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In today’s news, NMZ reports about the increasing streaming market in Germany while BBC takes a look on streaming services and piracy on the Indian market. Also, how presidential candidates constitute their identity in music, a festival dedicated to emigrated composers, and a music machine powered by 2000 marbles.

Independent

How music could help you to concentrate while studying

Should we follow what research says, or is listening to music while working just down to individual preference?

BBC

Will streaming help India’s music sales?

Piracy is a big problem for the music industry everywhere but in India it’s stopped the industry generating the kind of sales you might expect in such a large market

The Guardian

Pop for politics: how candidates brand themselves with music

From Katy Perry to David Bowie, the music presidential candidates blast reflects their tastes – and political personalities

The Guardian

Classical superstar Ludovico Einaudi: I’m inspired by Eminem

He has been the soundtrack to everything from The X-Factor to This Is England. Iggy Pop, Ricky Gervais and Nicki Minaj love him. And his concerts are packed with young fans. Meet Ludovico Einaudi

Wired

This incredible music machine is powered by 2,000 marbles

The internet is no stranger to ridiculously complex attempts to make music with technology

Die Zeit

H-Moll, du liebe Güte!

Tumult in der Kölner Philharmonie, Konzert abgebrochen: Wie eine Phasenverschiebung von 1967 die Bildungsbürger überfordert und ihre Angst vor der Gegenwart offenbart

NMZ

Streaming boomt – Musikmarkt in Deutschland wächst kräftig

Der deutsche Musikmarkt ist im vergangenen Jahr dank neuer Internet-Angebote noch stärker gewachsen als zunächst angenommen

Focus

Jüdisches Museum widmet Festival ausgewanderten Komponisten

Das Festival „intonations“ vom 16. bis 21. April widmet sich unter anderem den zur Zeit der Nationalsozialisten emigrierten Künstlern Arnold Schönberg, Erich Wolfgang Korngold und Hanns Eisler

Washington Post

Give me a break: classical musicians who step away.

Pierre-Laurent Aimard did it quietly. Evgeny Kissin did it in a casual remark to a presenter. Piotr Anderszewski, evidently, has done it in an interview with the website Humans of New York

Le Figaro

Jean Rondeau, le clavecin au cœur

Révélation des Victoires de la musique en 2015, le claveciniste français publie son deuxième opus chez Warner: Un «opéra sans paroles» où dialoguent Rameau et Royer

Twitter

kulturradio vom rbb “Ein bewegender Konzertabend!” Andrea Handels über das Sonderkonzert für & Helfer in der Philharmonie

neue musikzeitung Kulturphysik 101: 2016/03 +++ Angela Merkel weiht in Greifswald einen…

Manuel Brug Semperoper: 2016/17: Such’ den Thielemann!

Photograph: Samuel Westergren / Wired

Photograph: Samuel Westergren / Wired

 

 

 

(Written on March 3, 2016 )

Classical News

In today’s news, Antonio Pappano talks about politicians at the opera and the fate of the ENO, Rossini’s William Tell to be performed at Covent Garden, Iestyn Davies is interviewed by The Guardian and how Andre Rieu’s concerts have inspired a cult following. Furthermore, Lesley Garrett on why opera must give more roles to older women, Albert Ostermaier speaks about the Nibelungen Festival, an interview with Kent Nagano and the Strauss Festival needs help from Munich. Finally, why classical music needs the summer and Live Science on whether music gives you math skills.

The Telegraph

Antonio Pappano: ‘I haven’t time to sit through The Ring’

The chief conductor of the Royal Opera talks to Nigel Farndale about politicians at the opera and the fate of ENO

The Guardian

I have a story to Tell

Rossini’s mammoth opera about the freedom-fighting, sharp-shooting hero William Tell is rarely staged. Working on a new Covent Garden production, Gerald Finley is grappling with ‘clever dirt’, archery skills and crowd control

Iestyn Davies: ‘Falsetto is like yodelling’

The renowned countertenor on finding those high notes, battling acid reflux and emulating the castrato Farinelli on stage

The Independent

Andre Rieu: How the Waltz King’s concerts have inspired a cult following

Rieu’s concerts prove that classical performers can engage with their audience without sacrificing their musical integrity

Classic FM

Lesley Garrett: Opera must give more roles to older women – or die

In the modern world, older women run countries and corporations. It’s time opera composers reflected this, says soprano Lesley Garrett.

Die Welt

“Ich halte die Nibelungen für ein Antikriegsepos”

Für die Nibelungenfestspiele hat Albert Ostermaier den blutrünstigen Sagenstoff neu bearbeitet. “Gemetzel” heißt sein Stück. Ein Gespräch über die Entgiftung eines von den Nazis missbrauchten Stoffs.

concerti

„Der Mensch braucht mehr als Unterhaltung“

Von der Isar an die Elbe: Als neuer Generalmusikdirektor hat Kent Nagano in Hamburg große Pläne – und hofft an Nord- und Ostsee auf die perfekte Welle

pizzicato

Strauss-Festival Garmisch-Partenkirchen blickt hilfesuchend nach München

Das Richard Strauss-Festival in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, bei dem dieses Jahr Christa Ludwig die erstmals vergeben Strauss-Ehrenplakette erhielt, ging mit viel Lob für die Intendantin Prof. Dr. h. c. KS (sic!) Brigitte Fassbaender zu Ende.

RP online

Klassik für den Sommer

Zu den Binsenweisheiten unserer Kultur zählt, dass Musik an Jahreszeiten hängt: Ohne den Sommer kommt sie überhaupt nicht aus.

The New York Times

Seeking Genuine Discovery on Music Streaming Services

One day last week I woke up and decided I wanted to have the best morning ever. So I went to Songza — the music-streaming service that offers only predetermined playlists, much of them designed around mood, time of day or activity — and chose the playlist “Best Morning Ever.”

Live Science

Does Music Give You Math Skills? It’s a Tricky Equation

Naomi Eide is a master’s student in the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park. She contributed this article to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

Twitter

ClassicalToday @ClassicalToday: Dmitri Hvorostovsky opts for cancer treatment in London

I Care If You Listen @icareifulisten: Festival Reveals Piano Gems From A Siberian Prison via

klassik.com@klassikcom: Unternehmer spendet eine Million an die Rom

Antonio Pappano - Photo: © ROH Photographer: CLIVE BARDA

Antonio Pappano – Photo: © ROH Photographer: CLIVE BARDA

(Written on June 29, 2015 )