Jonathan Gaisman

Jonathan Gaisman

Despite incessant attacks from militant atheists, God is not dead. To doubt is human, but we can still take comfort in the sacred mysteries

Chopin and Wanda Landowska were very different musicians with only one thing in common

Two centuries on, Beethoven’s Hammerklavier Sonata is still as enigmatic and sublime as ever

A Milan exhibition shows how much Dürer was influenced by the Italian masters

Director Willy Decker makes a plausible case that the eternal  feminine underpins The Ring

The cornerstone of our legal system has withstood the encroachments of EU and statute law, but the jury is out on its long-term future 

Mozart’s great contemporary should be regarded as his equal, particularly in his string quartets

A dozen of the best Schubert Lieder to take the listener beyond the three great song cycles

How an inspiring Hungarian violinist created a musical community at IMS Prussia Cove

Our theatre is amongst the best in the world, but prone to cheap, jarring adaptations. Classical texts, like music, should be respected