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…...
Breaking news… I just got a new fridge!

Breaking news… I just got a new fridge!

My previous one, at least twenty-five years old, was showing considerable wear and tear. Action needed. I have finally been decisive. It’s this sort of momentous event that my Column is designed for! Regards to readers, Colin.
Last night’s BBC Radio 3 concert – correction needed.

Last night’s BBC Radio 3 concert – correction needed.

My ears pricked up when the R3 announcer stated that Philippe Jordan [pictured] is music director of the Vienna Philharmonic. Actually … he heads the Vienna Symphony Orchestra (Wiener Symphoniker, although he steps down next year for the Wiener Staatsoper). And while...