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In today’s news, Glyndebourne appoints Sebastian F Schwarz as its new general director and Britten Sinfonia will become Saffron Hall’s orchestra-in-residence. Also, the Association of British Orchestras launches a mentoring programme for future leaders and The Guardian writes Robert Craft’s obituary

The Guardian

Robert Craft obituary

Conductor and writer who devoted much of his working life to the composer Stravinsky

Classical Music Magazine

Saffron Hall and Britten Sinfonia announce partnership

Britten Sinfonia will become Saffron Hall‘s orchestra-in-residence at the start of the 2016/17 season

Telegraph

Glyndebourne appoints new general director

Glyndebourne has appointed a new director. Sebastian F Schwarz, currently deputy artistic director at Vienna’s Theater an der Wien, will take up his new post at Glyndebourne in May

The Guardian

All about that bass: Simon Bainbridge on his jazz concerto

As the composer’s new double bass concerto premieres this week in the London jazz festival, Simon Bainbridge explains how the collaborative work took shape, and why – if it wasn’t for an early morning Manhattan cab ride – it might never have happened at all

Classical Music Magazine

ABO launches mentoring programme for future leaders

The Association of British Orchestras has launched Find Your Way, a mentoring and coaching programme for aspiring leaders of the UK orchestral sector

Berliner Zeitung

Helmut Lachenmann: Revolutionär der Klänge

Bei Menschen, die an neuer Musik nicht interessiert sind, mag der Name Helmut Lachenmann Fluchtreflexe auslösen. Was die verpassen! Das ensemble unitedberlin richtet ihm am Sonntag ein Geburtstagskonzert aus

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„Meine Kindheit war ziemlich verwirrend“

Eitelkeit ist ihm fremd: Mag Yo-Yo Ma auch als bester Cellist der Welt gefeiert werden, er schätzt den dezenten Auftritt

NMZ

Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften stellt Schubert-Archiv online

Die Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften hat mehr als 1000 handschriftliche und gedruckte Quellen des Wiener Komponisten Franz Schubert ins Internet gestellt

The New York Times

Xian Zhang Is New Jersey Symphony’s New Music Director

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s next music director will be familiar to some concertgoers in the region: The orchestra announced on Monday that the role would be filled by Xian Zhang, a rising Chinese-American star

El Pais 

Ara Malikian, el violín trotamundos

Antes de que Ara Malikian (Beirut, 1968) aspirase a un Grammy latino fue un extravagante concertino de la orquesta del Teatro Real

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The Classical SourceNews Yuja Wang named 2016-17 Artist-in-Residence of China’s National Center for the Performing Arts

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South Bank LondonHave you seen our Winter guide yet? Why the heck not?!

18Nov News

Robert Craft, right, with Igor Stravinsky during a recording session at the BBC in London. Photograph: Erich Auerbach/Getty Images/The Guardian

(Written on November 18, 2015 )

Classical News

In today’s news, pianist Davide Martello performers outside the Bataclan in Paris and La Scala had to cancel the ballet ‘L’histore de Manon’ due to a technicians’ strike. Also, conductor Alondra de la Parra is to be Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s first music director and the London Philharmonic Orchestra joins Classical Live

Classic FM

A pianist’s spontaneous performance outside the Bataclan concert hall becomes one of the most shared responses to the Paris attacks

German pianist Davide Martello took to his piano after the attacks in the city which have left at least 129 people dead

Classical Music Magazine

Strike at La Scala

A technicians’ strike on 12 November forced La Scala to cancel the first night of Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon

International Arts Manager

Alondra de la Parra joins QSO as music director

Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) has appointed Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra as its first ever music director. She will combine the roles of chief conductor, artistic director and community arts leader

Classical Music Magazine

‘The quality of the music-making is second to none’: MFY Proms 2015

Thousands of young musicians from across the UK will gather in the Royal Albert Hall on 23, 24 and 25 November 2015 to participate in the Music for Youth Proms

Classical Source

London Philharmonic Orchestra joins Classical Live offering exclusive recordings on Google Play

London Philharmonic Orchestra joins Classical Live – a collaboration of some of the world’s leading Orchestras – releasing three brand new recordings through Google Play Music to 58 countries

Gramophone

Robert Craft, Stravinsky expert, conductor and author, has died

Robert Craft, whose name is inextricably linke to that of Igor Stravinsky, has died aged 92.

Klassik Heute

Salzburger Festival “Dialoge” für neue Musik mit dem Motto “Zeit”

Das Mozarteum Salzburg veranstaltet vom 25. bis 29. November wieder das Festival Dialoge mit dem Schwerpunk auf zeitgenössischer Musik. Es steht unter dem Motto „Zeit“

NMZ

Nach Terror in Paris: Konzertabsagen und Ratlosigkeit

So mancher Konzertbesucher dürfte nach dem Terroranschlag von Paris künftig ein mulmiges Gefühl haben. Doch für Sicherheit könne nur der Staat sorgen, sagt Konzertveranstalter Marek Lieberberg

Codex Flores

Markus Huber bleibt GMD in Pforzheim

Der Vertrag von Markus Huber als Generalmusikdirektor der Badischen Philharmonie Pforzheim wurde bis 2020 verlängert. Damit fungiert er auch unter der neuen Intendanz von Thomas Münstermann als Musikalischer Leiter des Theaters Pforzheim

El Pais

La canción de los suicidas

Es un mito que convendría liquidar: seguro que han oído hablar de la canción húngara que tenía el poder de empujar al suicidio, tanto en la versión original —Szomorú vasárnap, es decir, Triste domingo—como traducida a otros idiomas

El Mundo

Paco de Lucía, guitarra ‘cum laude’

La Universidad de Cádiz homenajea al artista en su ciudad natal, Algeciras, en presencia de su primera esposa, su hija y su hermano

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Top Classical News @topcmnews : Performing sculpture: Calder’s mobile comes in for a hammering

Classic FM@ClassicFM : This is music history, according to cats: http://classfm.co/D2p08L

Alondra de la Parra/International Arts Manager

Alondra de la Parra/International Arts Manager

(Written on November 16, 2015 )