Music

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

Harmony and Discord: The Real Life of Johann Sebastian Bach by Julian Shuckburgh

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

“The prophets of Marxist-inspired modernism are in retreat right across the board. They are perplexed at how the world has gone. Their view has not prevailed, even in modern music. Everything, including our understanding of recent history, is up for grabs.”

No Music Day gives us an opportunity to stop and think

At the Grafenegg outdoor music festival, funded by the Metternich family, on its third anniversary

Soviet musicians had no freedom but great prestige. Now the danger is corruption and greed

Choirs have sprung up everywhere as we begin to understand the healing power of the voice