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...

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Monday, August 02, 2010


Last and final post from the Verbier Festival: how Deborah Voigt and Valery Gergiev took on the mountains and won...

Sunday, August 01, 2010


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...