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Robert Maycock Has Died.

The arts journalist Robert Maycock died in a car crash last week. He was the second editor of Classical Music magazine, editing the title from September 1977 to June 1986, before moving to the Independent.

LA Times

Dudamel, Salonen To Appear In Philharmonic Society’s New Season.

The current and former music directors of the Los Angeles Philharmonic will be among the prominent classical personalities to appear in the next season of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County.

The Guardian

David Lynch’s Musical Magic.

David Lynch deploys music in his movies to devastating effect. Ahead of a retrospective, the Guardian picks his best statements in sound.

Audience’s Flock To ‘Difficult’ Contemporary Classical Music.

The Southbank, Barbican, ENO and BBC4 are catering for the new-found appetite for sonic adventure.


The Sage Gateshead Launches Digital Project To Reach Wider Audiences.

Classical music streamed to regional venues in the North East of England.


Sergei Polunin Loses His Right To Work In The UK.

Sergei Polunin, the gifted dancer who stunned the arts world by quitting the Royal Ballet last week has had his UK work permit revoked, it has been reported.

What Do You Listen To When You’re Sad?

Apparently 70 per cent of men and 90 per cent of women cry at a sad piece of music, according to a survey. What music is indisputably sad?

(Written on February 1, 2012 )


Obituary: Dilys Elwyn-Edwards, Composer.

Born August 19th, 1918, died January 13th, 2012.

Warner And Hrusa Quit Royal Danish Opera.

Artistic director steps down; conductor withdraws.

The Mezzo Rita Gorr Has Died Aged 85.

Born February 18th, 1926, died January 22nd, 2012.

The New Yorker

Another Victory For Another Victory For Cliché: The Best Original Scores Weren’t Nominated.

Sasha Frere-Jones considers film score snubs.

Jessica Duchen’s Classical Music Blog

Sergei Polunin Jumps Ship.

The Royal Ballet has put out a statement saying that Sergei Polunin has resigned with immediate effect.

Detroit Free Press via LA Times

DSO Takes Moderate Approach For 2012-2013 Season.

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, still reeling from last season’s strike, has announced its 2012-13 season.

LA Times

Tchaikovsky Finalist Nigel Armstrong To Play With LA Chamber Orchestra.

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.

Tod Machover Reveals Music’s Holistic Powers.

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.

Hollywood Bowl 2012: ‘The Producers’, Juanes, ‘Rigoletto’, Liza.




(Written on January 25, 2012 )