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The Spectator Podcast: Rebooting the Maybot

15 June 2017 16:08

On this week’s episode, we examine the fallout from last week’s shock election result, and ask what’s next for both Theresa…

The self-taught French pianist who wowed the Tchaikovsky music competition

6 July 2015 17:36

Vladimir Putin was sitting a few rows in front of me last Thursday evening in Moscow listening patiently to three…

The greatest recordings by the oldest pianists

24 February 2014 8:50

Age has never been an impediment to great musicianship. YouTube is full of extraordinary late musical testaments from pianists who,…

RIP Alice Herz-Sommer

23 February 2014 21:10

The 110-year-old pianist and oldest known Holocaust survivor, Alice Herz-Sommer, who was imprisoned in Theresienstadt concentration camp, has died. Her…