Claire Jackson
Claire Jackson
Claire Jackson writes about classical music, opera and the arts for titles including BBC Music magazine and Opera Now. She contributes a fortnightly column on classical and contemporary music to The Big Issue.
How opera is giving a powerful voice to migrants
Music

How opera is giving a powerful voice to migrants

The solution to racism controversy in opera is staring us in the face
music

The solution to racism controversy in opera is staring us in the face

The Recycling Concerto creating a smash out of trash
Music

The Recycling Concerto creating a smash out of trash

In opera Violet, time becomes elastic and society crumbles
classical music

In opera Violet, time becomes elastic and society crumbles

Ensemble 360: A dawn chorus worth getting out of bed for
Music

Ensemble 360: A dawn chorus worth getting out of bed for

How the National Youth Orchestra is levelling the playing field
Music

How the National Youth Orchestra is levelling the playing field

Why classical club night concerts are now the hottest ticket
Music

Why classical club night concerts are now the hottest ticket

Stephan Moccio: piano solos with a pop persuasion
Music

Stephan Moccio: piano solos with a pop persuasion

Has Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture shaken off its Ghost Town past?
Music

Has Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture shaken off its Ghost Town past?

Terezín: Music the Nazis couldn’t silence
Music

Terezín: Music the Nazis couldn’t silence

The French horn maestro who plays using his feet
Music

The French horn maestro who plays using his feet

New versions of The Snowman score can’t cause its legacy to disappear
Claire Jackson

New versions of The Snowman score can’t cause its legacy to disappear

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