The tone of a Stradivarius violin can be achieved on new violins by treating the wood with a particular fungus, a study has shown.
The Classic BRIT-nominated composer says composers are no longer pigeonholed by the music industry.
Some 6,000 people fill London’s Albert Hall for each of the Proms. But where does that audience go for the rest of the year?
Bandstand Marathon will be the biggest community event of the London 2012 Festival closing celebration.
The Arts Desk
How a British broadcasting institution acquired an extra dimension.
The New York Times
ON Oct. 23 the Metropolitan Opera will offer a new production of an opera by a living composer.
BBC news Scotland
Scottish councils are making “profits” of almost £3m from fees charged to school pupils for instrumental music tuition, a teaching union has claimed.
Nicola Benedetti at The Last Night of the Proms, The Arts Desk.
(Written on September 10, 2012 )