Norman Lebrecht

Norman Lebrecht is a British commentator on music and cultural affairs, a novelist, and the author of the classical music blog Slipped Disc. He was a columnist for The Daily Telegraph from 1994 to 2002, and assistant editor of the London Evening Standard from 2002 to 2009.

As soon as you enter Idagio.com you can kiss your working day goodbye

Flying is a macho thing for musicians. It shows they are in demand and living the good life

Norman Lebrecht on the late, great Mariss Jansons who died on December 1st

This new biography has set my feet pounding, for once in admiration rather than indignation

Domingo is far from the monster that America’s #MeToo movement has made of him

The great British opera director Jonathan Miller has died aged 85. Here is one of his last interviews

Criticism has died at London’s newspaper