How do we justify the existence of a radio station that just 3% of us listen to, but everyone pays for? A few musings on classical music and the BBC.
Award winning Durham choir Northern Spirit Singers will be appearing on Radio 3’s The Choir tomorrow at 4pm, singing at the Free Thinking festival at Sage Gateshead, along with the Quay Lasses, the North East Youth Chorale and the National Youth Choir of Great Britain’s chamber choir. I’ve never heard them before because I keep […]
I’ve been thinking quite a bit recently about the relationship between listening to music and watching a performance. A couple of things set me off wondering whether it’s important to be able to see clearly at a concert, and why we so often want to. On the other hand, with opera the answer to this […]