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Average composer fee is now ‘shockingly low’

A survey and report commissioned by Sound and Music has revealed that the average fee received by a composer for each commissioned composition is £1,392.

Coventry Telegraph

£74 eBay piano led Tile Hill girl to music degree at Oxbridge

Talented Coventry pupil Emily Lanigan almost gave up piano as her family couldn’t afford instrument – but bargain led her all the way to Oxford.

Vulture (via Arts Journal)

The Metropolitan Opera Has Solved Its Labor Crisis, But There Are Still Rumblings in Valhalla

The Met’s labor crisis is over; the spiritual crisis goes on.

The Sydney Morning Herald

The Australian Chamber Orchestra celebrates 40 years as the nation’s flagship ensemble

Founded in 1975 by John Painter, the evolution of the ACO has been shaped by Richard Tognetti’s 25 years as lead violin and artistic director.

The Baltimore Sun

One-of-a-kind oboe belonging to BSO musician stolen

Orchestra’s principal oboist was vacationing in Montreal when her instrument went missing.

Triblive.com

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra makes ‘great strides’ financially, audit shows

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has begun to dig itself out of a financial hole, said a financial analyst who reviewed its 2013 audit.

Concerti

Europa in einer Person (Porträt Philippe Jordan)

Philippe Jordan vereint in Paris nord- und südländische Klangtraditionen und macht dabei von sich reden.

Die Welt

In New York geht der Opernvorhang doch auf

Es wird keine Aussperrungen und ausgefallenen Vorstellungen an der Metropolitan Opera geben. Doch das Internet hatte den Arbeitskampf ordentlich befeuert und dem Intendanten Peter Gelb Druck gemacht.

Twitter

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(Written on August 21, 2014 )

Alex Ross: The Rest is Noise

For Montserrat Figueras

Montserrat Figueras, soprano and wife of violist Jordi Savall has passed away aged sixty nine.

Daily Telegraph

Richard Tognetti: the top dogs from Down Under

Ivan Hewett talks to the director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra on their rise to global acclaim.

Opera Chic

Drei cheers for Alex Ross

Ross has been awarded the bi-annual Belmont Prize for contemporary music.

New York Times

Classical conducting? There’s an app for that

Jeffrey Kahane performed Mozart at Avery Fisher Hall from an iPad

 

(Written on November 24, 2011 )