Jessica Duchen

Jessica Duchen

A Cornish music seminar is a fitting monument to an irascible but inspirational violinist

This year’s Proms are better than ever. Now the BBC needs to repeat the trick during the rest of the year

A new generation of conductors must show that the concert hall can be the venue for a truly emotional experience

No longer in her father’s shadow, the composer Roxanna Panufnik is scaling new heights

Shostakovich’s string quartets shine a light on the real composer in a way his symphonies cannot

Record companies frequently take a punt on lesser-known composers. Concert halls should do too

Can we hear the strains of mortality in the late works of classical composers?

Why is the bicentenary of the embodiment of Romanticism being downplayed by the BBC?

A regular bloke from Munich is taking the operatic world by storm. And he’s doing it by word of mouth

Classical musicians should take time off once in a while to have fun. It’ll help them professionally