Leading companies are overlooked for International Opera Awards after ‘playing it safe’, but individual British performers and productions are in with a chance.
Rory Bremner explains how listening to the child-friendly Peter and the Wolf made him a classical music fan for life.
The Welsh singer is among a number of British stars in the running for the first International Opera Awards.
Instrument dealer Emmanuel Gradoux-Matt could be sued for $400,000 after a violin in his care was loaned and never returned.
Next week (15 – 19 April), BBC Radio 3’s Composer of the Week programme will be featuring Joseph Horovitz (born 1926) and his teacher Gordon Jacob (1895 – 1984).