Slovakian viola player Lukas Kmit reacted coolly when a mobile phone interrupted his recital at the Orthodox Synagogue in Presov, in Slovakia.
In 1862 Claude Debussy was born in Paris: the biggest musical celebrations of 2012 will mark his 150th anniversary.
Rupert Christiansen is disappointed that singer Alfie Boe is showing ingratitude to his operatic roots.
Mark-Anthony Turnage joins prisoners to create new work for the Cultural Olympiad.
The actor on composing music, walking out on dictatorial film directors and why he moved to the US.
London’s Southbank Centre to host year-long festival inspired by Alex Ross’s study of 20th-century classical music.
I can hear tubas. Am I about to die?
(Written on January 24, 2012 )