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

Baltimore Symphony Fires Principal Flute.

Baltimore Symphony Fires Principal Flute.

"The Baltimore Symphony has fired Emily Skala for spreading conspiracy theories in her social media posts. CEO Peter Kjome said the “dismissal was the necessary and appropriate reaction to this behavior.” She now accuses the BSO of violating her constitutional...

BSO Appoints Earl Lee as New Assistant Conductor.

BSO Appoints Earl Lee as New Assistant Conductor.

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has appointed Korean-Canadian conductor Earl Lee as the orchestra’s new assistant conductor for a two-year term beginning with the 2021–22 season. He will join the Boston Symphony Orchestra for his first podium appearance as...

BBC Proms 2021 – City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra – Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducts Symphonies by Ruth Gipps (No.2), Thomas Adès (The Exterminating Angel), and Johannes Brahms (No.3).

BBC Proms 2021 – City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra – Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducts Symphonies by Ruth Gipps (No.2), Thomas Adès (The Exterminating Angel), and Johannes Brahms (No.3).

Thursday, August 5, 2021, Royal Albert Hall, London Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 from 7.30 p.m., and later shown on BBC Four Radio 3 trailed this Prom with typical remorselessness – if Mirga is so “charismatic”, did the concert need to be ‘sold’ in this irritating...