Classical music

The Ballad of Mauthausen ranks among the most beautiful music ever written about the Nazi Holocaust

I can imagine Kapustin in the background, smiling at his piano, during this breath-taking revival

What Rouse wrote was an intimate series of love letters to the orchestra

Feinberg / Winterberg: The lost works (Melism)

Daniel Johnson describes the joy of indulging in music as a teenage boy

Norman Lebrecht breaks a rule in his review of The Mermaid

Norman Lebrecht reviews Shostakovich: Violin concertos 1&2, performed by Alina Ibragimova and the State Symphony Orchestra of Russia

Tragedy struck Gustav Mahler, the archetypal summer composer, in 1907

Daniel Johnson reviews Wagner’s Parsifal, by Roger Scruton