By the end of next year it will have been performed at Covent Garden 404 times and featured in 27 seasons but, the Royal Opera House announced on Monday, its time is up – the ever-popular production of La Bohème is to be officially retired.
London Jazz News
It was announced yesterday all three nominations for ‘Venue of the Year’ in the 2014 Parliamentary Jazz Awards were not in fact venues but festivals. This invites the question of whether venues or festivals deserve more recognition. Join the debate at London Jazz News!
Raidió Teilifís Éireann
Following a public competition, John O’Kane has been announced as the new Executive Director of RTÉ Orchestras, Quartet and Choirs.
‘Homage to Beethoven’, a new monument by sculptor Markus Lüperz, is making waves in the composer’s birthplace as Bonn residents ask: is it art?
BBC Music Magazine
Deputy editor Jeremy Pound chooses six fine pop and rock songs with classical music at their heart.
Classical Music Magazine
The fast-growing popularity worldwide of online streaming for music consumption is confirmed by the annual survey of international recording industry body the IFPI.
Was soll ich nur hören?, fragen sich viele angesichts des enormen Angebots auf dem CD-Markt. Hier empfehlen die Musikspezialisten der Kulturredaktion ihre aktuellen Lieblingsalben aus der Pop und Klassik.
Classical music on twitter
BBC Music Magazine: @MusicMagazine “Are you an amateur ensemble with a concert in June? If so, let us know and we’ll promote it in BBC Music Mag!: firstname.lastname@example.org”
English National Opera: @E_N_O “And remember, if you’re in the audience tonight, let us know what you think of
#ENOPowder! Just send us a tweet and include the hashtag!”