself would be hypocrisy, just as re-posting something on Facebook does not actually
equal support… something I’m aware, and not guilty of, as I've put my money where my lazy social media parlance is!
Selections from the Hans Gál discography: