Hello.

I’m Colin Anderson, a writer on music and also the editor of Classical Source. Welcome to my Column; well, Nelson has one, so why not me!

My site is mostly Classical Music-based: News, Reviews and general odd-jobbery, things to read and things to watch. Please do have a gander.

Cheers, Col

Colin’s back in hospital…

Colin’s back in hospital…

...it's not Covid-19 related, he had a couple of falls at the weekend and he admitted himself for tests. I have reminded him that drinking wine is not to be classed as one of his five-pieces of fruit a day, but I am assured that wasn't the cause. Colin will be back...

Louisville Orchestra focuses on inclusion in 2021-22.

Louisville Orchestra focuses on inclusion in 2021-22.

Now in its eighth season under the inspired and inspiring leadership of galvanizing young Music Director Teddy Abrams, the Louisville Orchestra celebrates diverse musical voices in 2021-22, with works by composers of color and women...

Martin (“Marty”) Bookspan Dies at 94.

Martin (“Marty”) Bookspan Dies at 94.

"Bookspan, a critic, broadcaster, author, producer, and all-around (non-singing) “voice of classical music” died April 29 at his home in Aventura, FL. He was a key contributor to countless groups, from the Boston Symphony to the NY Phil to PBS." [Musical America...

Chicago Symphony Is Back.

Chicago Symphony Is Back.

"In late May, for the first time in 14 months, the CSO will perform before a live audience in Orchestra Hall. Concerts for brass and percussion, string ensembles, and orchestra will be led by Michael Mulcahy, Erina Yashima, and Edo de Waart [pictured]." [Musical...