Born August 19th, 1918, died January 13th, 2012.
Artistic director steps down; conductor withdraws.
Born February 18th, 1926, died January 22nd, 2012.
The New Yorker
Sasha Frere-Jones considers film score snubs.
Jessica Duchen’s Classical Music Blog
The Royal Ballet has put out a statement saying that Sergei Polunin has resigned with immediate effect.
Detroit Free Press via LA Times
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, still reeling from last season’s strike, has announced its 2012-13 season.
Violinist Nigel Armstrong, who won fourth prize in last year’s 14th International Tchaikovsky Competition, will make his debut with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra this weekend.
It turns out that not only are our ears in excellent shape, but also, 60 years later, we are finally finding encouraging confirmation that music is good for you, all of you. Music may even be our most holistic art form.
(Written on January 25, 2012 )