NEW: 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.
Ensemble. Ariadne, Phaedra and Dido - Giuseppe Pennisi visits Spoleto to experience the first performance of a new work by Silvia Colasanti
A Double Career - Giuseppe Pennisi describes his life as an economist in the world of music
Classical music news. Obituary - Marcello Giordani (1963-2019)
Ensemble. 'Proserpine' in Spoleto - An opera by Italian composer Silvia Colasanti, experienced by Giuseppe Pennisi
Of Major International Interest - Giuseppe Pennisi looks forward to a summer of opera in Italy
Ensemble. Mystery and Drama - Benjamin Britten's chamber opera 'The Turn of the Screw' opens the 55th Spoleto Festival, reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi
CD Spotlight. A Hint of Bitters - Music by William Ferris, heard by Howard Smith. 'Well worth investigating.'
Ensemble. Darkness to Light - Giuseppe Pennisi visits the Ravenna Festival
Ensemble. A Cross Section - Bill Newman comments on some recent concerts at London's Wigmore Hall
A Real Find - Robert Davies made a remarkable impact when he stood in as Papageno late in the run of English Touring Opera's 'The Magic Flute'; Roderic Dunnett profiles him and celebrates the progress of other ETO cast members
The Designer Touch - Tonina Doráti and opera production, as explained to Bill Newman
Profile - And your compere is Paula Robison! Bill Newman talks to the American flautist, campaigner and announcer of the Spoleto Festival's mid-day concerts
Profile - music all the time. Bill Newman becomes reacquainted with young French cellist Gautier Capuçon
Impulse and space - Richard Hickox talks to Bill Newman at the 2001 Spoleto Festival
Celebratory Parade - Bill Newman has been to the 2001 Spoleto Festival and reports on his impressions of the surroundings, local artists and international music-making. 1. Praeludium.
CD Spotlight - Proud defiance - '... a marvellous sense of immediacy ...' - Bill Newman discusses a new recording of Prokofiev's 'War and Peace'
Maestro - The Menotti Interview, with Bill Newman
Menotti at Spoleto - Bill Newman pays a tail-end visit to the Italian festival's 42nd season