Francis Merson

Francis Merson

Articles by Francis Merson

19 December, 2012
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Christmas Gift Guide

With major anniversaries for Debussy, John Cage, Glenn Gould and Georg Solti, and Wagner’s 200th just around the corner, 2012 was the year of the boxed set. But there’s plenty more to celebrate as we choose classical Christmas gifts to suit every musical taste. Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in

22 August, 2012
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Musical Journey: Trondheim

Musical traditions run back to the age of the Vikings in this picture-postcard Norwegian city. Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in

21 August, 2012
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The Australian Maestro Myth

Are outstanding Aussie maestros being overlooked in favour of glitzier international stars? Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in

17 August, 2012
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Musical Briefing: The Symphony

The most famous of musical forms also happens to be one of the most difficult to fathom. Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in