The score of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring is to be reissued in 2013 to celebrate work’s centenary with a host of extras, including accompanying essays and facsimiles.
The beautiful skylark, inspiration for Vaughan Williams’ violin piece, is continually threatened by new farming methods.
The Guardian, Music Blog
Watch Lang Lang’s new video featuring the pianist performing Chopin’s “Ocean” Etude Op 25 No 12 alongside an interpretation of the music by Dubstep dancer Marquese “Nonstop” Scott.
BBC Music Magazine
The Austrian orchestra issues two new recordings
Frank Sinatra’s My Way remains funeral favourite for seventh year running, with Always Look on the Bright Side at number 13
The 2012 admissions are…
Welsh National Opera is the latest musical organisation to bite the Gordon Getty bait
It says it will replace a trombone, the pride of a budding musician, if the instrument isn’t found.
New York Philharmonic Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur, 85, has announced that he has been living with Parkinson’s disease for several years
In the old days, opera singers were expected to just “park and bark,” as the static style of performing on stage is referred to within the business. But that’s a thing of the past.
(Written on October 15, 2012 )