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He is due to perform JS Bach’s Goldberg Variations at the Proms, but is András Schiff playing the wrong instrument in the wrong hall to the wrong audience? Here he argues against his most infernal critic.
‘Too much of what passes for education splits children in two, and throws away half. Children are turned into little exam-takers far too early; to think of infants being sent home with homework to do is to contemplate a sort of wilful maiming.
Now is the best time in human history to be middle-aged. Fifty is the new forty, forty is the new thirty, and given that working life now extends to 70 and beyond, referring to 40 as middle-aged no longer feels right. It’s less than half-way through our working life.
The first African American to win the Pulitzer for music is celebrated for overcoming cultural prejudice, but his work is so good this should only be a sideshow to the main event of his compositions There is a lot to catch up on: a 93 year-old...
Israeli-Argentinian conductor’s planned September concert postponed as organisers look for a new date in wake of protests from Israeli officials Daniel Barenboim, one of the world’s foremost music conductors, is planning to take a Berlin orchestra...
From Ligeti to Björk and Mozart - the Finnish conductor reveals her musical inspirations How do you mostly listen to music? Most often in concerts and performances, in fact. Sometimes from the computer (sound files for work), but very little at home.
Alan Curtis, the harpsichordist who helped revive Baroque music in Italy, has died at his home in Florence. He made a great impact on his generation as a harpsichordist, musicologist and conductor of Baroque opera. Curtis was born in Mason, Michigan and received his PhD from the University of Illinois.
Listening to Ethel Smyth's The Wreckers at Bard, I thought, as many have thought before me, of Peter Grimes. The coastal village setting, the counterpoint of church hymns and solo voices, the massed choruses of suspicion and rage, the ostracizing...
The radiant music of Austrian composer Franz Schmidt, once feted by the Nazis, is haunted by its past. Ahead of the Proms premiere of his Symphony No 2, Gavin Plumley explains why it is time to listen afresh.
Israeli-American violinist, Itzhak Perlman, the (once) child prodigy and emblem for the talents of Israel, is now turning 70! He took some time on this birthday to look back on those who brought him where he is today. Chief among those jump-starters was Ed Sullivan, acclaimed variety show connoisseur, who in 1958 came to Israel to collect various talents that would be selected to appear on his show.
Royal Albert Hall, London The composer’s fascinating piece combining wired-up flutes, orchestra and electronic effects was teamed with Ligeti and Bartók under the meticulous instruction of François-Xavier Roth With a range that sees to encompass...
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