SO thrilled to hear there’s a SECOND CD featuring the famous (infamous?) ‘Lipinski’ Stradivarius violin! The violin has a really fascinating history, including being stolen in […]
One of the things I love most about the classical music world is when new discoveries are made…particularly when something thought to be long-lost turns […]
We’ve all heard it before…a well-wisher says “Break a leg” just before a performer walks out on stage. What we NEVER consider is, just what […]
It seems every time I’m around people who love classical music, sooner or later the question of how to solve the “greying” (read “aging”) of […]
Public can see the British composer’s instrument at Leith Hill Place
Might other past April Fools’ pranks actually become reality?
I don’t know if you’ve ever participated in a drumming group. I have…and I can testify that it’s immensely satisfying! It’s more than just banging […]
The world of ballet has long been criticised for having a problem with diversity. But could one small quirk be a symbol of the barriers facing non-white dancers?
One of the most influential conductors in the second half of the 20th century, Nikolaus Harnoncourt was a leading light in the historically informed, Early […]
(Courtesy of Le Mag) Berlin hosted a special classical concert at the city’s Philharmonic Hall exclusively for refugees and volunteers. The evening, entitled “Welcome Among Us”, […]