J S BACH: Rafał Blechacz:

  The Polish pianist Rafał Blechacz, particularly lauded for his Chopin interpretations, now turns to Bach, a composer with whom he has enjoyed a long association, having studied organ as well as piano in his younger days. It’s a strikingly personal programme and he launches it with an account of the Italian Concerto that exudes […]

Read More

Daniel Barenboim and Christoph Waltz in conversation

Barenboim and Waltz discuss the importance of the text in the respective creative disciplines Today’s video is a fascinating conversation between Daniel Barenboim and the actor Christoph Waltz in which they discuss the differences between the texts that they use in performance – for Barenboim the score, for Waltz the script. They also explore how […]

Read More

MARIA CALLAS: Box-set of remastered live recordings

The live recordings from 1949 to 1964 are being reissued to mark 40 years since Callas’s death. The 40th anniversary of Maria Callas’s death in Paris will be marked by the release of a new 42-disc box-set from Warner Classics called ‘Maria Callas Live: Remastered Live Recordings 1949-1964’. The box-set will be released on September […]

Read More

ADELE: “I’m not a trend-setter… I’m a singer… I’d rather weigh a ton and make an amazing album than look like Nicole Richie and do a shit album”

“I love food and hate exercise. I don’t have time to work out… I don’t want to be on the cover of Playboy or Vogue. I want to be on the cover of Rolling Stone or Q. I’m not a trend-setter… I’m a singer… I’d rather weigh a ton and make an amazing album than […]

Read More

ETHAN WINER: This is a video version of my workshop “Lies, Damn Lies, and Audio Gear Specs” from the October 2013 AES show in NYC

ETHAN WINER: This is a video version of my workshop “Lies, Damn Lies, and Audio Gear Specs” from the October 2013 AES show in New York City. Panelists are Ethan Winer, Mike Rivers, Scott Dorsey, and David Moran. This video explains how the fidelity of audio equipment is assessed and measured, and is an offshoot […]

Read More