1 The keyboard shootout between Handel and Scarlatti
2 Violinist Daniel Hope, #2 in this week’s US classical charts, tracks down his hero grandfather
3 Who knew that Borges wrote poetry?
4 Teaching piano, running competitions – at 92 years old
5 Is Peter Ackroyd’s History of England brilliant – or just bloated?
6 Can we still read Conan Doyle?
7 The new Sinfini could change your aproach to classical music