RECENT: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
Max (with a capital M) usually refers to a person's given name, such as the composers Max Bruch, Max Heinecke, Max Reger and Max Steiner. It can also refer to a common nickname for the British composer Peter Maxwell Davies. When used with a lower case m, it will probably be an abbreviation of the word maximum.
Ensemble. Atmosphere is Everything - Weber's 'Der Freischütz', reviewed by Robert Hugill
Ensemble. Fizzing Performances - The Derby Concert Orchestra and Chorale in Christmas mood, reviewed by Mike Wheeler