A selection of M&V 'gossip' articles
Ensemble. Major Delights - 'La traviata' from San Diego Opera, reviewed by Maria Nockin
Music for Musicians Only? - The public turns a deaf ear to improvised music. As for classical music, Jan Dahlstedt claims that having abandoned improvisation, classical music entered a sidetrack from which it has never escaped, thus badly stifling creative progress. If he is guilty of heresy or may have a point, read on and judge for yourself.
Editorial musings with Basil Ramsey. The good deed - The pros and cons of meddling, considered after a game of ludo
Editorial musings with Basil Ramsey. Failing insight - Wondering how much we miss