Classical music

bach

Rescued by the Goldberg Variations

March 12, 2020 3:15 pm

Counterpoint: A Memoir of Bach and Mourning by Philip Kennicott reviewed

birmingham

Prepare to be amazed: the story of Birmingham’s Symphony Orchestra

January 30, 2020 1:43 pm

Forward: 100 Years of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra by Richard Bratby reviewed

beethoven

Beethoven or bust

January 24, 2020 7:11 pm

Reflecting on the hard-thinking, beer-drinking spiritual gambler

2019

Why 2019 has been a wonderful year

December 28, 2019 11:19 am

There will never be an age limit for skiing in Gstaad because most rich people don’t ski

maria grinberg

Ave, Maria Grinberg

December 4, 2019 8:53 am

How the Soviets stopped you from hearing her Beethoven piano sonatas

ennio morricone

‘Darmstadt taught me how to compose’: Ennio Morricone interviewed

October 25, 2018 11:09 am

The 91-year-old pop-cultural phenomenon is actually a major modernist composer hiding in plain sight

The virtuoso virtue-signallers of classical music

July 6, 2018 3:42 pm

Music is no longer taught as music, but as social history or an exercise in building self-esteem.