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The Independent

La Scala chief’s anger lack of state funding for the arts

The artistic director of La Scala has warned that the celebrated opera house is “dangerously close” to privatisation.

BBC Music Magazine

Royal Philharmonic Society Awards shortlist announced

Nominees include conductor Claudio Abbado, composer Harrison Birtwistle & soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek.

Meet the artist: David Briggs

David Briggs is one of the world’s finest organists, but has recently been making his name with transcriptions of Mahler and Elgar Symphonies.

Meet the artist: Iain Burnside

The pianist on the unjustly neglected songs of Martin Shaw and a project at the Barbican.

Gramophone

Francesco Piemontesi sings to Naïve Classics

Pianist will rcord at least three albums for the label.

Norman Lebrecht

Have they heard yet in St Louis?

This year, American composers and the music of Arnold Schoenberg form the focus of Musikfest Berlin 2012 of the Berliner Festspiele, organized in cooperation with the Berliner Philharmoniker foundation and taking place from 31 August to 18 September 2012.

The Times

Plácido Domingo to conduct biggest ever UK opera at Wembley

Wembley Stadium is to host a grandiose prodcution of Turandot conducted by Plácido Domingo.

 
Placido Domingo at the O2 Arena, London

 

 

(Written on April 18, 2012 )