When is a concert not a concert? What do you think?

When is a concert not a concert? What do you think?

I ask the question stimulated by a distinguished musician saying the following as part of a recent email conversation: “What is the point of presenting [these concerts] live as opposed to doing a video recording and distributing it that way? … The majority of...
Time flies in the company of The Navy Lark and Dad’s Army.

Time flies in the company of The Navy Lark and Dad’s Army.

We’re all aware of the phrase Tempus fugit … I have just been listening to the Classic Comedy Hour on BBC Radio 4 Extra (8 a.m. for me, with other start-times available during any one day), in this case The Navy Lark and then Dad’s Army, the latter adapted for...
Neglected British Composers.

Neglected British Composers.

It has been suggested that I invite readers to nominate British Composers whom are unjustly neglected, and in so doing suggest a work of theirs that best represents them, whether recorded or not. I’ll start the ball rolling and give you my choice, Sir Lennox Berkeley....