Hi,

I’m Colin Anderson, a writer on music and the editor of Classical Source.

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Barbican Hall: Michael Tilson Thomas and the LSO perform Mahler’s Fifth Symphony; Lukáš Vondráček is soloist in Liszt’s Piano Concerto No.1.

Barbican Hall: Michael Tilson Thomas and the LSO perform Mahler’s Fifth Symphony; Lukáš Vondráček is soloist in Liszt’s Piano Concerto No.1.

Photo, Barbican/Mark Allan Sunday, May 15, 2022 Barbican Hall, London Guest Reviewer, Peter Reed The last time I heard Michael Tilson Thomas and the London Symphony Orchestra was in this venue in November 2019, just a few weeks before the pandemic got a grip. Then the...

Martin James Bartlett awarded inaugural Prix Serdang.

Martin James Bartlett awarded inaugural Prix Serdang.

Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder announces the winner of the new Swiss piano prize "Prix Serdang". Curator Rudolf Buchbinder, together with initiator Adrian Flury, have named the 25-year-old British pianist Martin James Bartlett as the first winner of the new piano prize...

The Hallé announces 2022/23 Bridgewater Hall season.

The Hallé announces 2022/23 Bridgewater Hall season.

Sir Mark Elder Monday 16 May 2022 - The Hallé is delighted to present its first full season of Manchester concerts for three years. From September 2022 to June 2023, the orchestra will feature a rich and diverse mix of music and artists with programmes to delight,...