March 24, 2020

My Instrument: The Accordion

Scottish musician James Crabb was just four years old when he began playing the accordion, a relatively young instrument that’s beginning to gain a greater foothold in classical music.

March 23, 2020

My Music: Russell Torrance

The beloved ABC Classic broadcaster discusses his earliest musical memories, getting assigned the tuba on account of his height, and the prospect of introducing his son to Beethoven and Mahler.

March 18, 2020

Pearls of Wisdom

Pianist Stephen Hough spends hours in airports, planes and hotels so uses the “dead time”, to scribble notes about music, performing, religion and life. These musings have been gathered into a book called Rough Ideas: Reflections on Music and More. Here are three excerpts.