Books
18 July 2012
Music as Alchemy: Journeys With Great Conductors and Their Orchestras Tom Service Faber & Faber, 288pp, £...
Books
17 October 2011
The Everyday Dancer Deborah BullFaber & Faber, 224pp, £14.99Deborah Bull, for many years one of England's leading...
Books
05 May 2011
A visceral and uncompromising singer, a drug addict, a promiscuous lover and an icon of war-torn France: Édith Piaf...
Books
11 November 2010
If the celebrations across the UK are anything to judge by, Stephen Sondheim's reputation as the giant of musical...
Culture
25 March 2010
Rufus Wainwright
Culture
22 February 2010
About 15 years ago, I made a serendipitous discovery in an Oxford bookshop. At the back, in an old cardboard box, was a...
Music and Performance
28 May 2007
Few string quartets are as unstintingly praised, or as unerringly good, as the Emerson String Quartet. It is with...
Music and Performance
05 June 2006
In the middle of the ancient forest of King's Wood in Kent, you can hear, if you listen closely, water slowly dripping...