In today’s news: 12-year-old schoolboy wins university music scholarship, Music Director of the Flagstaff Symphony announced, Doris Day turns 95 – two years too early, missing part of Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony was found, 13 classical music movies to see, Simon Russell Beale interview, Castelucci staged Bach’s Matthaeus-Passion, Twitter campaign about classical music and New York Philharmonic changed with new director?
The Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra (Arizona. U.S.) has announced the appointment of Charles Latshaw as the new Music Director, from 1 July.
Doris Day turns 95 on Monday – something that came as a surprise even to her, as she had until this weekend believed herself to be about to turn 93.
A chance find in a Vienna apartment has uncovered a crucial fragment of Schubert’s score, and an orchestral recording of the now-complete score for the third movement has been made.
A 12-year-old boy has become the youngest person to play the organ for an Oxford University college after winning a musical scholarship.
Movie inspires us, entertains us and convinces us about the subjects that are important in our life. The classical music has always been an important part of the movie for decades.
Alongside a lauded acting career – he will reprise his Prospero when the RSC’s The Tempest comes to the Barbican this summer – Simon Russell Beale has retained his passion for classical music, through projects like BBC series Sacred Music.
Er darf in der Osterzeit nicht fehlen: Theaterkünstler Romeo Castellucci inszeniert J.S. Bachs Matthäus-Passion. Die musikalische Leitung übernimmt Kent Nagano
Handschrift wurde für 180.000 Schweizer Franken verkauft
Zum 175. Geburtstag plagt sich das renommierte Orchester allerdings mit Problemen. Bringt die neue Chefin die Wende?
The New York Times
When Kaija Saariaho’s “L’Amour de Loin” opened at the Metropolitan Opera in December, it was the first opera by a woman to be performed at the Met in 113 years.
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On March 14, 2017, Irish composers Amanda Feery, Emma O’Halloran, and Finola Merivale started a tweet storm aimed at ensembles and music organizations in Ireland for the lack of gender, racial, and socio-economic diversity on their concert programs.
(Written on April 3, 2017 )