Hi,

I’m Colin Anderson, a writer on music and the editor of Classical Source.

Welcome to my Column, a bit of a blog: news, reviews, things to watch, and other posts to read; a mix of things. I hope you like the contents.

Cheers, Col

Magical Musical Moments. What might yours be?

Magical Musical Moments. What might yours be?

Pinned post Here's Perry Como to set the scene... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZ_hWTuSYSk Anything you like, any genre/occasion, concerts/recordings, revelatory/remarkable ... bagpipe recital in kitchen. Mine, of many, would include - first off - being entranced...

BBC Proms 2022 Programme Revealed.

BBC Proms 2022 Programme Revealed.

Pinned post https://www.bbc.co.uk/proms/events/by/date/2022 Return of international orchestras, BBC centenary celebrations and more Proms than ever across the UK 2022 sees the BBC Proms restored to its full eight-week glory: 84 concerts over 57 days with over 3,000...

Youth Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine & National Youth Orchestra of Germany – Berlin concert conducted by Artem Lonhinov – Beethoven, Lyatoshynsky, Dvořák [live Digital Concert Hall webcast].

Youth Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine & National Youth Orchestra of Germany – Berlin concert conducted by Artem Lonhinov – Beethoven, Lyatoshynsky, Dvořák [live Digital Concert Hall webcast].

Sunday, July 3, 2022 Berliner Philharmonie, Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße, Berlin This collaboration was scheduled for May in Odesa but Russia’s invasion of Ukraine put paid to that. Now in Berlin, fifty members of the YSO of Ukraine and thirty from the NYP of Germany...

Alan Rawsthorne’s Street Corner Overture.

Alan Rawsthorne’s Street Corner Overture.

A friend has just reminded me about Street Corner, Alan Rawsthorne's bustling piece (1944) that seems to have fallen by the wayside, like so many overtures and short pieces, sadly. My friend sent me a link to Constantin Silvestri conducting it (beginning a 1968...