Culture
14 February 2008
Ten years ago, Daniel Barenboim did the Beethoven "double", playing the five piano concertos and conducting the nine...
Music and Performance
31 January 2008
Of all the mad avant-garde composers of the 20th century, Olivier Messiaen was surely the maddest. The organist at a...
Culture
10 January 2008
In a glass-walled conference room at a well-known music publishing house overlooking the roofs of London, the 53-year-...
Music and Performance
25 October 2007
Horrifying as it may seem, there are young people around today who think that Sibelius is just a computer program used...
Culture
12 July 2007
Millions of years ago, when I was an A-level music student, the typical Bach exam question required candidates to...
Music and Performance
05 July 2007
It was a mark of the cultural importance of the event that the Lithuanian embassy in London should have played host...

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