Weddings

Weddings

Once again, a royal wedding, and we all wish the young couple well. But here’s a confession: as a musician I find weddings chastening …

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Music: Nature needs Nurture

Music: Nature needs Nurture

No one knows why some human beings have a musical gift and others do not, any more than we know why some are destined …

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

The wide-awake young manager of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, James Williams, recently suggested that we should drop the term ‘classical’ when we apply it …

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