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

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Chopin Competition is postponed.

The 18th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition postponed till 2021 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 18th Chopin Competition has been moved to 2021. The Competition will take place at the Warsaw Philharmonic from 2 to 23 October 2021. Poland’s Minister of...

Grigory Sokolov [Deutsche Grammophon]

Grigory Sokolov [Deutsche Grammophon]

Deutsche Grammophon already has in its catalogue one of the great piano recordings: Sokolov live at Salzburg, Mozart & Chopin (review-link below). Now, this wonderful Russian artist (born in 1950) is heard in a 2019 programme, pieced together from June appearances...