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

Study Reveals the Vaccination Conundrum Facing Orchestras.

Study Reveals the Vaccination Conundrum Facing Orchestras.

"Results of a new survey of potential audience members about their willingness to return to live events make for uncomfortable reading for organizations hoping to get back to normal anytime soon. A great deal appears to hinge on mask wearing policies and the idea of...

Local Government Bars Domingo from Singing in Spain.

Local Government Bars Domingo from Singing in Spain.

"Plácido Domingo has enjoyed some high-profile support of late, but now a Spanish provincial government has barred its regional orchestra from accompanying the veteran tenor-turned baritone at a music festival in September citing the singer’s alleged history of sexual...

BBC Proms: Updates to the published programme.

BBC Proms: Updates to the published programme.

Clarke Peters to lead The Golden Age of Broadway Prom Updates and amendments to the published programme On Saturday 31 July, a star-studded cast led by Clarke Peters (The Wire, Chicago and Guys and Dolls) will join the BBC Concert...

Franz Berwald 225.

Franz Berwald 225.

Born Stockholm July 23, 1796. Here is Berwald's wonderful Sinfonie singulière (Symphony 3; 1845). Whoever posted this recording managed to omit the performers! Comments added suggest that Okko Kamu is conducting, which means it's the Helsingborg SO on Naxos. It's a...

Salzburg Festival Terrace Talk: Don Giovanni.

Salzburg Festival Terrace Talk: Don Giovanni.

Director Romeo Castellucci and conductor Teodor Currentzis at the Terrace Talk Don Giovanni. Photos: SF/Anne Zeuner (SF, 23 July 2021) Love is the greatest value in Don Giovanni’s life. To conductor Teodor Currentzis, the fact that he is willing to betray, rape,...

Caramoor’s Fall-Spring season in Music Room, Oct 1-May 22.

Caramoor’s Fall-Spring season in Music Room, Oct 1-May 22.

With expanding audiences and a lineup that continues to go from strength to strength each summer, Caramoor also remains a hub for musical and artistic exploration all year round. The 2021–22 Fall-Spring season, presented indoors amid the paintings...