“What the hipsters have done is take the same kind of bullshit you get in the fashion industry and apply it to cheese and artisan beer ”

Perhaps only an ad man could extol the virtue of “bullshit”. For Rory Sutherland, advertising encourages us to make increasingly irrelevant and stupid(...)

HJ Lim: gives the impression that, musically speaking, punctuation and cadence are of little concern to her

Korean pianist HJ Lim created quite a stir three years ago. She arrived on the recording scene in spectacular style in her mid-20s. EMI Classics to(...)

Julian Milone, whose elaboration of Bach’s Chaconne in D minor by way of an orchestration of Mendelssohn’s piano part made little sense

It looked like an interesting swap. Joshua Bell had been billed to open his NCH concert with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, in Bach’s Double (...)