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

2021 Gramophone Awards: 11 Category Winners Revealed.

2021 Gramophone Awards: 11 Category Winners Revealed.

Alina Ibragimova, Susan Bickley, Ludovic Tézier, Takács Quartet, The Tallis Scholars, Paavo Järvi, Sean Shibe, Piotr Anderszewski and Fatma Said among those receiving accolades this year‘Recording of the Year’ to be revealed on October 5 alongside...

Tony Hancock: The Test Match.

Tony Hancock: The Test Match.

Today's episode on BBC Radio 4 Extra, at 8 o'clock, midday and 7 p.m., finds Tony captaining the England cricket team to play Australia, as appointed by the Chairman of the MCC Sid James who of course has his own agenda. Kenneth Williams is an incompetent umpire, and...

BBC Young Composer 2021 Winners Revealed.

BBC Young Composer 2021 Winners Revealed.

LONDON 21.09.2021 - This year, after over 500 entrees, six amazingly talented young composers today have been announced as the winners of the BBC Young Composer 2021 competition. BBC Young Composer is the BBC’s annual scheme for 12-18 year olds who want to write...