Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Across folk, classical, pop and exploratory music, the sense of exile from Eden is key to the progress of British music in the twentieth century, writes Rob Young.

Like Smoke

Like Smoke

Like Smoke

The Orchestra of St Cecilia’s ten-year series of Johann Sebastian Bach’s church cantatas culminated this year. Benedict Schlepper-Connolly reflects on their allure.

Don’t Upset the Rhythm

Don’t Upset the Rhythm

Don’t Upset the Rhythm

When innovative music is seen as a moral threat to society