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A survey of Tippett’s music on CD… Sir Michael Tippett’s centenary year has come and gone. Tippett (1905-1998) was celebrated before 2005 and, hopefully, will continue to be so –...
Rob makes some well-aimed serious and surreal comments about what can be the worst aspect of going to a concert – the audience… I am writing this during the season...
BBC Radio 3, Friday 16 December-Sunday 25 December 2005 From 7 o’clock on the evening of the 16th to 5 p.m. on Christmas Day, including ‘through the night’, BBC Radio...
Nick Breckenfield salutes Klaus Tennstedt, who would have been 80 in June 2006, and introduces some concert performances that have recently appeared on Compact Disc… Klaus Tennstedt died just short...
“In Search of Mozart” is a new film by Phil Grabsky … it is the film for the 250th anniversary of Mozart’s birth (on 27 January 2006) and is narrated...
John Fallas embraces the final days of this year’s Festival – from Christopher Fox to Helmut Lachenmann… St Paul’s Hall, Friday 25 November Fox Etwas lebhaft A slice through translucence...
Tenor Ben Heppner talks about singing his first Gerontius… One of the finest dramatic tenors is about to make an important debut: Gerontius in Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius. In...
The Park Lane Group begins its 50th-anniversary season and Andrew Ball plays 50 piano pieces… Ask John Woolf, Director of the Park Lane Group, what makes PLG tick, and it...
This Saturday, 26 November, brings the Final of the first The Pianist–Yamaha Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs… Erica Worth is the irrepressible editor of Pianist Magazine, “the magazine for people...
Sir Charles Mackerras turns 80 on 17 November 2005. The following messages help celebrate this occasion… Citation, courtesy of Nicholas Kenyon and the BBC Proms Office, for the First winner...
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