Jessica Duchen's Classical Music Blog. Music and writing in London, UK.
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Visas for Life - a return to Lithuania
It is Lithuania's National Day today, and for the first time Symphony Hall, Birmingham, is to resound to The Sea by Mikolajus Čiurlio...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Miracle at Milton Court?
Benjamin Grosvenor Photo: Patrick Allen Imagine for a moment that you are at, say, the Derby. It’s pretty good. But then in flies Peg...
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Seeing is Believing: Norman Perryman paints the music
Last night I was describing the musical work of the painter Norman Perryman to some artistic friends who were young in the 1960s. "Tha...
Saturday, February 09, 2019
Everything you wanted to know about the Russians, but were afraid to ask
Many years ago, in another century, in what feels like another lifetime (though was merely the 1990s) I used to edit a piano magazine. It wa...
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Lupu's London farewell?
Radu Lupu in rehearsal. Photo from New York Review of Books, nybooks.com The chairs were out for the returns queue at the Royal Fe...
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