Classical music news. Making the world safe for small pianists - The Stretto Piano Festival and other forthcoming events, including the Verbier, Berkshire High Peaks, Presteigne and Oxford International Song festivals
CD Spotlight. Freshness and Vitality - Geoff Pearce explores the music of Paul von Klenau. '... a most welcome recording of music by what is today a relatively little-known composer.'
Piquant Ensemble. Contrasts - A cello and violin recital by Katherine Jenkinson and Ning Kam, heard by Mike Wheeler
Ask Alice - Practical advice from classical music's agony aunt, Alice McVeigh
Teenage virtuoso - Malcolm Miller attends the impressive Wigmore Hall début of Singaporean violinist Min Lee
CD Spotlight - Collecting material. '... a mélée of romantic and selective modern language ...' Utilising the unusual, with Basil Ramsey