The pianist and violinist demonstrate their experience as a double-act as they excel at Mozart
Pianist Maria Joao Pires offered a sound of warm fullness and muscular expressiveness
As the Royal Opera opens its new Don Giovanni, Jessica Duchen argues that its theme of moral vacuity is as relevant now as in Mozart's day
No wonder he was widely considered the finest conductor of his day, he was certainly the best-loved of them all, writes Jessica Duchen
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Christian Blackshaw occupies a unique niche on the piano circuit. His brilliant early career was powered by the ability, which he had absorbed from his great mentor Clifford Curzon, to make every note sing. His wife’s illness then took him out of the game, which he has now re-entered.
The first Dolby filter cost £700, around £11,000 today; he soon began working on a home model
The Ig Nobel prize winners have been announced, with stargazing dung beetles, penis amputations and rodent guzzling recognised in an award ceremony that celebrates the sillier side of scientific research.
A poem which famously inspired Nelson Mandela during his decades of incarceration has been set to music by a rising opera star.
Comedy: I have been watching the HBO series Girls. It's my latest box set. It's extraordinary. Lena Dunham not only writes and stars in it but also directs it. Which is incredibly brave of her, but makes complete sense as it's totally her vision. And it's fantastic that a network has let her creativity flourish without interference. We need more of that in TV.
The umbrella title for English National Ballet’s latest triple bill suggests decadent abandon.
Tributes have poured in for Sir Colin Davis, the longest-serving principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), who has died at the age of 85.
Royal Festival Hall, London
Since the Polish-Canadian pianist Janina Fialkowska returned to the stage three years ago after a long time out, her story has earned her legendary status.
'I'd love to see Mozart on stage playing vintage synths'
Destination: Milk International. This week plans were announced to rename San Francisco's airport after the gay rights activist and politician, Harvey Milk, who was assassinated in 1978 while serving as a city supervisor.