Jessica Duchen's Classical Music Blog. Music and writing in London, UK.
Saturday, December 15, 2018
'SWAN LAKE' JDCMB CHRISTMAS COMPETITION
WIN A SWAN LAKE CD AND A COPY OF ODETTE Vladimir Jurowski's recording of Swan Lake in its original 1877 version - before Dri...
Monday, December 10, 2018
Wales goes to China
Xian Zhang, principal guest conductor of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, fulfils a long-standing dream this month: she is at the helm a...
Saturday, December 08, 2018
Smash all-male choirs? A choral expert responds
Much fuss has been caused in the choral world these past few days by a suggestion from Lesley Garrett that it's high time all-male cho...
Friday, December 07, 2018
Need a place to rehearse? This may have the answer...
Last week I went north of the river to interview Steven Isserlis about a certain big birthday he has this month, to be celebrated with some ...
Sunday, December 02, 2018
Russian into London: a fabulous violinist makes her debut
I’ve just had a terrific Skype chat with the young Russian violinist Alena Baeva , ahead of her London debut at the Royal Festival Hall on...
View web version