Simon Rattle. I found a huge amount to admire in the LSO’s performance of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony under Rattle.

It’s probably a combination of factors that has had me thinking about audience sizes. There was the announcement of the redevelopment of the National (...)

RTÉ Concert Orchestra:  what’s the score? Photograph: Mark Stedman

People ask me questions all the time. Well, not literally. But, since my face is known, people I’ve never met do regularly come up to me at concerts w(...)

Mahan Esfahani: Photograph: Getty Images

  Mahan Esfahani   HARPSICHORDIST, IRAN/US   Plays Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier, and The Goldbe(...)