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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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Luisi & Dallas Symphony: four live programs in Jan & Feb.

Luisi & Dallas Symphony: four live programs in Jan & Feb.

In September, when Grammy-winning conductor Fabio Luisi launched his tenure as Music Director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO), their season-opening concerts marked the first return to live performance by a major American orchestra, in its own...

RIGA JURMALA ACADEMY ANNOUNCES 2021 SEASON.

RIGA JURMALA ACADEMY ANNOUNCES 2021 SEASON.

Masterclasses taught by Benjamin Appl, Yefim Bronfman and Alice Coote, among others The Riga Jurmala Music Festival announces the 2021 season of the Riga Jurmala Academy. Organised in collaboration with the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, the country’s centre...

Update: BBC SSO Cancels Live Concerts in January.

Update: BBC SSO Cancels Live Concerts in January.

Due to tightened restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19, the BBC SSO has taken the decision to cancel its two January concerts from Glasgow City Halls.  Each of the performances on Thursdays 21 and 28 January had been scheduled to...

Muti writes to the Met.

Muti writes to the Met.

Riccardo Muti writes as follows in an "open statement"... "The closure of the Metropolitan Opera House and the dramatic situation of its wonderful Orchestra embodies a profound grief, not only for the city of New York, but for the entire cultural world. Without music...

LSO news.

LSO news.

The London Symphony Orchestra has taken the decision following national and local government advice and in order to keep all musicians and musicians safe that it is necessary to take a temporary break from rehearsing and recording at LSO St Luke’s.  This pause is...