Daniel Harding

The sound of no hands clapping

16 September 2017 9:00 am

‘We’re going to live for ever!’ declares Robert Powell as Gustav Mahler at the end of Ken Russell’s 1974 biopic.…

A trip to Berlin with John Smith before the wall came down

15 November 2014 9:00 am

Last Sunday night 8,000 illuminated balloons, tethered along eight miles of Berlin’s former inner-city border between East and West Germany,…

Should we watch the second act of Tristan und Isolde (without the first or the third)?

7 December 2013 9:00 am

There aren’t many operas from which you can extract a single act and make a concert of it, in fact…

'I was an arrogant 18-year-old': Daniel Harding on growing up

2 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Have a look at this,’ says Daniel Harding, goggle-eyed, between mouthfuls of salmon. The pictures on his smartphone show Claudio…