CENTRAL ENGLAND: Mike Wheeler's concert reviews from Nottingham and Derbyshire feature high profile artists on the UK circuit - often quite early on their tours.
DISCUSSION: 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.
Eva Turner, the English soprano, was born in Oldham on 10 March 1892 and lived until 16 June 1990. An operatic career was established and took her worldwide in many roles, including that of Brunnhilde. In later life she taught and coached in both America and England.
Am I too loud? - Robert Hugill muses on Wagnerian sopranos and changing performance tradition