FROM ROME: Keep in touch with the Italian opera and classical music scene by reading Giuseppe Pennisi's regular reports.
LISTENING TO TCHAIKOVSKY: Béla Hartmann uses his knowledge of Eastern Europe to argue against the banning of all Russian culture following Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine.
Margaret Darby has a degree in music from Davidson College and has worked many years as a freelance interpreter in Europe. She is currently a freelance writer in Philadelphia and an active chamber musician.
Margaret Darby reports from Opera Philadelphia
All material © 1998-2023 Classical Music Daily, various authors and photographers.
All rights of the original copyright holders are reserved, and are credited where known.
Formerly known as Music & Vision – The world's first daily classical music magazine
Founding Editor: Basil Ramsey (1929-2018); Editor: Keith Bramich