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In today’s news: Can the Titanic soundtrack be a gateway drug to classical music’s greats, Tido launches educational piano, and travellers to conduct the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in Glasgow Airport. Staatsoper in Vienna to begin new season, Salzburger Festspiele had more than 260,000 visitors, and 40 years of the official German charts.

The Guardian

Can the Titanic soundtrack be a gateway drug to classical music’s greats?

The 1997 film score is the bestselling classical album of the past 25 years – but not the best. We suggest further listening for those taken with James Horner’s ersatz work

Classical Music Magazine

Travellers to conduct RSNO in Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport is offering ten travellers the chance to conduct the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO).

International Piano

Tido launches Educational Piano

Tido has added an Educational Piano collection to its iPad app. The collection features a range of music, from compositions created to help pianists to build on their technique to fun pieces which students will enjoy playing.

Choir and Organ

Programme announced for 2017 NEMA Conference

The National Early Music Association’s 2017 conference will take place in Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge on 2 September.

The Violin Channel

VC Rising Star Anne Luisa Kramb Awarded Prestigious New York City Carnegie Hall Debut

17 year old VC Rising Star Anne Luisa Kramb has been awarded 1st prize at the 2017 2nd Manhattan International Music Competition, in New York

Pizzicato

Russian violinist Dmitry Kogan dies, aged 38
The agency TASS has made public the death of the Russian violinist Dmitry P. Kogan who died in Moscow at the age of 38.

Limelight Magazine

Blind and deaf dog learns to play the piano

Roll over Beethoven! Two-year old Australian shepherd Braille is making waves on the Internet.

Klassik heute

Wiener Staatsoper startet mit “Il trovatore” in die neue Spielzeit

Mit dem beliebten Tag der offenen Tür startet die Wiener Staatsoper am Sonntag, 3. September 2017 in die Spielzeit 2017/2018.

Klassik.com

Salzburger Festspiele mit mehr als 260.000 Besuchern
Die Salzburger Festspiele haben kurz vor Ende bereits eine positive Bilanz der diesjährigen Festivalausgabe gezogen

Neue Musik Zeitung
40 Jahre Offizielle Deutsche Charts: Eine Musikinstanz feiert Jubiläum

Alle kennen sie, viele wollen rein und nur die besten erobern sie: Die Offiziellen Deutschen Charts zeigen Woche für Woche, welche Musik in Deutschland am beliebtesten ist.

Tido launches Educational Piano

Merken

(Written on August 30, 2017 )

In today’s news: cast members and audience evacuated from the Royal Opera House London, and violinist William Schaub will be the next concertmaster of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. Paavo Järvi becomes new principal conductor of Tonhalle Zürich Orchestra, and 12 semifinalists are announced for the Cliburn Piano Competition.

BBC News

Royal Opera House cast and audience evacuated

Cast members and theatre-goers were evacuated from the Royal Opera House in London after a fire alarm went off mid-performance.

The Strad

Violinist William Schaub named Knoxville Symphony Orchestra concertmaster

The 24-year-old musician will take up the position from the beginning of next season

MixMag

20 Photos of Haçienda Classiçal at the Royal Albert Hall

The dance music orchestra lit up the iconic London concert venue

Dallas News

Cliburn Piano Competition names 12 pianists to advance to Semifinal Round

The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition announced 12 semifinalists Tuesday night.

Berliner Morgenpost

Museum der Moderne: “Die Musik kommt von innen”

Mit gleich vier Eingängen will sich das Museum der Moderne öffnen. Das soll Bewegung am Berliner Kulturforum schaffen.

Spiegel.de

Ariana Grande tritt mit Coldplay und Justin Bieber auf

Die US-Sängerin Ariana Grande wird am Sonntag ihr Benefizkonzert in Manchester geben. Unterstützt wird sie auf der Bühne unter anderem von Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus und Justin Bieber.

Concerti

Der Estländer soll’s richten

Paavo Järvi wird ab der Spielzeit 2019/20 neuer Chefdirigent und Künstlerischer Leiter des Tonhalle-Orchesters Zürich

Le Parisien

Spotify scelle un accord de droits avec des artistes américains

Le numéro un mondial du streaming Spotify a accepté de créer un fonds de 43,45 millions de dollars pour mettre fin à une procédure judiciaire potentiellement coûteuse avec des artistes américains, ont indiqué des avocats lundi.

El Mundo

Las escuelas de música y danza de Madrid piden un rescate

Suena una balada melancólica en las escuelas públicas de música y danza desde hace cinco años, cuando la Comunidad de Madrid dejó de financiarlas y los ayuntamiento aplicaron progresivos recortes en aquellos años de crisis que se cebaron con las dotaciones culturales.

Twitter

SWR lädt rund um Pfingsten zum Sommerfestival nach Stuttgart ein – vier Tage Festivalmeile auf dem Schlossplatz

 


Wer von euch hat sich schon die Elbphilharmonie als Tattoo stechen lassen!? Zeigt her eure Arme!

 

Daniel Ek, PDG de Spotify, à Tokyo le 29 septembre 2016 (AFP/TORU YAMANAKA)

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(Written on May 31, 2017 )

Classical News

In today’s news, English National Opera begins the new year in offstage turmoil and the Telegraph critics present the highlights of the new season. Also, fears arise that the new London concert hall might be too expensive and in the wrong location and jazz singer Natalie Cole has passed away

Gramophone

Classical music’s New Year’s honours

A pair of pianists, a conductor and a violinist on the 2016 list

The Guardian

ENO’s woes: opera company begins new year in offstage turmoil

Chorus contract renegotiations and limited productions are not doomsday scenario, says management, but a way to help company remodel and grow

The Telegraph

Culture Calendar: the best of 2016

From Bowie to Botticelli, Dad’s Army to Uncle Vanya – our critics pick the must-see highlights of the new season

The Guardian

New London concert hall ‘too expensive and in wrong place’

Proposal for world-class venue for Simon Rattle’s LSO in City of London is rejected by leading musicians

Der Tagesspiegel

Oh Freunde, diese Töne!

Eine legt zu, eine bleibt gleich, eine verliert leicht – die Jahresbilanzen 2015 der drei Berliner Opernhäuser

FAZ

Er setzt den Flügel in Flammen

Der Jazzpianist Wolfgang Dauner kann alles und hat alles gespielt: Bebop, Free Jazz, Fusionmusik. Nun wird der große Stilist und Vorkämpfer des neuen, europäischen Jazz achtzig Jahre alt

nmz

«Unforgettable»: Jazz-Sängerin Natalie Cole gestorben

Der Schatten ihres Vaters war lang. Zunächst schaffte es Natalie Cole nicht, sich vom Ruhm der Jazz-Legende Nat King Cole zu lösen. Doch spätestens im virtuellen Duett mit ihm kam der Durchbruch. Nun ist die Sängerin an den späten Folgen ihrer Drogenabhängigkeit gestorben

La Croix

Diego Ares et Padre Soler, le jeune homme et le moine musicien

Le claveciniste espagnol retrouve avec émotion la musique du Padre Soler, moine compositeur du XVIIe siècle, qu’il a découvert à l’âge de 13 ans

Washington Post

Ivory, at the tip of a complex issue for traveling orchestra members

It’s a mere quarter of a gram of ivory embedded at the bottom tip of many violin bows. But because it comes from the tusks of the African elephant, its presence has become a major headache for U.S. orchestras and soloists leaving the country for tours overseas

Twitter

Sinfini Music @SinfiniMusic : ‘MORNING, EVERYONE! Banish back-to-work blues with a playlist of inspiring classical tunes:

The Royal Opera House @RoyalOperaHouse : Find out when to watch our Rhapsody/Two Pigeons cinema relay. We’re in scores of countries^E

Royal Conservatory @the_rcm : The quest for the perfect reed:

The alternative proposed location for a new concert centre, at Blackfriars. Photograph: NQHO Trust/The Guardian

The alternative proposed location for a new concert centre, at Blackfriars. Photograph: NQHO Trust/The Guardian

(Written on January 4, 2016 )

The Guardian

Ben Preston: ‘Radio Times needs to get people talking’

As the magazine celebrates its 90th birthday, its editor discusses the role of print, digital change and life outside BBC Worldwide

Classic FM Online

Classic FM to broadcast an exclusive interview with HRH The Earl of Wessex

The Earl himself, will reveal his thoughts about music-making in the UK and his reflections on what has been an extraordinary year for the Royal family

Pianists are like professional typists, says new study

Piano players can ‘play words’ as quickly as professional typists can type them, a new study by the Max Planck Institute of Informatics has shown

Arts Journal

North Korea denies orchestra executions, offering no proof

The Pyongyang government has finally issued an angry denial of reports last month that two concertmasters of the Unhasu orchestra, together with ten others, were executed for alleged pornography

New video: It’s an orchestra going gangam….

This is the Orchestra of the State Border Service of Azerbaijan which, despite the fawning picture of its president on the wall, is one of the slightly less repressive fragments of the former Soviet Union

The Independent

Nicola Benedetti: Every young person in Britain should be made to study classical music

Acclaimed violinist Nicola Benedetti has criticised the state of music teaching in Britain, saying that every young person should be “made” to study classical works to help them understand humanity

BBC Music Magazine

Royal Concertgebouw launches iPad app

Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra has launched a video magazine app to celebrate its 125th anniversary

Huffington Post

Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey Wows in Concert

The art of the score – 2001: A Space Odyssey with The New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert conducting Avery Fisher Hall

Die Welt

Mit Schubert sind wir noch lange nicht fertig

Seine Lieder kennt jeder. Seine Kammermusik, besonders die Streichquartette, werden gern und mit Vergnügen gespielt. Doch jetzt werden auch Franz Scheberts Sinfonien neu entdeckt. Eine Umschau.

 

The Guardian

The Guardian

 

(Written on September 23, 2013 )