Arts Comeback – a special offer

No-one needs to be told how difficult the last few months have been for the arts. But we know that people are still hungry for cultural experiences. A survey by Indigo Ltd of audiences from 192 different arts organisations found that nearly three in every four respondents listed the buzz …

Chamber Music Competition 2019

Photos from the final of the St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Music Competition 2019. The finalists were: The Brompton QuartetThe Bloomsbury QuartetPocket Sinfonia Also performing were the Amanzi Quartet, winners of the Audience Prize in the 2018 competition.

Mozart trolls his horn player

Here’s the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment playing Mozart’s Horn Concerto no 1 at Conway Hall in April. In the background they’re projecting Mozart’s handwritten copy of the score, complete with translations of the jokes he left for his horn playing friend Joseph Leutgeb. I love the fact we’re …