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

Music by Călin Humă [Guild]

Music by Călin Humă [Guild]

Călin Humă, born 1965 in Romania, has lived in the UK (Hampshire to be precise) for the last couple of decades. On the evidence of the two ambitious works recorded here Humă is a romantic composer with the ability to communicate generously with listeners and to paint...

Riga Jurmala Music Festival suspended until 2021.

New initiatives announced: Riga Jurmala Academy Online; Televised Tribute to Mariss Jansons Riga, Wednesday 13 May 2020 The Board of Trustees of the Riga Jurmala Music Festival today announced the decision to suspend the Riga Jurmala Music Festival until...

The Grange Festival launches online streaming season.

To coincide with the planned 2020 season, The Grange Festival will be streaming free online performances of three highlights from their previous seasons. The first offering, on Sunday 24 May, is the five-star “absolute must-see” production of Handel’s Agrippina from...

Santa Fe Opera 2020 is cancelled.

"It is with profound sadness that I announce today that the Santa Fe Opera has been forced to cancel its 2020 Season as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This difficult but necessary decision was made with the health and safety of our staff, artists, patrons and the...