Cultural and sporting institutions find themselves on the same team.
Andrew Mellor lives in Copenhagen and writes about music, architecture, design and travel for publications in the UK, US and across the Baltic region. He is a juror for the International Opera Awards and a regular guest on BBC Radio 3’s Record Review.
Articles by Andrew Mellor
Orchestras tend to be urban creatures, born of the great cities of central Europe, and thriving on metropolitan traditions and populations. So how, asks Andrew Mellor, are the more far-flung ensembles, from the Faroe Islands to Tasmania to the Arctic, flourishing?
A century ago Finland gained independence after a political struggle fuelled by art and music. Does that lie behind Finland’s musical pre-eminence today?