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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!

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Jaap Nico Hamburger’s Piano Concerto [Leaf Music]

Jaap Nico Hamburger’s Piano Concerto [Leaf Music]

Well, here it is, recorded July last year, the three-movement (slow-fast-slow) Piano Concerto by Jaap Nico Hamburger, born in Amsterdam and now living in Canada – I got that bit off the net, for apart from presenting this twenty-two-minute work by itself, Leaf Music...

Jennifer Vyvyan: an English Singer and Her Times.

Jennifer Vyvyan: an English Singer and Her Times.

MAJOR NEW WEBSITE EXPLORES ENGLISH SINGING IN THE MID-20TH CENTURY“A marvel: a magnificent tribute to a wonderful singer' – Dame Sarah Connolly“Full of information which I am sure will appeal to many people...Everything is there” - Dame Janet Baker“Wonderful, so...

EU Allocates $3.3 Billion for Cultural Recovery Among Members.

EU Allocates $3.3 Billion for Cultural Recovery Among Members.

"The European parliament has agreed on a seven-year €1.8 trillion ($2.1 trillion) recovery package for the 27-nation European Union (EU). Of that figure, €2.8 billion ($3.3 billion) will support Creative Europe, the parliament’s pan-continental arts and culture...

Domingo Withdraws from Role Debut Citing Illness.

Domingo Withdraws from Role Debut Citing Illness.

"Plácido Domingo had a medical certificate delivered to the Donizetti Opera Festival in Bergamo, where he was to sing the title role in the composer’s Belisario. Health problems would prevent his trip to Italy, it indicated, where he was also scheduled to conduct the...