Community music-making is the jewel in the British crown

3 April 2021 9:00 am

Community music-making is the unifying jewel in the British crown, says James MacMillan

Susan Hill: The brilliance of the NHS cancer service

15 February 2020 9:00 am

Exactly 50 years ago I drove, for the first visit of many, across country to Aldeburgh in Suffolk, following the…

Hans Werner Henze: the Ed Miliband of opera

20 June 2015 9:00 am

We opera critics love gazing into crystal balls. We’re particularly good at discovering Ed Milibands and backing them to the…

Do I wish I’d gone to see Peter Grimes on the beach at Aldeburgh? No

7 September 2013 9:00 am

With a tidal wave of Peter Grimeses about to engulf us — performances in London, Birmingham and Leeds in September…