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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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The First Night of BBC Proms 2020 – premiere of Iain Farrington’s Beethoveniana/Grand Virtual Orchestra || From the Proms Archive, recorded @ Royal Albert Hall: Beethoven PC 3/Levit & Gardner | Birtwistle Panic/Harle, Clarvis & Davis | Mahler 3/Abbado.

The First Night of BBC Proms 2020 – premiere of Iain Farrington’s Beethoveniana/Grand Virtual Orchestra || From the Proms Archive, recorded @ Royal Albert Hall: Beethoven PC 3/Levit & Gardner | Birtwistle Panic/Harle, Clarvis & Davis | Mahler 3/Abbado.

Friday 17 July 2020, BBC Radio 3 @ 7 p.m. Guest Writer, Antony Hodgson This year, the BBC will broadest six weeks of Promenade Concerts taken from the archives and will end the season with two weeks of live concerts at which there is unlikely to be an audience. The...

Oliver Dowden, Culture Secretary, tweets…

Oliver Dowden, Culture Secretary, tweets…

"From 1 August socially distanced audiences can return for indoor performances in theatres, music halls and other venues. This builds on pilots with @londonsymphony and others. So pleased to make progress to Stage 4 of our road map for culture." Oliver Dowden, 17 July...

Marian Anderson’s Home Suffers Severe Flooding.

Marian Anderson’s Home Suffers Severe Flooding.

"The home she purchased in 1924 and in which she hosted numerous Black musicians restricted from performing in "white" venues, is in danger of closing--permanently. When ancient pipes recently burst, there was no one there to notice the three-and-a-half feet of water...