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Vanessa Mae finishes last in giant slalom at Winter Olympics

Violinist Vanessa Mae has finished in last in the women’s giant slalom final in the Sochi Winter Olympics. Though she is a British national, Mae was competing for the Thai team through her Thai heritage on her father’s side, under the name Vanessa Vanakorn.


BBC Radio 1 top 40 goes with the flow by including streaming plays

Station to follow shift in way young people consume music by integrating data from Spotify and other services into singles chart.

WISN (Milwaukee)

Man accused in Milwaukee Stradivarius theft pleads not guilty

The Milwaukee man accused in last month’s theft of a $5 million violin has pleaded not guilty.

Limelight Magazine

Australia’s lost symphonic treasures revealed

New book finds that Federation to 1960 was a veritable age of gold for the Aussie symphony.


Why are there so few women in contemporary music?

Ivan Hewett finds some surprising explanations to the inequality between the sexes in classical music.

Die Zeit

Zerbrochene Träume

Die Oper als Seismograf: Was an Madrids Teatro Real passiert, erzählt viel über ein Land in der Krise – und darüber, wie man aus künstlerischen Erfolgen Stricke dreht.

Classic FM

Classic FM



(Written on February 19, 2014 )


Milwaukee police confirm $5m Stradivarius violin recovered

Violin found stored in a suitcase in an attic in good condition. Three arrested in connection with stolen Stradivarius violin.

Why does opera like women behaving badly? 

The Welsh National Opera’s new season explores opera’s fascination with ‘fallen women’. But it wasn’t just the women who fell, writes artistic director David Pountney

Classic FM Online

Big audience boost for Classic FM

More than 300,000 new listeners have tuned in to Classic FM in the last three months, according to new radio listening figures published today.


How Well Do You Know Your Black Classical Music History?

You probably knew that Carter G. Woodson planted the seedling that would become known as Black History Month. But how much do you actually know about Black classical music?


British orchestras are in danger of losing top billing despite rising ticket sales

Funding reductions mean our leading ensembles may have to cut back on the things that give them world status.

The New York Times

Richard Hayman, Pops Conductor, Dies at 93

Richard Hayman, who began his career as a harmonica player and went on to become the conductor of pops concerts in St. Louis and the arranger of pops concerts in Boston, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 93.

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Das Glück ist mit den Furchtlosen

Wie kann das sein? Jeden Samstagnachmittag strömen zweitausend Menschen ins Amsterdamer Concertgebouw, um neue Musik zu hören. So etwas gibt es nirgendwo sonst auf der Welt.

The Guardian

The Guardian





(Written on February 7, 2014 )