Hi,

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

Welcome to my Column, a bit of a blog: news, reviews, things to watch, and other posts to read; a mix of things. I hope you like the contents.

Cheers, Col

A MAJOR YEAR FOR SIR ANTONIO PAPPANO: Warner Classics celebrates Sir Antonio Pappano’s 65th birthday year with a 27-CD box set of his complete recordings with Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.

A MAJOR YEAR FOR SIR ANTONIO PAPPANO: Warner Classics celebrates Sir Antonio Pappano’s 65th birthday year with a 27-CD box set of his complete recordings with Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.

Coinciding with the publication of a major new autobiography and a landmark year for Sir Antonio Pappano, Warner Classics releases a collection of his Complete Symphonic, Concertante and Sacred Music Recordings with Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia – including a...

Today, April 15, marks violinist & conductor – and the co-founder of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields – Sir Neville Marriner’s centenary. He died on October 2, 2016, at the age of 92.

Today, April 15, marks violinist & conductor – and the co-founder of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields – Sir Neville Marriner’s centenary. He died on October 2, 2016, at the age of 92.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToIRaToIEu4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgMqMct1G64&list=OLAK5uy_nZMsn8zpkA_Xu-E-_mDHfJilx-9qU11j4&index=1 All eight of William Boyce's Symphonies on this link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLcRecxb8Mo Sir Neville's son...

Many Happy Returns to broadcaster & writer Rob Cowan, 76 today. Bruckner & Bach are central to Rob’s musical appetite; there’s an appropriate number of trombones for a music man, with a couple of additions for Bartókian raspberries; and then Rob discusses Bartók’s String Quartets: when it will be goodnight from me and hello from him.

Many Happy Returns to broadcaster & writer Rob Cowan, 76 today. Bruckner & Bach are central to Rob’s musical appetite; there’s an appropriate number of trombones for a music man, with a couple of additions for Bartókian raspberries; and then Rob discusses Bartók’s String Quartets: when it will be goodnight from me and hello from him.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfSKU3pvZwc Choir of Bavarian Radio/Eugen Jochum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPAiH9XhTHc Julia Hamari (soprano) & Otto Büchner (violin) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhkdsZYOTUs Meredith Willson: lyrics & music; Robert...