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

My latest silence has been due to a kaput computer keyboard. I am now back using an old one that reminds why I took it out. Apologies for any CS editing not yet done and any emails not answered. I will now set about ‘other business’ and ‘Column catch-up’. See you at the summit of a Bruckner mountain; such as Symphony No.5/Marek Janowski.

My latest silence has been due to a kaput computer keyboard. I am now back using an old one that reminds why I took it out. Apologies for any CS editing not yet done and any emails not answered. I will now set about ‘other business’ and ‘Column catch-up’. See you at the summit of a Bruckner mountain; such as Symphony No.5/Marek Janowski.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScYsKbcvJMU WDR Symphony Orchestra, Cologne/Marek Janowski; November 24, 2023.

RPO appoints Joe Hisaishi as Composer-in-Association.

RPO appoints Joe Hisaishi as Composer-in-Association.

Japan’s most influential composer of film and classical music – Joe Hisaishi - has been appointed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) as its Composer-in- Association, with effect from 6 April 2024. Joe Hisaishi is a revered Japanese composer who produced all the...