To see so many organisations, new and old, recognising realities and yet seizing opportunities is heartening
Every year, around this time, I report back from the annual gathering of the classical industry at the Classical:NEXT conference. Bringing labels, distributors, innovators and artists together always breeds good ideas, goodwill and a better, shared understanding of where, as an industry, we are heading.
Year after year, the constant is the extraordinary commitment to brilliant music-making. But much else .....