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A selection of M&V 'Royal College of Music' articles

Ensemble. A Fascinating Insight - Georg Tintner's 'The Ellipse' and music by other Viennese émigrés, heard by Malcolm Miller

Ease of Technique - Malcolm Miller listens to the competitors at the 2013 Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

An Uplifting Concert - Malcolm Miller was at the 20th Intercollegiate Beethoven Piano Competition

Ensemble. Potent Emphasis - Malcolm Miller was at the recent Bloch and Israeli Music competitions

Of Bagatelles and Weightier Matters - Julian Jacobson reports on the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe's Beethoven Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Ensemble. Neatly Sung - Handel's 'Flavio' from English Touring Opera, by Robert Hugill

Ensemble. Intense and Believable - Handel's 'Xerxes', reviewed by Robert Hugill

Ensemble. A Little Bit of Magic - Purcell's 'The Fairy Queen', reviewed by Robert Hugill

Finest Attributes - Wigmore Hall recitals by Danny Driver, and by Jack Liebeck and Katya Apekisheva, admired by Bill Newman

Consummate Artists - Malcolm Troup reports on the BPSE Summer Festival at London's Regent Hall, where for the first time Music, not consumerism, called the shots

Ensemble. Immense Promise - Malcolm Miller reports on the recent Israeli and Bloch music competitions

Ensemble. Achingly Beautiful - Vivaldi's 'La verità in cimento' at Garsington Opera, reviewed by Roderic Dunnett

A Stunning Voice - A recital by Vuyani Mlinde impresses Robert Hugill

Palpable Sincerity - Robin Daniels pays tribute to the Scottish tenor Kenneth McKellar (1927-2010)

Ensemble. Poise and Grace - Bill Newman listens to Emre Engin and Alison Rhind

Real Individuality - Julian Jacobson was at the 2010 Beethoven Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Ensemble. Lively and Fluent - 'Orpheus in the Underworld' at London's Royal College of Music, reviewed by Robert Hugill

Confidently Entertaining - A recital by John Paul Ekins delights Bill Newman

Ensemble. Much to Enjoy - Johannes Goritzki and Julian Jacobson at London's Royal College of Music, heard by Robert Anderson

Ensemble. Better Late than Never - The BPSE Late Summer Festival, attended by Malcolm Troup

Ensemble. Deft Stagecraft and Virtuosity - Bloch and Israeli Music, heard by Malcolm Miller

CD Spotlight. Grandest Lines - Donald Tovey's cello concerto, heard by Robert Anderson. '... satisfyingly masterful.'

CD Spotlight. Thoughtfully Appealing - Judith Lambden plays J S Bach, heard by Howard Smith. '... a great deal to admire ...'

Winning Ensembles - Malcolm Miller was at the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe Chamber Music Competition

Ensemble. A New Path - Music by Oliver Rudland, heard by Robert Anderson

Mature and Considered - Stephen Savage plays Beethoven, heard by Julian Jacobson

CD Spotlight. Highly Challenging - Music for unaccompanied violin, heard by Howard Smith. '... searching performance ...'

Ask Alice - On full-size cellos and musicians' reputations, with classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh

Ensemble. A Virtue of Necessity - Robert Hugill was at English Touring Opera's 'Alcina'

Ensemble. Dark and Serious - Robert Hugill was at English Touring Opera's 'Tolomeo'

Ensemble. An Enthralling Performance - Robert Hugill reviews Handel's 'Flavio'

Marvelously Gifted - Bill Newman listens to pianist Alexander Romanovsky

Making a Real Fuss - Robert Hugill looks forward to English Touring Opera's HandelFest this autumn

Ask Alice - On business and friends, with classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh

Talented Youth - Malcolm Miller was at the 2009 Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

CD Spotlight. Pride of Place - Piano music by Frank Bridge, praised by Howard Smith. 'A standing ovation for Mark Bebbington ...'

Potential and Achievement - The sixteenth Beethoven Intercollegiate Piano Competition, experienced by Julian Jacobson

Record Box. Rich Variety - Oboe music by Edwin Roxburgh, heard by Patric Standford

CD Spotlight. Melodic Impact - Music by Spohr, Rolla and Kalliwoda, reviewed by Howard Smith. '... seasoned insights and faultless empathy.'

Ensemble. Force of Nature - The Matsumoto/Jacobson Duo and The Art of Falconry, by Malcolm Troup

Ensemble. Worth Discovering - 'Atalanta' at the London Handel Festival, reviewed by Robert Hugill

Rui dos Reis - Jennifer Paull interviews and investigates the Portuguese composer-pianist

Ensemble. Litmus Tests - Malcolm Miller at the fifteenth BPSE Beethoven Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Ensemble. A Valentine Extravaganza - Julian Jacobson in the first of his orchestral Valentine Extravaganzas, enjoyed by Malcolm Troup

CD Spotlight. A Curious Recital - Paul Calistus-Ashley plays Poulenc, Schubert and Dett, reviewed by Howard Smith. '... verve and sensitivity.'

Ensemble. Satisfying the Quest - 'The Nightingale and the Rose' by Oliver Rudland, reviewed by Robert Anderson

Ensemble. Sparkle and Communicability - Joseph Horovitz's 80th birthday celebration, appreciated by Malcolm Miller

Profile. Tête-à-Tête - Bill Newman talks to British pianist Mark Bebbington

A straight line career path - Conductor Kenneth Montgomery talks to Maria Nockin about his life, his music and upcoming events

Striving heavenwards - Malcolm Miller attends the Kendall Taylor Memorial Concert

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