Rebecca Franks is reviews editor of BBC Music Magazine.
Leading singers respond to disparaging remarks about mezzo-soprano's weight
Rebecca Franks enjoys a fresh and confident Brahms Symphony cycle at Colston Hall
John Metcalf's new Dylan Thomas opera
English National Opera announces ambitious plans for 2014-15 season
Company plans to create a 'sustainable future'
A postponed recital by the renowned pianist proved to be worth the wait, writes Rebecca Franks
Rebecca Franks heads to St George's Bristol for the end of the British quartet's Beethoven Cycle
The British composer's early operetta exploring the American Dream is flawed but a lot of fun, says Rebecca Franks
The intertwined lives of Clara Wieck, Schumann and Brahms were in the spotlight for this recital, writes Rebecca Franks