Classical music - Page 2

Notenspur: unlocking Leipzig’s musical treasures

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The beauty of the project is that it can be actively enjoyed, with not only the sight and intellectual senses being awakened, but with the possibility of hearing music samples at each location, or imagining the songbird in a Leipzig park which inspired one of Mahler’s melodies.

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Edmund de Waal: personal history through objects

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A personal memoir with all the elements I like; family, travelogue and art manual.

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Bayreuth: our personal pilgrimage for Wagner

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Welcome to the holy grail of festival tickets in Germany.

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Wally loves life

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Opera brought her here. Leipzig is making her want to stay.

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Rossini’s unmissable ball

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La Cenerentola at Oper Leipzig: formidable flood of a music which reflects the larger-than-life personality of Rossini.

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It’s going down the Bach

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Via wit, history and video, our music columnist explores groundbreaking - and very cool - contributions to the fabric of classical music (and contemporary rock too) by Johann Sebastian Bach, timeless Leipzig celebrity, as Bach Festival approaches.

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