April 1 marks the centenary of the founding of the Bauhaus, arguably the most important school of art and design of the 20th century. Though not on its curriculum, music influenced the Bauhaus style, and vice versa.
This July marked the centenary of Ingmar Bergman’s birth. Albert Ehrnrooth looks at the role classical music played in his films and theatre from The Magic Flute to Fanny and Alexander.
When Luther nailed his 95 theses to a church door, renewing church music was far from his mind. And yet, that’s exactly what he did.
Barker in her element, to the extent that she may be playing herself.
The Dutch orchestra frequently tops the rankings. As it heads our way, we find out what makes it tick.