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

Eileen Croxford Parkhouse 1924-2020

The Parkhouse Award is deeply saddened to announce the death of its President, Eileen Croxford Parkhouse on 8 April.  Born in 1924, Eileen Croxford was one of the leading cellists of her generation.  During her studies at the Royal College of Music she won the coveted...

Kenneth Woollam RIP

From Alexander Campbell. "Another operatic death announced on the various networks. Kenneth Woollam (16/1/37-14/4/20). Woollam was a stalwart of the ENO company from the early-1970s - singing some of the heftier roles of the spinto to dramatic tenor repertory...