No conductor from China or Japan ever commanded world orchestras before Seiji Ozawa, and none has since matched his impact

Radio 3 maintains its course towards self-destruction

Poulenc and others: Chamber music (Calliope/DG)

The film should not have ignored the political and musical context to Bernstein’s life

On BBC radio’s preoccupation with Americans and identity politics.

Sergei Rachmaninov: Symphonies 2 and 3

On the extraordinary talent of a troubled composer