Harrison Birtwistle’s music has always drawn on the rituals and stories of English folk. But is the bucolic Latitude festival ready for disembowelling and murder?
What makes a really good opera production?
The CD box shows the enigmatic German conductor’s passion.
RCA’s remastered 48-CD set is irresistible.
Africa Utopia is the month-long showcase that its curator Baaba Maal has dreamt for a decade.
New York Times
Alan Gilbert’s ‘Philharmonic 360′ at Park Avenue Armory.
Arts Journal – Slipped Disc
The conductor, 79 last week, refused to permit photographs of his facial scratches and bruises but appeared otherwise in good health when he spoke to the Berliner Morgenpost.
This is Li Chuan Yun, also known as Chanyun Li, who many Chinese think is the country’s violin equivalent to Lang Lang.
Lang Lang signs to Inverne Price for Social Networking.
Seventh production in 78 years a visual and vocal treat.
Succeeds Andrew Cornall from July.
(Written on July 2, 2012 )