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New York Times

A Page of Beethoven May Fetch More Than $200,000

A rare Beethoven manuscript — actually, a leaf from a late-period sketchbook that the composer apparently tore out and carried in his pocket while composing the “Missa Solemnis” — will be auctioned on Jan 15th at RR Auctions in Amherst

The Guardian

Guardian to raise cover price

Weekday and Saturday editions of newspaper to cost 20p more as the Times also increases price by same amount

Classic FM Online

Gergiev and San Francisco Symphony top busiest conductor and orchestra list

The annual stats for classical concerts across the world have been released by classical events finder website Bachtrack, with Valery Gergiev coming out on top as the world’s busiest conductor

Sir Thomas Allen to receive Queen’s Medal for Music

Operatic baritone and director Sir Thomas Allen CBE has been announced as the recipient of the 2013 Queen’s Medal for Music

‘H2Orchestra’ play charity concert

Performers from Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra gave up their instruments to perform in concert – using only glasses of water

South China Morning Post

Pros and cons: the Hong Kong Philharmonic turns 40

As the Hong Kong Philharmonic marks its 40th anniversary, Oliver Chou looks back at the trials and triumphs involved in creating an orchestra to be proud of

Die Welt

Tanzkrisen reflektieren das Klima des Landes

Ihr Name bedeutet “Sauerkirsche”, sie selbst strahlt zuckersüß und ist stahlhart: Die Russin Diana Vishnewa, eine der besten Ballerinen weltweit, über die Zustände am Mariinksy und Bolschoi Theater

The Guardian

The Guardian

(Written on January 7, 2014 )

At last week’s Noted event ‘Music and Advertising,’ we had a chat with two of our fantastic speakers; composer Jeremy Holland-Smith and Imagem group president Natasha Baldwin. They discussed their careers and provided valuable insights for anyone who is aspiring to work in the advertising, music and sync industries. The following videos are an insider’s look into the world of music and advertising from both a creative and business perspective.

For more information, take a look at Noted’s website, facebook and twitter

(Written on November 25, 2013 )

The Independent

Who was Diana Kurzman? Donor leaves £1m for classical music

Posthumous gift to Arts Council England comes 10 years after mysterious piano-lover’s death

Classic FM

Royal Opera House and Guildhall School to collaborate

The Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Royal Opera House have announced a range of postgraduate opportunities for young opera composers.

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Charleston Symphony’s Harpist to Swim New Zealand’s Cook Strait

49-year-old musician, City Council member, and world class marathon swimmer will brave tough currents to complete the fifth trek of her “Ocean’s 7″ swims

Classical Source

The Royal Opera: Casting Announcement For Don Carlo

German soprano Anja Harteros has withdrawn from singing the role of Elizabeth of Valois in Don Carlos for the final four performances in May

Classical Source

London Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Composing Talent With LSO Futures Curated By François-Xavier Roth [9-13 April 2013]

LSO Futures celebrates composers at the cutting edge of music today through a week of events at the Barbican and LSO St Luke’s, including two concerts curated by François-Xavier Roth

Classical Source

Marie-Claire Alain Dies Aged 86

The French organist Marie-Claire Alain has died at the age of 86


The Independent 

(Written on February 27, 2013 )