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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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Many Happy Returns to Julian Lloyd Webber, 70 today.

Many Happy Returns to Julian Lloyd Webber, 70 today.

To mark his 70th year, The Singing Strad is an outstanding 3-disc collection of cello favourites [available from April 9], chosen by Julian himself, featuring his celebrated recordings spanning over two decades, capturing him at the height of his...

Tony Hancock returns to BBC Radio 4 Extra…

Tony Hancock returns to BBC Radio 4 Extra…

... today at 8 o'clock, midday and 7 p.m. with the very first episode of Hancock's Half Hour, from November 1954, the regulars to be - Sid James, Bill Kerr and Kenneth Williams - already in place. Timeless! https://www.bbc.co.uk/schedules/p00fzl7l/2021/04/14

Detroit Symphony Orchestra: ten years of webcasting.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra: ten years of webcasting.

"Saturday, April 10 marked the ten-year anniversary of the first concert webcast by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Throughout the past year, livestreamed music has become a critical point of connection for audiences unable to attend concerts in person. While COVID-19...

Longborough Festival Opera announces Così fan tutte cast.

Longborough Festival Opera announces Così fan tutte cast.

Longborough Festival Opera has announced the cast for its new production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte, taking place between 23 June – 4 July 2021. Director and previous winner of the European Opera-directing Prize Sam Brown joins Lesley Anne...