Microtonalist and Mystic

A look at the life, music and esoteric spirituality of the microtonal pioneer.
Liszt on Speed
An investigation into the attraction of recent Modernist repertoire to younger generations of extreme pianists.
Sergei Taneyev:
Heir to Tchaikovsky or the Russian Bach?

A survey of the composer's work with recommendations from a range of recent recordings
Semyon Bychkov - the Maestro of Cologne
A survey of the great conductor's career and some thoughts on his future UK appearances.
The Chamber Music of Max Reger
An overview of Reger's works for small ensembles with recommendations from a range of recent recordings.
Day One at Kings Place
The Opening Day of London's Newest Concert Hall
The Minotaur
A report from the opening night of Harrison Birtwistle's latest opera.
If Handel Were Alive Today...
London welcomed Handel with open arms in 1710, but émigré composers today face tougher challenges.
Messiaen's Legacy
A survey of the influence of Olivier Messiaen on contemporary music in the year of his hundredth anniversary.