Articles by Ivan Hewett
The great pianist's life seems to have passed him by without emotional impact. But he turns out not to be the "intellectual" pianist that people imagine.
Ivan Hewett finds the London Philharmonic subverting the fashion for musical inclusion
World music is a huge global business, but in musical terms it doesn't actually exist. For the authentic vibe, listen to the tinkle of money changing hands
Most people are tempted to consign musical modernism to the lumber room of history. Music still needs the modernists' spirit of adventure
How do you write up-lifting, start-of-an-era music? With difficulty it seems, as Kurt Masur has discovered