Southbank Sinfonia Baroque at St John’s Smith Square

The future of conducting is looking bright — everywhere except in Russia and America

The first duty of a conductor is to imagine a world without noise

The appointment of a chief conductor little affects the general performance of an orchestra

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