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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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An update from Wigmore Hall.

An update from Wigmore Hall.

Olivier Messiaen Due to scheduling issues, we are pausing our digital broadcasts for a few days and all upcoming live streamed concerts have been postponed. Tonight's concert from the Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective will be the last concert for the time being. We hope...

LSO statement regarding Simon Rattle.

LSO statement regarding Simon Rattle.

Monday 11 January 2021PRESS STATEMENT:David Alberman, Chair, and Kathryn McDowell, Managing Director, London SymphonyOrchestra:“Sir Simon Rattle will extend his current agreement with the London Symphony Orchestraas Music Director until 2023. In view of the special...

Simon Rattle to Munich.

Simon Rattle to Munich.

From Bavarian Radio website: Mariss Jansons’s successor as Chief Conductor of the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks and the Bavarian Radio Chorus has been chosen: Sir Simon Rattle will lead the two ensembles beginning with the 2023/24 concert season, having...

Ida’s Lark gets better and better, flies ever higher…

Ida’s Lark gets better and better, flies ever higher…

In other words, Ida Haendel’s newly-issued if Eloquence-‘rescued’ recording of Ralph Vaughan Williams’s The Lark Ascending, a wonderfully potent account: solace-giving, transporting and emotionally uplifting … it’s a musical wonder that continues to give, elevating a...