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

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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...

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation Laureate.

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation Laureate.

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa presents The Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation Laureate to Julien Van Mellaerts at gala concert, Opera Holland Park, London, Thursday 20 June Photo credit: Chris Christodoulou New Zealand baritone Julien Van Mellaerts was today presented with The Kiri Te...

Aldeburgh Festival 2024 – BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra – Ryan Wigglesworth conducts Bruckner Seven and Alban Gerhardt plays Unsuk Chin’s Cello Concerto. Live BBC Radio 3 broadcast.

Aldeburgh Festival 2024 – BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra – Ryan Wigglesworth conducts Bruckner Seven and Alban Gerhardt plays Unsuk Chin’s Cello Concerto. Live BBC Radio 3 broadcast.

Thursday, June 20, 2024 Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk Unsuk Chin's half-hour Cello Concerto (2008), premiered at the Proms the following year, was composed for Alban Gerhardt, now a veteran of the piece, which was revised in 2013. For all Gerhardt's mastery and...

Matthias Pintscher Press Release from Boosey & Hawkes.

Matthias Pintscher Press Release from Boosey & Hawkes.

Matthias Pintscher (photo: Ensemble intercontemporain / Franck Ferville) Matthias Pintscher signs with Boosey & Hawkes Boosey & Hawkes, a Concord company, is delighted to welcome a prominent new figure to its roster of composers: while Matthias Pintscher has...

Manchester Camerata launches 2024/25 season.

MANCHESTER CAMERATA LAUNCHES 2024/25 SEASON EXPLORING IDENTITY, STRENGTHENING RELATIONSHIPS WITH ITS ARTISTIC PARTNERS AND EMBARKING ON NEW COLLABORATIONS AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMMES Manchester Camerata performing at The Stoller Hall ©Robin Clewley Led by Music Director...