Hi,

I’m Colin Anderson, a writer on music and the editor of Classical Source.

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Cheers, Col

BBC Proms 2024 announced.

Pinned post ***Amendments*** Prom 30, National Youth Orchestra - Alexandre Bloch replaces Nathalie Stutzmann Wagner The Flying Dutchman – overture 11’Missy Mazzoli Orpheus Undone 15’Dani Howard new work c14’ (BBC co-commission: world premiere)*Mahler Symphony No. 1 in...

Otto Klemperer – The Warner Classics Remastered Edition, Volume Two – Complete Recordings of Operas & Sacred Works on EMI, Columbia & HMV.

Otto Klemperer – The Warner Classics Remastered Edition, Volume Two – Complete Recordings of Operas & Sacred Works on EMI, Columbia & HMV.

Pinned post A huge embrace for this set of deeply impressive performances, relevant rather historical, a lifetime's listening, made all the more bountiful by the superb remastering (once again, as in Otto Klemperer Volume One) of the master-tapes - the yesteryears...

Visions and Journeys: NMC releases orchestral works by Anthony Payne – BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Davis and Martyn Brabbins.

Visions and Journeys: NMC releases orchestral works by Anthony Payne – BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Davis and Martyn Brabbins.

The inclusion of Visions and Journeys takes me back to August 2002 when I started writing for What's On in London, the first of many interviews I undertook for the weekly magazine was with Anthony Payne, talking about the piece then on the cusp of its premiere (not...

Stokowski Proms Encores.

Stokowski Proms Encores.

Edward Johnson writes... Apropos the ICA Box you recently reviewed, Stokowski was a great encore giver and he treated his Proms audiences to several, including these two items. Neither have been commercially released but were taped off the radio. After the...