This is for the testing page.
He’s back, and I’ve been writing about him. Here’s the piece, from today’s Independent. The first concert is tonight and if you can’t get a return you can sneak into the RFH’s Clore Ballroom and see a live streaming. http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/daniel-barenboim-how-the-maestro-made-classical-music-the-hottest-ticket-in-town-1882250.html
Please excuse me: I have to disappear for a while as we have a family emergency afoot. Back as soon as possible.
It’s one of those times when only Bach will do, so here is the late, incomparable Lorraine Hunt Lieberson in an aria from Cantata No.33.
‘Will the green agenda be killed off by the longer-term coronavirus recovery? Or might the closure of so much business, and the cleaner air that results from planes not flying and factories not working, give us extra years to gain control of our environment?’