Tallis Scholar founder Peter Phillips says there are still great Renaissance masterworks waiting to be brought back to life.
With its cast of bloodthirsty foxes, lazy hens and mischievous frogs, Janácek’s opera is joy – and a powerful reminder of the force of nature.
Classical Music Magazine
Nearly £4.5m has been allocated to UK music organisations as part of Arts Council England’s Catalyst Arts scheme, announced today.
Karita Mattila, the Finnish soprano, has dropped out of a new production of Verdi’s “Ballo in Maschera” at the Metropolitan Opera planned for next season.
There’s a growing interest in the music of Beethoven, Bach and Co. in the country. The Delhi School of Music is among the institutions that feed this thirst for the Western classical genre.
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Herbert Breslin, who masterminded Luciano Pavarotti’s career and made sure it triumphed above all others, died today in Nice, France.
The reaction of sections of the audience at Tuesday night’s unveiling of a brand new Falstaff at the Royal Opera House was uncalled for, unjustified – and boorish.
(Written on May 18, 2012 )