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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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Longborough Festival Opera announces Die Walküre cast.

Longborough Festival Opera announces Die Walküre cast.

Longborough Festival Opera has announced the cast for its new production of Wagner’s Die Walküre, to be performed between 1 – 14 June 2021. Following Longborough’s acclaimed Das Rheingold, Wagner’s epic tale of Der Ring des Nibelungen continues...

Edinburgh International Festival Goes Outdoors for 2021.

Edinburgh International Festival Goes Outdoors for 2021.

An artist impression of the University of Edinburgh's Old College Quad, one of three locations which will host live performances in temporary outdoor pavilions during the 2021 Edinburgh International Festival. Edinburgh International Festival to take place 7 - 29...

WIGMORE HALL TO RE-OPEN WITH 120TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL.

WIGMORE HALL TO RE-OPEN WITH 120TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL.

After a tumultuous year that saw Wigmore Hall streaming more than 200 concerts by 360 artists to over 6 million viewers and radio listeners across the globe, generating more than £1-million in online donations, Wigmore Hall will welcome the return of live audiences on...

Dallas Symphony & MET Orchestra to play Mahler One.

Dallas Symphony & MET Orchestra to play Mahler One.

"At the invitation of the Dallas Symphony and its Music Director Fabio Luisi, musicians in the MET Orchestra will perform Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 jointly with the DSO on May 1—100-players strong before a live audience in Meyerson Symphony Center."

Haircut achieved and beard much reduced…

Haircut achieved and beard much reduced…

From the first photo (I wonder who the gent is) to the now accurate second one, me in former times, took half-an-hour... http://www.colinscolumn.com/roll-on-april-the-12th-or-a-date-soon-after-so-that-i-can-have-a-haircut-and-get-a-lawnmower-to-the-beard/...