A selection of M&V 'professional' articles
Think Again - A late review of Anvil (and some musings on classical music equivalents), by Gordon Rumson
Confidently Entertaining - A recital by John Paul Ekins delights Bill Newman
Ensemble. Pure Magic - Opera North's 'Rusalka', reviewed by Mike Wheeler
CD Spotlight. Grandest Lines - Donald Tovey's cello concerto, heard by Robert Anderson. '... satisfyingly masterful.'
CD Spotlight. Cosmic Distance - Choral music from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, recommended by George Balcombe. '... such clarity ...'
Ask Alice - Problems with a violinist who's 'too good', with classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh
Ensemble. Consummate Skill - 'Hamlet' by Ambroise Thomas, heard by Maria Nockin
Ask Alice - On personnel problems in orchestras, with classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh
Ensemble. In Full Voice - Britten's 'St Nicolas' at Canterbury Cathedral, enjoyed by Pippa Hare
Ensemble. A Double Farewell - Henze and Mahler in Rome, reported by Giuseppe Pennisi
CD Spotlight. Hauntingly Beautiful - Christmas music from Chicago a cappella, reviewed by Robert Hugill. '... I would have liked a little more grit ...'
CD Spotlight. Very Powerful - Orchestral music by Vytautas Bacevicius, reviewed by Gordon Rumson. 'He had much to say and said it very well.'
Ask Alice - When to put up and shut up, by classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh
DVD Spotlight. Beyond Beauty - A film about Sergiu Celibidache, seen by Ioana Osoianu. 'There are no compromises.'