Jessica Duchen

Jessica Duchen

Why should it ever be acceptable to pass off as live a recording that has been extensively altered?

Sponsors aren’t splashing the cash, so festivals have to come up with innovative ways to keep going

There are too many indifferent pianists playing too small a repertoire and the public is bored

Music is the perfect medium to deal with Goethe’s Faust because of its focus on the human condition

While Chopin’s bicentenary is marked far and wide, there’s little mention of Schumann’s

Lack of co-ordination on events, concerts and re-releases has marred the composer’s bicentenary

We can now begin to understand the reasons why music is an essential part of civilisation

Blogs, podcasts and digital concert halls are the way forward for classical music lovers

Will Handel’s most famous oratorio work on the stage?

No Music Day gives us an opportunity to stop and think