Very occasionally you are lucky enough to encounter a performance in which a sort of mystical transformation takes place: when the music and the way it is performed simply embody the emotion that underlies it.
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RECORDS / Double Play: Marriage of true minds: Edward Seckerson and Stephen Johnson on John Eliot Gardiner's new recording of The Marriage of Figaro
Saturday 13 August 1994
Friday 13 May 1994
Sunday 01 May 1994
OPERA / Marriage on the rocks: Stephen Johnson on the current revival of Le nozze di Figaro at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Wednesday 27 April 1994
Saturday 19 March 1994
Saturday 16 October 1993
Sunday 08 August 1993
Sunday 21 March 1993
Wednesday 27 January 1993
Classical Music Awards: Newcomer of the Year - Bryn Terfel: Artists strike triumphant note on big awards night
Monday 11 January 1993
MUSIC / A change for the better?: David Patrick Stearns on tradition and innovation at the Salzburg Festival
Monday 24 August 1992
RECORDS / Fatal attractions, flawed alliances: Stephen Johnson and Edward Seckerson review Puccini's Tosca and Gorecki's Symphony No 3
Saturday 04 July 1992
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