Counterpoint: A Memoir of Bach and Mourning by Philip Kennicott reviewed
Forward: 100 Years of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra by Richard Bratby reviewed
Reflecting on the hard-thinking, beer-drinking spiritual gambler
There will never be an age limit for skiing in Gstaad because most rich people don’t ski
How the Soviets stopped you from hearing her Beethoven piano sonatas
The 91-year-old pop-cultural phenomenon is actually a major modernist composer hiding in plain sight
Music is no longer taught as music, but as social history or an exercise in building self-esteem.