Pick of the Week:

The next political flashpoint

On the BBC’s Music Matters tomorrow, I discuss the forthcoming premiere of Armenian composer Tigran Mansurian’s Cello Concerto on April 24th, a day that Armenians

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So how's your agent doing?

In the May issue of The Strad, out this week, I discuss the turbulent state of classical management, where personnel changes and recessional panics have

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Why buy a newspaper?

Waking up this morning, I turned to radio and television for updates on the Polish disaster, then bought the newspapers. Wish I hadn’t. Both the

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Believe what you like

Courtney Love, widow of the late Kurt Cobain and supposedly ‘the most controversial woman in the history of rock’, has a powerful interest in Sir

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