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NY Times 

Kid Rock to Team Up With Detroit Symphony

Kid Rock has agreed to do a benefit concert with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to help raise money for that cash-strapped symphony

LA Times 

South Korean conductor to travel to North Korea

Classical music has often served as a form of soft diplomacy in cases of Cold War detente.


Get ready for Music Nation!

Amateurs and professionals join together for a music-packed weekend across the UK

The Telegraph 

Hayley Westenra shocked by proposal

Hayley Westenra, the soprano, reveals exactly what transpired when her French boyfriend, Arnaud Sabard, proposed to her on a secluded spot in New Zealand.

BBC Music Mag 

Beautifully performed Strauss from Christianne Stotijn

Download a free track performed by the mezzo-soprano

Yuja Wang on YouTube

Watch the brilliant young pianist play the Flight of the Bumblebee and Stravinsky’s Petrushka 

The spread of Venezuela’s ‘kindly virus’

Children from a deprived part of Scotland are the latest to discover the joy of making music thanks to the global growth of El Sistema

(Written on February 28, 2012 )

BBC Music Magazine

Alexander Vedernikov

The Russian conductor who dramatically left the Bolshoi Theatre in 2009 talks about Rachmaninov, Scriabin and the difference between Russian and English orchestras

A new work by Sally Beamish and Melanie Reid proves moving and thought provoking

Elizabeth Davis hears one of the compositions commissioned as part of the Cultural Olympiad

Magnificent Mahler from the Philharmonia Orchestra

Download a free track from Mahler’s Sixth Symphony


Championing the ‘backroom’ people for the Hall of Fame

Producers, A&R directors and label founders

Student wins chance to record on 300-year-old Stradivarius

ABRSM competition winner also receives masterclass with Nicola Benedetti.

NY Times 

Elizabeth Connell, Opera Singer, Dies at 65

Elizabeth Connell, a South African-born opera singer who won acclaim internationally in roles by Wagner, Strauss, Beethoven and others, died on Saturday in London.

The Telegraph

The Swan who danced herself to death

Rupert Christiansen salutes the magical Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova as a new performance honours her memory.

(Written on February 21, 2012 )