Jessica Duchen's Classical Music Blog. Music and writing in London, UK.
Sunday, May 12, 2019
The Ghosts of War
Tracing the path from FS Kelly's death in the Battle of the Somme, through the rediscovery of the Schumann Violin Concerto on the eve of...
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Brainstaves: a string quartet on a mission
The Ligeti Quartet is presenting a programme at Kings Place tomorrow that's so extraordinary I just had to ask them how it works. This...
Sunday, May 05, 2019
Music and politics don't mix, right? Wrong.
Three cheers for Rhinegold and Classical Music Magazine, now home to a new podcast entitled Music Plus , hosted by music journalist and huma...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
"We start with a completely blank slate"
Charlotte Bray Photo: (c) Nicholas Dawkes Charlotte Bray 's brand-new Triple Concerto, modelled after Beethoven's, is being pr...
Monday, April 29, 2019
5 lessons from three busy days
Whatever we do, we can learn something. In any situation, principles can be extrapolated that are valuable for the future. I've had thre...
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