Alan Rusbridger

Alan Rusbridger on the joys of four-hand piano

19 December 2020 9:00 am

One of the few social activities not yet prohibited under lockdown laws is four-handed piano playing. I don’t mean sitting…

Everything you always wanted to know about classical music but were afraid to ask

28 September 2019 9:00 am

Novelist, essayist, painter, poet, composer. Oh yes, and pianist: Stephen Hough does all of these things very well — and…

George Sand listening to Chopin play the piano (Adolf Karpellus, private collection)

Chopin’s Piano is an eclectic trip through 19th-century romanticism

14 July 2018 9:00 am

It is easier to say what this book is not than to describe what it is. It is not a…

Ten reasons why conservatives should take Edward Snowden seriously

18 January 2014 9:00 am

So why are British conservatives determined to ignore his revelations?