On Music

Giving marks to people playing Chopin is no different from deciding on medals in gymnastics

There are expectations going back to 1948 that musicians turn up to provide relief

Bruckner and the German soul

On a performance in three dimensions for all five senses

Why music festivals have lost their purpose

How London has lost its place as a classical music capital.

On the extraordinary talent of a troubled composer

Norman Lebrecht re-examines the life and legacy of Stravinsky.

Limitless choice and a rattle of regret

“Orchestra makes right call” shock!