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.
Music education: Private schools take initiative in face of government indifference
Classical music

Music education: Private schools take initiative in face of government indifference

The Kennedy dynasty’s darkest secret
opera

The Kennedy dynasty’s darkest secret

Hints of Scrooge at the Arts Council of England
Music

Hints of Scrooge at the Arts Council of England

English National Opera cuts speak of a deeper problem
funding

English National Opera cuts speak of a deeper problem

English National Opera is in a fight for its life
Music

English National Opera is in a fight for its life

Ludovico Einaudi: A meditative balm to the daily grind
classical music

Ludovico Einaudi: A meditative balm to the daily grind

The Queen’s funeral: The soundtrack to a sendoff
Music

The Queen’s funeral: The soundtrack to a sendoff

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