Written on: August 2, 2013
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The Times

My favourite composer: luminaries name theirs – who’s yours?

In celebration of one of Radio 3’s longest-running programmes, musicians and prominent figures name their favourite composer

The Telegraph

Mark Padmore: ‘I don’t want the life of a travelling opera singer’

Acclaimed tenor Mark Padmore is about to appear in his first major role in Britain. Rupert Christiansen finds out why it has taken so long.

The Guardian

Spotify, Pandora and the profits problem for streaming music

Artists like Thom Yorke are angry about meagre musician payouts, but concerns remain over long-term business models

Classic FM

Classic FM premiere unheard Pavarotti recording at 9am

The first-ever recording of the legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti [was] given its premiere play on Classic FM at 9am this morning.

Eric Whitacre supports new hospital classical music project

Eric Whitacre is the ambassador for a new composition project, in which 15 young composers are writing brand new music to help patients at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

Classical Music Magazine

New plan announced for transforming Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland (CS) has taken a major step towards addressing concerns about the organisation raised by Scottish artists and arts groups since spring 2012 with the publication of an Annual Plan for 2013-14.

Guildhall unveils new work by Martin Creed at Milton Court

The Guildhall School of Music and Drama has unveiled Martin Creed’s Work No. 1637: FEELINGS in the foyer of its new facilities at Milton Court.

The Toronto Star (via Arts Journal)

Toronto Symphony Orchestra faces challenge with CEO Andrew Shaw’s departure

Man who rescued orchestra from near collapse is moving on, raising questions about how TSO will weather a difficult climate.

Der Tagesspiegel

Ein Berliner Organist erzählt Dante neu

Der Kirchenmusiker Kilian Nauhaus erzählt die „Göttliche Komödie“ nach. Fünf Jahre hat er an dem Band gearbeitet. Ein Hausbesuch.

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