Hallberg-Rassy is a Swedish legacy company. In 1943, Harry Hallberg (1914-1997) established a shipyard in the Swedish fishing village of Ellös, which is idyllically located on the western island of Orust.
Before overseeing all recordings at the Royal Academy of Music in London, David Gleeson spent decades in industry where he recorded music for several Hollywood blockbusters, including, Lord of the Rings and the Titanic, among others. He’s also worked with some of the top pop artists of the day: Celine Dion; Mariah Carey; and Jennifer Lopez.
Novak Djokovic, 36, can never be counted out. He may be down – as he was after the first set during the final of the Western & Southern Open – against Carlos Alcaraz, 20, but rose like a Phoenix in what was nothing short of a nail biter of a match that pitted the two highest ranked male players in the world against each other.
A leading authority on performance practice and performance history, Professor Ryamond Holden AM is the author of The Virtuoso Conductors: The Central European Tradition from Wagner to Karajan for Yale University Press, among other books. Part II examines Herbert von Karajan’s recording career.
At the US Open, where the unofficial mantra is, ‘Pressure is Privilege,’ Frances Tiafoe is relishing in it. As the crowd pleaser that he is, Tiafoe’s ambition will be tested on Tuesday when he faces off against fellow American Ben Shelton, 22, in the quarterfinals