Pick of the Week:

Shostakovich’s English secret

The conductor Thomas Sanderling has uncovered a wartime suite of romances by Dmitri Shostakovich on poems by Shakespeare, Walter Raleigh and Robbie Burns. Even more

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Death of a Galamian disciple

The Danish violinist Anker Buch, who studied at Juilliard with Ivan Galamian alongside Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman, has died aged 74. Aside from a

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Yannick pulls again

Yannick Nézet-Séguin has cancelled on the Vienna Philharmonic this week ‘on health grounds’. It’s his third major cancellation in four months, prompting suggestions that the

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