‘Kirkos’s playing was rather rough- edged, the ensemble not yet bedded in, the colours not quite true.’ Photograph: Tara Thomas

It’s turning out to be a good month for musical exploration. Last week I wrote about Kurtág’s Ghosts, in which Italian pianist Marino Formenti took(...)

Christian Ihle Hadland

The old saw has it that performances on period instruments are like cleaning the varnish off the work of an old master and showing the true colours fo(...)