Not shaving to Schoenberg

Why do writers and visual artists seem less interested in living composers than composers are in them, wonders Andrew Ford

12 Aug 13 | Comments (1)

Works in progress

Andrew Ford on the long careers of composers Pierre Boulez and Henri Dutilleux

14 Jul 13 | Comments (0)

Monique diMattina in New Orleans

Andrew Ford is a fan. But of whom, exactly?

12 Jun 13 | Comments (0)

Benjamin Britten’s voice

Much of Britten’s vocal music was written for Peter Pears, writes Andrew Ford, which creates quite a challenge for modern interpreters

16 May 13 | Comments (0)

Margaret Thatcher and the moral neutrality of art

The soundtracks of other people’s lives can be unsettling, writes Andrew Ford

10 Apr 13 | Comments (1)

The man who wasn’t there

Sylvia Lawson on the ABC’s triumphant return to the Opera House

19 Mar 13 | Comments (3)

Watching the audience

A composer doesn’t often see people in the act of listening to music, writes Andrew Ford. WOMADelaide was an opportunity to take a look

13 Mar 13 | Comments (0)

Well-made music

Andrew Ford on the life and work of Lennox Berkeley

21 Feb 13 | Comments (0)