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In today’s news, Tung-Chieh Chuang was announced as winner of the 2015 Malko competition, Clevelend.com gives a guide to classical music events in Northeast Ohio. Elsewhere, the NDR Sinfonieorchester will their season by “Der Freischütz”, the Berlin Philharmonic present their candidates for Simon Rattle’s successor. Krzysztof Urbanski will be the first guest conductor of the NDR Sinfonieorchester and violinist Midori Seiler wins the Mozart Award. Also, Washington Post writes about musicians who strive for authenticity by bowing to the past and, finally, Apple techs at its internal Apple University are teaching Bach. Also, tweets from icareifyoulisten, ClassicalToday and BR Klassik.

Classical Music

Tung-Chieh Chuang wins 2015 Malko Competition

Tung-Chieh Chuang was announced as the winner of the 2015 Malko competition in Copenhagen on 1st May.

Die Welt

Probeschuss für die Elbphilharmonie

Konkurrenz belebt das Musikstadtgeschäft: Das NDR-Sinfonieorchester eröffnet die kommende Saison mit “Der Freischütz”

Der Tagesspiegel

Der sympathische Musikant

Am 11. Mai wählen die Berliner Philharmoniker ihren neuen Chefdirigenten. Bis dahin stellen wir täglich einen der Kandidaten für den begehrtesten Posten der Klassikwelt vor. Heute: Andris Nelsons.

FinanzNachrichten

NDR Sinfonieorchester – Die Saison 2015/2016 / Krzysztof Urbanski wird ab der Saison 2015/2016 Erster Gastdirigent

Die Saison 2015/2016 des NDR Sinfonieorchesters steht ganz im Zeichen spannender Erwartung: Es ist die letzte Spielzeit, bevor das Orchester in die Elbphilharmonie umziehen und am 11. Januar 2017 den neuen Konzertsaal eröffnen wird.

klassik.com

Mozart-Preis für Geigerin Midori Seiler

Die Geigerin Midori Seiler erhält den diesjährigen Mozart-Preis der Sächsischen Mozart-Gesellschaft.

The Washington Post

Musicians strive for authenticity by bowing to the past

An offshoot of the historically informed performance (HIP) movement was the formation of string quartets that play on period instruments.

cleveland.com

This week in classical music: A guide to events in Northeast Ohio

Much is happening this week in Northeast Ohio by way of classical music. More, in fact, than I or any one person can attend or review.

Classicalite

Apple and Glenn Gould, Techs Teach ‘Bach: Goldberg Variations’ to Students at Internal University

Glenn Gould’s infamously eccentric persona and meticulousness in regard to detail are what Apple techs at its internal Apple University are teaching to students.

Twitter

Icareifyoulisten @icareifulisten 5 Questions to Tom Hamilton, Gelsey Bell, Dave Ruder (Crash) by @ICEfansArleneLD http://icareifu.li/1GTa42D 

ClassicalToday @ClassicalToday Maestro’s Tale: How Yo Yo Ma stepped up to play in my orchestra http://goo.gl/9fwndn 

BRKlassik @BR_KLASS Protest in Mainz: Musiker demonstrieren gegen TTIP-Abkommen http://dlvr.it/9gf4Lt  #br_klass #klassik

Canadian pianist Glenn Gould (1932 - 1982) at a piano, Toronto, Canada, 1956. (Photo : Photo Gaby/Getty Images)

Canadian pianist Glenn Gould (1932 – 1982) at a piano, Toronto, Canada, 1956. (Photo : Photo Gaby/Getty Images)

 

 

 

(Written on May 5, 2015 )

The Guardian

Neville: ‘My wife has told me to keep June free’

How did a so-so violinist from Lincoln end up one of the world’s greatest conductors? And will he ever slow down? As Neville Marriner hits 90, he talks to Stuart Jeffries about setting up the Academy of St Martin in the Fields orchestra, never saying no – and the teacher who had him beaten for over-gesticulating. 

Classic FM

Opera celebrated at Olivier Awards 2014

English Touring Opera and the Royal Opera House were honoured last night at the 2014 Olivier Awards, held at London’s Covent Garden.

Royal Opera House

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: J is for Ben Jonson
One of the Jacobean playwright’s works inspired Strauss’s sole collaboration with Stefan Zweig.
The Arts Desk

theartsdesk Q&A: Soprano Nicole Cabell

The outstanding American singer on winning Cardiff, crying in performance and Kate Bush

The Telegraph

Amanda Vickery: Why we’ve got the Georgians all wrong

We associate the Georgian era with elegance and good taste. But this gaudy, bloody period was a world away from Austen’s drawing room romances.

Die Welt

Ritter der Rondos, Grandseigneur der Serenaden

Sir Neville Marriner sorgte über Jahrzehnte für einen Easy-Listening-Boom der Alten Musik. Jetzt feiert der britische Dirigent, den viele als James Last der Klassik abtun, seinen 90. Geburtstag.

Classical Music on Twitter

Classical Music Buzz: @classicalpurist John Luther Adams Wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music + MORE classicalmusic opera news … pic.twitter.com/ovr1WQiEDU

Janet Horvath: ‏@playinglesshurt 17 of the best classical music jokes – Classical music jokes @classicfm http://www.classicfm.com/discover/music/classical-music-jokes/classical-music-jokes-4/ …

BBC Music Magazine: ‏@MusicMagazine The official classical chart is out – visit our website to find out which recordings made it into the UK top 20: http://www.classical-music.com/chart/official-classical-chart …

Gramophone: @GramophoneMag Congratulations to the highly talented Krzysztof Urbanski on his new appointment at the NDR Sinfonieorchester http://www.gramophone.co.uk/news/krzysztof-urba%C5%84ski-given-a-ndr-symphony-orchestra-role …

The Strad: @TheStradMag Actors are admired and lauded for their range. But observe the ‘specialism’ police at work in classical music http://bit.ly/1p2Fm17 

The Guardian

The Guardian

(Written on April 15, 2014 )