On Music

The end of BBC Four is a death sentence for BBC Orchestras and the Proms alike

The biggest symphony orchestras are in need of music directors: but who’s in the running for the top spot?

Is it time to give a grudging nod of acknowledgement to the BBC Proms?

The world’s greatest band return to Liverpool — do they still have it?

Rachel Podger and Brecon Baroque, Vivaldi, The Four Seasons

Helen Charlston & Toby Carr; Siglo de Oro (LFBM, St John’s, Smith Sq)

A Venetian Coronation, The Gabrieli Consort, St John’s Smith Square

The violinist Gidon Kremer stands brilliantly apart from the rest of the music world

A performance space without walls or limits