In our news today, Pierre Audi has been named the next director of the Aix-en-Provence Festival in southern France, Kip Winger, known for his late 1980s rock anthems, announces a new classical album, and tenor Nicky Spence talks about his musical love on and off the stage. Also, new free Apps for band success are presented by Digital Music News, and the classical music industry reacts to Brexit.
Crested Butte Music Festival Dazzles in Colorado for 20th Season This Summer
This summer marks the 20th season of Colorado’s Crested Butte Musical Festival, a genre-spanning arts celebration featuring a diverse crop of performers in music, dance and opera.
Facing the music: tenor Nicky Spence
From Adès, Janáček, Berg and Big Tom to bottomless teddies and human fridges – the Scottish tenor talks about his musical loves on and off the stage.
Classical Music Magazine
Opera stars take to their bikes forSongCycle
Tenor Nicky Spence has enlisted some of the UK’s brightest singing stars for SongCycle, a 500-mile cycle marathon from Glasgow to London that aims to raise £25,000 in aid of Help Musicians UK (HMUK).
‘I see no specific grounds for optimism’: the classical music industry reacts to Brexit
After yesterday’s referendum, it’s been confirmed that Britain will leave the European Union. But what will be the consequences for the arts? Here are the reactions of musicians and music bosses.
Brexit, Bowie, music and mud
Companionship and reflection were more important at Glastonbury this year as revellers and musicians paid tribute to Bowie, Prince and Jo Cox.
Farewell to David, a goliath of American opera
Our critic reviews a star-studded gala celebrating the life’s work of David Gockley, who is retiring as general director of the San Francisco Opera
Search for founder of Nottingham Symphony Orchestra’s wedding march
The granddaughter of a composer, who founded the Nottingham Symphony Orchestra, is searching for a wedding march he wrote in 1955.
The New York Times
Another Title for Pierre Audi: Director of Aix-en-Provence Festival
Some interesting opera may be ahead for New York. Pierre Audi, who recently became the artistic director of the Park Avenue Armory, has been named the next director of the Aix-en-Provence Festival in southern France, the festival announced on Friday.
Kip Winger Explores His Classical Side
The band Winger is perhaps best remembered for its late 1980s rock anthems, like “Seventeen.” Kip Winger, the group’s lead singer and bassist, held onto his rock roots, but lately he’s revealed another side: The genre of his new album is classical.
An opera at seven, a concerto at nine: meet Britain’s reluctant heir to Mozart
Alma Deutscher wrote her first opera at seven, and a violin concerto at nine. Elizabeth Grice meets a musical prodigy
Your next adventure: Spend a delightful night at the opera in Milan, Verona and Stockholm
You don’t have to be an opera buff to enjoy a night of music that makes your spirits soar. These breaks include tickets to dazzling performances at extraordinary places.
Protestmarsch gegen Mittelkürzungen am Theater Hagen
Dem Aufruf von Kulturschaffenden und Gewerkschaften, in Hagen zu einem sogenannten Theater-Marsch als Protestaktion gegen die geplanten Kürzungen im Kulturetat der Stadt Hagen zusammenzukommen, sind lokalen Medienberichten zufolge 700 Demonstranten gefolgt.
Internationales Telemannstädte-Netzwerk gegründet
Die Staatsministerin für Kultur und Medien der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Monika Grütters, übernimmt über das zur Vorbereitung des Telemannjahres 2017 gegründete Telemannststädte-Netzwerk die Schirmherrschaft.
Trauer um früheren Direktor des Münchner Rundfunkorchesters
Wie BR-KLASSIK aus Kreisen der Familie erfuhr, ist der tschechisch-deutsche Dirigent und langjährige Direktor des Münchner Rundfunkorchesters Jaroslav Opela am Samstag im Alter von 81 Jahren nach kurzer schwerer Krankheit verstorben.
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A little Mozart: Alma Deutscher wrote her first opera at seven, and a violin concerto at nine. Photo credit: Anna Huix
(Written on June 27, 2016 )