Pick of the Week:

A winner for all time

The discreet charm of Arthur Rubinstein, discussed in my current column, provokes this memory from an audience member at his first international piano competition: Emanuel

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A job designed for doormats

I was sorry to read (on www.musicalamerica.com) that Harry Kraut had died. In a job designed for doormats, Harry stood up combatively to Leonard Bernstein,

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A job designed for doormats

I was sorry to read (on www.musicalamerica.com) that Harry Kraut had died. In a job designed for doormats, Harry stood up combatively to Leonard Bernstein,

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All bets are off

Hot ticket at next summer’s Salzburg Festival is Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet with Paris Hilton and Jonny Depp in the title roles – sorry, make

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All bets are off

Hot ticket at next summer’s Salzburg Festival is Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet with Paris Hilton and Jonny Depp in the title roles – sorry, make

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More on the missing concerto

Two eminent violinists have been in touch concerning my recent assertion that the Mieczyslaw Karlowicz concerto has ‘not been played outside Poland in living memory’.

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More on the missing concerto

Two eminent violinists have been in touch concerning my recent assertion that the Mieczyslaw Karlowicz concerto has ‘not been played outside Poland in living memory’.

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Panic in the Langham Bar

I was having morning tea on Friday with Anne-Sofie von Otter and her accompanist Bengt Forsberg across the road from the BBC when Bengt’s mobile

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Panic in the Langham Bar

I was having morning tea on Friday with Anne-Sofie von Otter and her accompanist Bengt Forsberg across the road from the BBC when Bengt’s mobile

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