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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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What would be suitable music for our troubled times?

What would be suitable music for our troubled times?

Please nominate, as a Comment below, a piece of music (or more than one if you wish, of any genre or style, as fun or as serious as you like) that you feel is appropriate to this pandemic period – whether for titular or narrative reasons, or through the sheer nature...

Rhiannon Giddens appointed as Artistic Director of Silkroad.

Rhiannon Giddens appointed as Artistic Director of Silkroad.

"In a made-for-the-moment appointment, the multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and American-roots musician is the new artistic director of Yo-Yo Ma's Silkroad. Giddens, 43, is also a 2020-21 Carnegie Hall Perspectives artist." [Musical America Worldwide, July 31]