Stephen Fry has been named as the curator of an annual opera festival.
In his time the composer’s ‘dangerously stimulating’ music was blamed for melancholy, hysteria, hypnosis and even triggering orgasm
Month-long focus runs throughout June
Last weekend my iPad sucked me deeper into Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony than I thought possible.
A violin thought to be the one played by the band leader of the Titanic as it sank has been declared genuine following a CT scan at a hospital.
A £60,000 grant for a freelance chamber orchestra to provide classical music in Guildford is set to be approved on Thursday.
(Written on May 24, 2013 )