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

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...

London Music Masters Launches New Online Series Friday Live!

The music education charity’s weekly package of engaging events andabsorbing activities keeps young people creative and curious through lockdown • London Music Masters’ new initiative, Friday Live!, is a brand new series of online live sessionsand downloadable...

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...