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In today’s classical news: The Womadelaide festival makes efforts to become more environmentally conscious as the issue headlines as the festival’s theme this year. For their 2017-18 program the Arts Council of Korea and the Arts Council of England collaborate on a new series of artist partnerships. Seventeen year old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason is quickly building an international reputation as an emerging young soloist, and Victoria Bond becomes the first woman conductor to be awarded a doctorate from Juilliard’s orchestral conducting program. A brief history of opera business, and German Musikwettbewerb announces winners in Leipzig.

The Guardian

Music to our ears: sustainability headlines Womadelaide festival

From encouraging bike riding and compostable plates to better recycling, organisers have diverted 98% of waste from landfill – and they want to do more.

Golden Plains: cult music festival brings dreamy wonder to a family farm

Neil Finn, Nicolas Jaar and Cash Savage are highlights as fans pay tribute to ‘a farmer of happiness’.

International Arts Manager

New partnerships for Korean and UK artists

Arts Councils from Korea (ARKO) and England (ACE) are funding a new series of artist partnerships, as part of the UK-Korea 2017-18 cultural season. In total 21 performing and visual arts projects will receive just over €1.6m in grants.

Classical Music Magazine

Nikita Mndoyants to make New York debut

Nikita Mndoyants, winner of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition (CIPC), will make his New York debut at Carnegie Hall on 7 June.

Pizzicato 

Fedoseyev Named Principal Guest Conductor Of Moscow’s Helikon Theatre

Moscow’s Helikon Theatre announced the appointment of Vladimir Fedoseyev, 84, as Principal Guest conductor.

The Violin Channel

VC YOUNG ARTIST | Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason – 2016 BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’

17 year old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason is quickly building an international reputation as an emerging young soloist of outstanding potential.

Frankfurter Allgemeine

In der Dunkelloge wird soupiert

Sprechen wir nicht von berühmten Stimmen, sondern erst einmal über die gezahlten Gagen: Michael Walter legt eine gut geerdete und überaus detailreiche Geschichte des Opernbetriebs vor.

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Zum Tod von Karl Korinek

Die Wiener Staatsoper trauert um das ehemalige langjährige Aufsichtsratsmitglied und den ehemaligen Präsident der Freunde der Wiener Staatsoper Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karl Korinek, der am vergangenen Donnerstag, 9. März 2017, 76-jährig einem Herzleiden erlegen ist

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Wichtigster Preis für musikalische Nachwuchsprofis vergeben 

In Leipzig sind die Gewinner des deutschen Musikwettbewerbs gekürt worden: das sind der Berliner Hornist Tillmann Höfs, der Hannoveraner Oboist Juri Schmahl und der Regensburger Komponist Steven Heelein.

WXQR

Write Me a Concerto: Yo-Yo Ma and Esa-Pekka Salonen on Their New Work

CHICAGO — A few years ago, after they had shared more than a couple post-concert martinis, Yo-Yo Ma had a request for the composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen: Write me a concerto.

The New York Times

A Thousand More Will Rise: Victoria Bond Finds Inspiration in Women Past and Present 

As the very first woman conductor to be awarded a doctorate from Juilliard’s orchestral conducting program, Victoria Bond  knows what it means to take that first courageous step into uncharted territory.

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Classical Music News  English National Opera launches ENO Studio Live

Music History   in 1847 FP of ‘s opera Macbeth at the Teatro della Pergolain Florence.

Image: The Guardian

(Written on March 14, 2017 )

Classical News

In today’s classical news, Nikida Mndoyants wins the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition, Corps of Army Music offers a ‘Golden Hello’ of £10,000 for players of specific instruments or instrumental groups & the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain underlines the importance of youth orchestras at the Proms. Also, Edinburgh celebrates the start of its biggest music festival.

Classical Music Magazine

Nikita Mndoyants wins Cleveland International Piano Competition 2016

The 27-year-old Russian pianist Nikita Mndoyants has won the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition, a tightly contested, two-week contest, which began on 24 July with 31 unusually well-qualified candidates.

Corps of Army Music offering £10,000 Golden Hello

The Corps of Army Music is offering a ‘Golden Hello’ of up to £10,000 for players of specific instruments or instrumental groups. The new incentive is an opportunity available not only to new applicants to the Army, but also to internal transferees from other Corps and Regiments within the Army, as well as those transferring from the Reserve Army and those who want to ‘re-join’ after being out of the Army for more than two years.

The Telegraph

Prom 29: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain: a robust defence for the importance of youth orchestras

As shown by the recent scare – now happily resolved – over funding to the European Union Youth Orchestra, these can be fragile times for our youth ensembles. Such orchestras are not a luxury, so it was good that their incalculable value was celebrated this weekend in three concerts at the BBC Proms.

BBC News

Deep Time castle display opens Edinburgh International Festival

A spectacular light display on the side of Edinburgh Castle has marked the opening of the city’s International Festival. Dubbed Deep Time, the event, soundtracked by Glasgow post-rock band Mogwai, saw the landmark used as a canvas for animated projections taking in 350 million years of history.

‘Superfans’ keep UK festivals going

A core group of “superfans” are the bedrock of the UK’s festival scene, attending four or more events a year, research suggests. They spend an average of £581 a year on music festivals, often opting for VIP passes or upgraded camping options.

Broadwayworld

Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras announce audition schedules

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras (RIPYO) will hold auditions on August 30 and 31, or by appointment, for the Symphony Orchestra, Repertory Orchestra, String Orchestra, Intermediate String Ensemble and String Ensemble.

WQXR

9 Classical Music Works Inextricably Linked to the Olympics

Athletic feats take center stage at the Olympics, but classical music has always been an important element of the games.

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Salzburger Festspiele: Shokhakimov gewinnt Dirigentenwettbewerb

Der Nachwuchsdirigent Aziz Shokhakimov aus Usbekistan ist mit dem Young Conductors Award der Salzburger Festspiele 2016 ausgezeichnet worden.

Klassik heute

Cello Akademie Rutesheim lädt zu Meisterkursen

Mit Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Jens Peter Maintz, Claudio Bohórquez, Wen-Sinn Yang, Danjulo Ishizaka und Troels Svane präsentiert die Cello Akademie Rutesheim 2016 vom 30. Oktober bis 5. November sechs Top-Solisten und Professoren.

FAZ

Es braucht einen starken Körper

Ein Gespräch mit Anna Netrebko über den Wandel ihrer Stimme, das Sterben auf der Bühne – und warum sie nie in Bayreuth auftreten und Wagner singen wird.

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TED Talks @TEDTalks The transformative power of classical music:

Classic FM @ClassicFM Special show – What does classical music sound like in 3D? investigates:

Opera Anywhere @OperaAnywhere Working on water! Madness or genius? the proof will be in the punting!

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Photograph: Rhinegold

(Written on August 8, 2016 )

Classical News

In today’s news, Alan Davey speaks about the lack of diversity in the classical music sector, Prom 19 celebrates Bowie with a reinterpretation of his music, and Cleveland International Piano Competition becomes a quadrennial festival. Also, the Pacific Symphony features Sheena Easton in the music of James Bond, and Hartmut Haenchen talks about having only two weeks to rehearse for the Bayreuth Festival.

Music Week

‘Diversity is crucial for classical music – we’re missing out on creativity’

BBC Radio 3 controller Alan Davey has spoken to Music Week about the lack of diversity in the classical music sector and what can be done to address the issue.

BBC News

Is David Bowie the ultimate crossover composer?

Prom 19 celebrates Bowie with a reinterpretation of his music by the Berlin-based, genre-defying musicians’ collective s t a r g a z e and its Artistic Director André de Ridder.

Gramophone

The 2016 Gramophone Classical Music Awards Shortlist

The Gramophone Awards are the most prestigious in the world of classical music. Here are the 72 shortlisted recordings that will be competing for honours in 2016.

Classical Music Magazine

August’s new music

Falling in the Fire is not the piece Charlotte Bray had planned to write. The original idea was that the concerto would grow out of Perseus – a composition for cello and piano written for Guy Johnston in 2015.

Cleveland International Piano Competition becomes quadrennial festival

IP looks ahead to the finals of this year’s Cleveland International Piano Competition on 5 & 6 August. Find out more about an event that’s transforming itself into a quadrennial festival celebrating many facets of the art of piano playing.

Broadwayworld

Pacific Symphony Features Sheena Easton in the Music of James Bond, August 21

For the second to last concert of Pacific Symphony’s Summer Festival 2016 at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre-the audience is sure to hear these words ringing in their ears: The name is Bond…James Bond.

The Inquirer

An era ends: Last Center City store with classical recordings to close

After Aug. 31, the Beanie Boos will be gone, and so will the nicely curated collection of new and used classical CDs, DVDs, and vinyl in the southeast mezzanine space just above the Land Title post office.

FAZ

‘Ich bin schneller als Toscanini’

Hartmut Haenchen ist eingesprungen, als den Bayreuther Festspielen ihr Dirigent für den „Parsifal“ absprang, zwei Wochen vor Premiere. Das Publikum jubelt. Wie hat er das gemacht? Ein Interview.

nmz

Verleihung des Reinhard Schulz-Preises an Theresa Beyer

Nach Patrick Hahn (2012) und Benedikt Leßmann (2014) erhielt die für den Schweizer Radio SRF 2 Kultur arbeitende Musikethnologin den Nachwuchspreis.

Spiegel Online

Jazz-Crossover: Suche nach Sounds

Die heutige Jazzermusiker-Generation wurde auch klassisch ausgebildet. Sie beherrscht neben der Improvisation das Komponieren und experimentiert mit genreübergreifenden Projekten.

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Top Classical News @topcmnews Opera doesn’t just move you emotionally

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BR_Klassik @BR_Klassik Wagner zum Wochenstart: Hier gibt’s den kompletten “Fliegenden ” aus zum Nachhören!

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Conductor Hartmut Haenchen © dpa

(Written on August 1, 2016 )