An internet meme (previously targeting One Direction, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and more) where music videos of pop songs are interspersed with clips of goats screaming has found its latest victim - Mozart’s ‘Queen Of The Night’ aria
The Grammys put classical music in a ghetto of its own, an afterthought following folk, reggae, and spoken word.
Steve Reich went from running a removal business with Philip Glass to revolutionising 20th-century classical music. He talks about rock’n'roll, minimalism – and how Radiohead have inspired him
When an American conductor spent time with the great British composer, he understood that behind his music lay a curiosity – and a fervent desire to correct the crooked timbre of humanity
The National Orchestra of Wales has staged a series of workshops and concerts for deaf people, many of them children, to explore how it is possible to experience music without being able to hear it fully
Cellist of the Smetana Quartet for more than four decades
(Written on March 1, 2013 )