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.
The late Patric Standford may have written these short pieces deliberately to provoke our feedback. If so, his success is reflected in the rich range of readers' comments appearing at the foot of most of the pages.
'Here is the enchanted garden of Klingsor.' - Richard Wagner (alleged)
The Ravello Festival on Italy's Amalfi coast is an annual summer festival of music and other arts held since 1953. The festival normally runs for nearly two months each summer, with the main musical events taking place at weekends.
Further information: ravellofestival.com
Ensemble. Soft Romanticism - Giuseppe Pennisi listens to Schubert, Wagner and Mozart from Daniele Gatti and the Mozart Orchestra at the Ravello Festival
Ensemble. Innovative for the Time - Giuseppe Pennisi discovers Nicola Bonifacio Logroscino's Stabat Mater at the Ravello Festival