Friday, August 06, 2010

Egos and Enigmas

I have pieces out today on Elgar's Violin Concerto and Strauss's Ein Heldenleben (links are in the Standpoint post), and will be a guest commentator tonight on BBC4 about the Strauss at the Prom, so the egos are theirs and mine too. Plus Heifetz playing the Elgar... http://standpointmag.co.uk/node/3271

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Russian around...

The situation re Pletnev and why I wouldn't like to be director of the Proms right now. http://standpointmag.co.uk/node/3263

Monday, August 02, 2010

JDCMB TFA V

Last and final post from the Verbier Festival: how Deborah Voigt and Valery Gergiev took on the mountains and won... http://standpointmag.co.uk/node/3261

Sunday, August 01, 2010

JDCMB TFA IV

Mostly about a La Boheme that I shall never forget - meet the future stars of opera! And some characterful snaps of things you see only in Verbier. More soon, too... http://standpointmag.co.uk/node/3259