Under starter’s orders

Under starter’s orders

On Wednesday 6 December 2017, the winner of the Critics’ Circle’s annual award for Distinguished Service to the Arts will be announced at the Circle’s Annual General Meeting in London. The 500 members of the Circle are currently deciding between the...
Thrill Ride

Thrill Ride

London Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle, Prom 46, Royal Albert Hall A certain musical schizophrenia characterised the last hundred years: as “The 20th Century” the age was bright, modern and broke with the past. Composers braved atonality and persuaded the players it...