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3 hours, 43 minutes ago   -  

Brian Couzens obituary

Founder of Chandos Records whose enthusiasm for the technique of audio recording made the classical label a digital pioneer Continue reading...

7 hours, 32 minutes ago   -  

Pete Townshend shares track from Classic Quadrophenia

A sample of the guitarist’s symphonic reimagining of the Who’s rock opera is now available, ahead of an album and live show this summer / Continue reading...

Yesterday   -  

A night at the opera revisited, 51 years on: Otto Klemperer’s Die Zauberflöte

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Yesterday   -  

BBCSO/Nesterowicz/Osborne review – Rouse's overture is lively but unmemorable

Barbican, London Rouse’s Prospero’s Rooms did not leave a deep impression; colourful Lutosławski and Osborne’s brilliant Beethoven fared better / Continue reading...

Yesterday   -  

Experimental choreographer Hofesh Shechter to stage London season

The Israel-born, London-based choreographer will take his boundary pushing work to dance, opera and rock stages of the city in September / Continue reading...

Yesterday   -  

The Proms' problem isn't the programming, it's the lack of imagination

Critics of this year’s lineup bemoaning events such as the club music prom are missing the point. The BBC Proms is no longer about music; it’s about the Proms / I can reveal exclusively the real reason why Roger Wright, the former ...

Yesterday   -  

Facing the Music: Carolyn Sampson

From George Michael and Wagner to … Wham! Soprano Carolyn Sampson on the music that inspires her / How do you mostly listen to music? On my iPhone with headphones or a speaker. / What was the last piece of ...

April 26   -  

Letter: Peter Katin obituary

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April 26   -  

BBC Philharmonic/Gourlay review – Rachmaninov and Ravel’s grand face-off

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester Fine playing from four pianists – Martin Roscoe, Kathryn Stott, Peter Donohoe and Noriko Ogawa – revealed the connections between the two very different composers in this concert series ...

April 26   -  

CBSO/Gardner review – an invigorating all-English programme

Symphony Hall, Birmingham The CBSO were on blistering form in Tippett’s fiendish Second Symphony, while Alban Gerhardt brought out the vulnerable side of Elgar’s Cello Concerto Continue reading...
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