Saturday, February 06, 2010

Enescu & Lipatti...

...in Enescu's Sonata No.3. Amazing recording - enjoy. And a few words in praise of Enescu and the ICR's Enescu Society. http://standpointmag.co.uk/node/2668

Thursday, February 04, 2010

V&A Musical Instrument Collection to close

Some thoughts on the projected closure of the V&A's world famous collection of musical instruments, and what great violins should really be doing... http://standpointmag.co.uk/node/2664

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

POLL: PLEASE VOTE!

Should audiences be allowed to take drinks into classical concerts? Please vote in the poll at the top of the sidebar to the left. You can only vote once and polling closes at 1am on 11 February. Thanks for your feedback, and I look forward to the results with interest!

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Happy Birthday, Jascha and Fritz!

Today is Kreisler's birthday & Heifetz's too. Spooky. Don't miss this totally incredible film of Heifetz: http://standpointmag.co.uk/node/2654

Monday, February 01, 2010

Stolen: another half a million or so...

This time, it's from the Salzburg Easter Festival. And where else, we wonder? I turn revolutionary in Standpoint with a little help from Michael Moore. http://standpointmag.co.uk/node/2652