Someone asked a while ago on this blog whether it made a difference to a performer if he or she ‘believed’ the words they were singing. It is a fascinating question and the issues are complex.
An Edward Elgar manuscript that dates back almost 90 years has been found in a ‘dusty’ folder in a council building.
The plans for the river pageant are an embarrassment
What doesn’t kill you will make you fat, the Venezuelans are said to joke.
2012 is Guild year with a series of events planned to mark the rare event
Rattle premieres the latest edition of Bruckner’s unfinished symphony
(Written on February 15, 2012 )