Pick of the Week

Barenboim's cognitive dissonance

Most musical responses, public and private, to my discussion of religious anomalies in Daniel Barenboim’s Diwan orchestra have taken a markedly hostile tone. Several professional musicians

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Some more good numbers

A day behind the Salzburg statistics, Glyndebourne has announced 96 percent attendances over 76 performances this summer, which is four

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Not in an Age

The Age of Melbourne used to be one of the world’s serious newspapers. During the 1990s it kept its finger

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Sad news from Australia

The country’s most successful pianist, Geoffrey Tozer, has died at home in Melbourne, aged 54. A prolific, inquisitive artist, he

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