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In today’s news: New statistics shown up that only 76 classical concerts include at least one piece by a woman, Classic BRIT Awards 2018, what time looks like to Philip Glass, and Robert Trevino stays at the Basque National Orchestra. Furthermore, the Bachfest Leipzig attracts mass audiences with its ‘Cantata Ring’, and the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho reflects on creativity as she receives a BBVA Foundation award.

The Guardian

Female composers largely ignored by concert line-ups

Women in Music project finds that in 1,445 classical concerts across globe only 76 include a work by a woman.

Classic FM

Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Michael Ball & Alfie Boe win big at Classic BRIT Awards

The cellist at the Royal Wedding Sheku Kanneh-Mason and the much-loved duo of Michael Ball and Alfie Boe each scooped two awards at the returning Classic BRIT Awards ceremony. Kanneh-Mason took home the Male Artist of the Year and the Critics’ Choice award, while Ball & Boe won the Classic FM Album of the Year and the Best Group category.

Broadway World

Robert Trevino Extends Music Directorship Of Basque National Orchestra

The new contract will see Trevino as the orchestra’s artistic leader until the 2021/22 season.


The Smaller the Theatre, the Faster the Music

How is composing music of a given meter similar to painting flowing water? In this conversation between the composer and musician Philip Glass and the painter Fredericka Foster, two artists set out to tackle this question, before flowing into questions of memory, physics, and death.


Ten Landmarks in Keyboard Virtuosity

The history of the keyboard is just as much the history of the virtuoso who, for reasons competitive and otherwise, has time and again advanced technique and reimagined what is possible with 88 keys.

Der Tagesspiegel

Da läuft noch was

Alle reden von der WM? Nicht in Berlin. Die Kultur fährt am kommenden Wochenende eine beeindruckende Ballung an Konkurrenzveranstaltungen auf.

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Diese Liebe ist unersättlich

Kommet zuhauf: Mit seinem „Kantaten-Ring“ zieht das Bachfest Leipzig ein Massenpublikum an und kann dieses auch begeistern.

Musik heute

Europäisches Kulturerbe-Siegel für Leipzigs Musik-Stätten

EU-Kulturkommissar Tibor Navracsics und Sachsens Kunstministerin Eva-Maria Stange (SPD) überreichten die Siegel am Mittwoch stellvertretend an neun historische Stätten wie die Thomaskirche, das Bach-Archiv, die Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” und das Gewandhaus.

El País

Kaija Saariaho: ‘Me entristece que tengamos que seguir resaltando que soy una mujer’

La compositora finlandesa reflexiona sobre la creatividad al recibir el galardón de la Fundación BBVA.


Daniel Meyer stays with the Erie Philharmonic

The Erie Philharmonic’s Music Director Daniel Meyer has renewed his contract with the orchestra for the next four years.


Composer Emily Hall: ‘One work at least by a female composer – that should be standard now’ © Rob Orchard/The Guardian

(Written on June 14, 2018 )

Classical News

In today’s news, Bartolomeo Cristofori is celebrated in today’s Google doodle as he invented the piano, performing arts producers talk about screenings which are negatively affecting their organisations and Emily Hall wins Corinthia Hotel’s artist in residence competition. Moreover, Grigory Sokolov, who normally does not give interviews, has now given one in Hamburg, and an outstanding project, called ‘Opera to Join,’ has come to life. Furthermore, both the Berlin Philharmonic and New York Philharmonic are searching for their next maestros.

The Independant

Who invented the piano? Bartolomeo Cristofori celebrated in today’s Google doodle

The inventor of the piano, Bartolomeo Cristofori, is celebrated in today’s Google doodle.


Sector split on need for national screening strategy

Some performing arts producers and venues report that screenings are negatively affecting their organisations, but the big players are split on whether structured reform to the industry is necessary.

Classical Music Magazine

Emily Hall wins Corinthia Hotel’s artist in residence competition

Composer Emily Hall has been selected to produce a site-specific opera-inspired project at London’s Corinthia Hotel.

Die Zeit

“Die Musik hört niemals auf”

Er gilt als der bedeutendste Pianist der Welt. Interviews gibt Grigory Sokolov keine. Wir haben ihn jetzt in Hamburg getroffen – ganz konspirativ.

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Oper zum Mitmachen

Es ist ein außergewöhnliches Projekt: Jung und Alt, Profis und Laien, begeistern sich für ein gemeinsames Ziel: Sie machen “Oper in Starnberg”, und das heuer bereits zum zweiten Mal.

Berliner Zeitung

Wie die Berliner Philharmonie ihren neuen Dirigenten kürt

Klausurtagung, geheime Dirigenten-Listen und ein weltweit einmaliges Wahlverfahren: Wie Berlins berühmtes Orchester den Nachfolger für Simon Rattle kürt.


Musik-Performance gegen Handelsabkommen – Deutsche Orchesterkonferenz in Mainz

Rund 150 Musiker aus allen deutschen Kulturorchestern und Rundfunkensembles versammeln sich am Montag im Mainzer Schlosshof.

The New York Times

The Search for New York Philharmonic’s Next Maestro

Early in 2001, during the final phase of the New York Philharmonic’s hapless, embarrassingly leaky three-year search to find a successor to Kurt Masur as music director, the players of the orchestra were granted unusual input into the deliberations.

UT San Diego

San Diego Opera settlement disclosed

The San Diego Opera has closed the book on its former general director, artistic director and CEO Ian Campbell and deputy director Ann Spira Campbell.


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Der russische Pianist Grigory Sokolov  |  © Horst Ossinger/dpa

Der russische Pianist Grigory Sokolov | © Horst Ossinger/dpa



(Written on May 4, 2015 )