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In today’s news: New Holst scores discovered, Amy Wheatly joins Ministry of Sound, and girl peforms own jazz composition. Audience jury wanted, Moritz Puschke to be director of ION, and Münchner Philharmoniker to play Bruckner’s Symphonies 1,3 and 4.

The Guardian

Original Gustav Holst scores discovered in New Zealand library

Experts believe one of the works, Folk Songs from Somerset, has not been played or heard in more than a centur

The Violin Channel

Stage 2 Semi-Finalists Announced at America’s Cooper International Violin Competition

The 10 Stage 2 Semi-Finalists have been announced at the 2017 Cooper International Violin Competition – Including VC Rising Star Johan Dalene

The Strad

Violinist prevented from taking 1709 Stradivarius on rail replacement bus

Christian Svarfvar claims he was forced to place his valuable violin in the luggage compartment after the driver refused him entry into Stockholm


The 5-year-old girl performs her own jazz composition

Elina Martirosyan is a 5-year-old prodigy. From the age of 4, she composes new jazz standards and then performs them on different instrument

Music Business Worldwide

Amy Wheatley joins Ministry of Sound as General Manager

Wheatley was previously at Three Six Zero where she was Head of UK Marketing, working on acts including Calvin Harris, Travis Scott and Hurts.

Louisville Orchestra Inc. and Musicians of the Louisville Orchestra reach 3-year agreement

The Louisville Orchestra Inc. and Musicians of the Louisville Orchestra announced Tuesday a three-year contract agreement slated to run through May 31, 2020.

Der Tagesspiegel

Publikumsjury gesucht

Beim Jugendorchestertreffen im Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt entscheiden die Hörer, wer den Komponistenpreis gewinnt

Berliner Morgenpost

Berliner Kurator übernimmt Kirchenmusik-Festival

Der Berliner Kulturmanager und Kurator Moritz Puschke übernimmt 2019 die Leitung des Nürnberger Kirchenmusik-Festivals ION.


„Tradition ist nicht die Anbetung der Asche“

Es soll der Auftakt zum Bruckner-Zyklus schlechthin werden: Im Rahmen des Internationalen Brucknerfests spielen die Münchner Philharmoniker unter der Leitung ihres Chefdirigenten Valery Gergiev die Sinfonien 1, 3 und 4 in Linz ein.


© Bay of Plenty Symphonia











(Written on July 19, 2017 )

Classical News


Paul Morley: ‘Pop belongs to the last century. Classical music is more relevant to the future’

For years, this rock critic viewed classical music as pompous art of the past. Now, tired of pop, he explains why classical is the truly subversive form – and selects six favourite pieces to convert the unbeliever


Kenny Wheeler had such a stamp of individuality

Jazz trumpeter Kenny Wheeler, who died at the age of 84, created his own magical musical world, says Ivan Hewett

Classic FM

Katherine Jenkins and Alexander Armstrong join Classic FM’s weekend lineup

Superstar singer Katherine Jenkins is joining actor and TV presenter Alexander Armstrong on Classic FM at the weekends.

The Strad

Violin, viola, cello and bow makers honoured at 2014 VSA competition

Nine gold medals were awarded at this year’s Violin Society of America international makers’ competition, held in Indianapolis, Indiana, from 15-21 September.

International Arts Manager

ACO give world premiere of Jonny Greenwood work

The Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) will embark on a nine-concert European tour this week.

Spiegel online

Mittelmeer-Modernist Luigi Dallapiccola

Zwölf Töne müsst ihr sein


Über 5.000 Gäste bei Saison-Eröffnung der Berliner Staatsoper

Über 5.000 Besucher haben am Sonntag die Spielzeit-Eröffnung der Berliner Staatsoper gefeiert.

Tiroler Tageszeitung

Welser-Möst wechselt nicht nach Linz

Der zurückgetretene Generalmusikdirektor der Wiener Staatsoper, Franz Welser-Möst, wechselt nicht nach Oberösterreich.

Il messaggero

Riccardo Muti lascia l’Opera di Roma

«Le problematiche degli ultimi tempi
fanno mancare la serenità necessaria»

Boston Globe

Boston overdue for a proper opera house

No overview of the city’s opera scene could be complete without a discussion of its most glaringly obvious gap: a proper venue for opera.

Le Parisien

La musique classique, une “niche” exploitée par la chaîne Mezzo jusqu’en Mongolie

La musique classique est certes une niche, mais une niche universelle: la petite chaîne de télévision payante française Mezzo, née en 1996, se lance en Asie, à commencer par la Mongolie.



Dirigent: @dirigent Jan Mracek erringt ersten Preis beim Fritz Kreisler Wettbewerb …

Classic FM: @ClassicFM More classical fails – 7 videos of musicians getting owned by their instruments: 

BB  Radio 3: @BBCRadio3  Does Beethoven’s music sound the same 200 years on? Get insights from three German conductors: 

Thomas Bartilla

Thomas Bartilla

(Written on September 22, 2014 )

The Guardian

Royal Philharmonic Society honours international music makers

Five musicians working in challenged communities to receive honorary membership of the RPS

Sarah Brightman wants to pioneer space rock. Literally

Singer hopes to write and record music on the International Space Station, when she will become the first professional musician to dock there

BBC News

Maria Miller: Arts must make economic case

Culture Secretary Maria Miller has said the arts world must make the case for public funding by focusing on its economic, not artistic, value.


Benjamin Shwartz named Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra music director

American conductor begins his new role from the 2013-14 season

The Economist

Linz’s new opera house

A modern, high-tech venue with ambitions to make Austria’s third-largest city a destination for opera-goers

The Spectator

Are today’s composers up to the challenge of writing sublime music?

When we describe music as ‘sublime’, what do we mean? For the Romans, sublimissignified greatness beyond measure.



The Economist

(Written on April 25, 2013 )