The glories of Nazism and meaning what you sing
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.
Lost Edward Elgar manuscript found in council building
An Edward Elgar manuscript that dates back almost 90 years has been found in a ‘dusty’ folder in a council building.
Music to snooze by for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee
The plans for the river pageant are an embarrassment
Caracas diary: A sweet Mahler’s Fourth and Dudamel-mania
What doesn’t kill you will make you fat, the Venezuelans are said to joke.
Preston prepares for its unique Guild
2012 is Guild year with a series of events planned to mark the rare event
Bruckner’s Ninth gains a finale in Berlin
Rattle premieres the latest edition of Bruckner’s unfinished symphony
Mahler Is O.K., but Gustavo, He’s Amazing