alison balsom

Alison Balsom

ALISON BALSOM: “the more depressing the world becomes, the more people will look for an experience which is slightly more profound than the immediate satisfaction of ‘fast-food’ entertainment…and that’s where classical music comes in.”

Classical Music: The Best of Lent Term

JOE BATES launches the new classical music column and tells you why Elgar’s Gerontius, the visit of Libor Pesek and an interesting marriage of Figaro and Facebook mean that Cambridge concert-goers are in for a treat.