Vedernikov in Tokyo, conducts the Pathétique Symphony.

Vedernikov in Tokyo, conducts the Pathétique Symphony.

Alexander Vedernikov died in Moscow two days ago, October 29, at the age of fifty-six, from Coronavirus. On 21 October 2016 he conducted the NHK Symphony Orchestra in this impressive performance of Tchaikovsky 6, offered now in memoriam to a fine musician who will be...
A Weather Report and Things to Come this Saturday.

A Weather Report and Things to Come this Saturday.

Where I am it is cold, raining heavily and pretty windy – not going out, not that I was planning to, for I hope to be watching the Rugby Union Six Nations matches (three) on BBC & ITV, listening to Rob Cowan’s regular programme on Classic FM, there’s Match...
Vienna Philharmonic New Year’s Concert.

Vienna Philharmonic New Year’s Concert.

There has been speculation, with Covid uppermost, that the 2021 edition of this transmitted-worldwide event, Riccardo Muti conducting it this time around, will not take place. A glance at the orchestra’s website…...