Helen Wallace is consultant editor of BBC Music Magazine.
Opera at Spitalfields Summer Festival
If the Minister for Culture really wants the arts to be accessible for all, his government needs to reverse some of their policies pretty damn fast, says Helen Wallace
Helen Wallace finds the Dutch maestro on form
We talk to composer David Lang ahead of the premiere of his work for 1000 untrained voices, Crowd Out
Look at the decline of cricket in state schools, says Helen Wallace, if you want to see what could happen to music if it’s starved of funds and edged off the curriculum.
Pappano's presentation of Dallapiccola's masterpiece is inspired, says Helen Wallace
It will take time for Anderson’s new opera Thebans to yield up all its secrets, says Helen Wallace, but its musical quality is beyond doubt.
Helen Wallace reports from Aurora Orchestra's concert at LSO St Luke's
Helen Wallace asks why classical music remains on the back foot in arts coverage
Helen Wallace reports from a powerfully restrained performance of Shostakovich's fifth. Plus - the UK premiere of Salonen's violin concerto