Multi-talented Wallace is turning his hand to composing, with a new commission for this year’s Proms.
Festival’s 118th season also features Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra’s Beethoven cycle and marks Delius, Debussy and John Cage anniversaries.
São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra amazes audience with their new maestro, the American conductor Marin Alsop.
With an emphasis on youth and visits from three of Europe’s greatest orchestras, the Proms should more than hold its own against the Olympics.
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A further open letter has been sent in the ongoing public debate over the current and future work of contemporary music organisation Sound and Music (SAM).
With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics, this summer promises to be unlike any other, and as such the Proms is delighted to be part of the London 2012 Festival.
We’ve been receiving further messages of discontent from South Korea about the conductor Shinik Hahm, who is now taking legal action against seven players in the KBS Symphony Orchestra for supposedly blackening his character.
Heinrich Schiff has pulled out of a festival in Southwest Germany, saying he no longer wants to play cello.
(Written on April 20, 2012 )