Hello.

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!

My site is mostly Classical Music-based: News, Reviews and general odd-jobbery, things to read and things to watch. Please do have a gander.

Cheers, Col

Password problems!

Password problems!

I have been having problems with email and my Column, so apologies for a lack of activity here and also for any delayed responses. I think I am now reinstalled with both mediums. Colin

Casablanca.

Casablanca.

I just watched, on BBC2 (16.20-18.00), what I usually nominate as my favourite film, Casablanca (made in 1942). Even on its umpteenth viewing this masterpiece never fails to compel – shooting it in black & white only adds to the atmosphere. Difficult to believe...

BBC Proms 2020 – Klaus Tennstedt conducts Beethoven 9.

BBC Proms 2020 – Klaus Tennstedt conducts Beethoven 9.

Klaus Tennstedt 1926-1998 Last night BBC Radio 3 broadcast its penultimate Prom to nearly complete the reconstituted 2020 season. It was a terrific account of Beethoven’s ‘Choral’ Symphony – Klaus Tennstedt conducting (31 August 1991), the full-strength London...