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

Neglected British Composers.

Neglected British Composers.

It has been suggested that I invite readers to nominate British Composers whom are unjustly neglected, and in so doing suggest a work of theirs that best represents them, whether recorded or not. I’ll start the ball rolling and give you my choice, Sir Lennox Berkeley....

When Tom met Harry & Max.

When Tom met Harry & Max.

In 2014, the respective composers’ eightieth-birthday year, Tom Service met Sirs Harrison Birtwistle (pictured right) & Peter Maxwell Davies for a fascinating and revealing conversation, just now rebroadcast on BBC Radio 3 (11.45 a.m. on Saturday May 30, and...

Conductors on the move.

Conductors on the move.

Emmanuel Krivine (pictured) has resigned as music director of Orchestre national de France with immediate effect. "After sharing so many beautiful moments of music and humanity with the Orchestre national de France and our loyal audience during our concerts (around...

New titles announced for Glyndebourne Open House.

New titles announced for Glyndebourne Open House.

Glyndebourne has announced the next two opera titles in its virtual festival, Glyndebourne Open House - Barber’s Vanessa (pictured) and Handel’s Rinaldo. Glyndebourne Open House enjoyed a successful launch last Sunday 24 May with a broadcast of Michael Grandage’s 2012...