Pick of the Week:

So how French was Ravel?

From the Lebrecht Album of the Week: Never forget that Maurice Ravel was more Basque than French. His rhythms and harmonies belong to the borderlands.

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Report: Top conductor dies

The local newspaper in Bergamo, Italy, has reported the death, this afternoon, of Jeffrey Tate, the eminent British conductor. He suffered an apparent heart attack

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