Pick of the Week:

The Kazuki way with Brahms

The latest SlippedDisc/CBSO100 review is from John Gough: CBSO at Symphony Hall ***** CBSO, Kazuki Yamada, Francesco Piemontesi The CBSO’s season continued with two blockbuster

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LSO hires gospel conductor

Press release: On Sunday 1 March 2020, leading American gospel music specialist André J Thomas will conduct the London Symphony Orchestra in their first ever

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Violas get all the prizes

First Tim Ridout in Hamburg. Now Tabea Zimmermann in Munich. The German violist, 53, has been named winner of the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize.

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Boston goes headless

Mark Volpe let it be known last night that he’s retiring as president of the Boston Symphony in 14 months’ time. He will have served

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Let’s do without Beethoven

Welcome to the 20th work in the Slipped Disc/Idagio Beethoven Edition   An American musicologist proposed the other day that the best thing we could do

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