One of Moscow’s oldest independent record stores, the Purple Legion, founded in 1992, shut down today after poor sales. Our man on the spot says
An inquest into the death of Frances Andrade, the violinist who took her own life after testifying against her rapist, the Chetham’s head of music
The Australian pianist Jayson Gillham, winner of the Montreal Piano Competition, has signed an agency deal with Emblem Artists, a one-woman firm that has just one
It gives us huge pleasure to celebrate the 90th birthday next Sunday of Carlo Bergonzi, still singing strong. And the 75th today of Elena Obraztsova.