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

Anders Hillborg’s 70th-birthday (May 31).

Anders Hillborg’s 70th-birthday (May 31).

On 18 and 19 January Esa-Pekka Salonen conducted a Jubilee concert with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra  celebrating the 70th birthday of Anders Hillborg, Sweden’s leading composer, at Berwaldhallen.  A sumptuous all-Hillborg...

Opera in Song at Opera Holland Park.

Opera in Song at Opera Holland Park.

Photo, Denis Sinyakov Announcing the return of Opera in Song including a public masterclass and concert in celebration of Dame Kiri Te Kanawa’s 80th birthday Curated by baritone Julien Van Mellaerts and pianist Dylan Perez, the Opera in Song recital series...

John Adams: Frenzy premiere conducted by Simon Rattle.

John Adams: Frenzy premiere conducted by Simon Rattle.

Frenzy, the new orchestral work by John Adams, is toured by the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Simon Rattle in March, with concerts in London, Bristol, Dortmund, Luxembourg and Paris. Future performances are planned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Toronto...