It’s the Emperor.
Ivor Gurney’s Sleep.
BBC-2 showed two bio-docs last night. The first covered the life and works of the conductor Bernard Haitink, the second illuminated the life and death
The Romanian soprano Lucia Stănescu has died in Livorno, where she had lived and taught for the past 50 years. She was a leading Butterfly
Esther Abrami, a London-based French violinist has to keep her cat in a pouch while she plays. She explains: This kitten was abandoned but thankfully
Once again, the internal emphasis in Gelb’s presentation differs significantly from what he told the media this week. In a carefully lawyered video address, replete
Quintet in E flat opus 16 (1797) The period instrument movement, which began soon after the Second World War, gained momentum in the 1960s as
Amazing rendition by an Italianat baritone.
From the October issue of The Critic magazine: Where have the arts been during lockdown and why have they so plainly failed by their own
A fascinating reminiscence by his longterm sidekick Peter Csobadi. ‘Television did not interest him. I gathered all my persuasive powers and said, “we’ve got 100,000DM
Always good to sing the worse side of adversity.