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A Guide to Alexander Goehr’s Music

Without Goehr’s appreciation of history, musical modernism would have taken even longer to reach Britain than it did.


The Telegraph

Tine Thing Helseth, trumpet player interview: ‘I was a crazy Spice Girls fan’

Norwegian trumpet virtuoso Tine Thing Helseth tells Adam Sweeting how she plays everything from Bach to the Beach Boys, and looks at the strange rituals of classical music with an inquiring eye.



Musical app-recitation for concert accompanied by iPads

The first interactive classical performance aims to attract a younger digital-savvy audience.



Gramophone on the big screen

The magazine makes an appearance in A Late Quartet, released in UK cinemas this Friday, April 5


Classic FM online

Rachmaninov and video games triumph in Classic FM Hall of Fame

Scores to video games have pushed Mozart and Beethoven out of the top 5 of the 2013 Classic FM Hall of Fame, while Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 holds firm at no. 1.


Planet Hugill

Sunken Garden teaser

English National Opera is giving the premiere of Michel van der Aa’s new opera Sunken Garden at the Barbican Centre on 12 April 2013.




(Written on April 2, 2013 )

The Guardian

Tod Machover: how to crowdsource a symphony

Can music repair damaged tissue? Is it possible to hear it through another person’s ears? If anyone knows, it’s Tod Machover. As he prepares to create an innovative symphony for Edinburgh, Charlotte Higgins meets the music professor

The Guardian

Tine Thing Helseth, trumpet player interview: ‘I was a crazy Spice Girls fan

Norwegian trumpet virtuoso Tine Thing Helseth tells Adam Sweeting how she plays everything from Bach to the Beach Boys, and looks at the strange rituals of classical music with an inquiring eye.

The New York Times

A Challenge Grant From Weills to Spur Carnegie Hall Renovation

Carnegie Hall has received a $10 million challenge grant from its chairman, Sanford I. Weill, and his wife, Joan, and their Weill Family Foundation toward the completion of its $230 million renovation.

Classic FM

Mice play lullabies by Mozart, Brahms and Schubert

Lullabies by Mozart, Brahms and Schubert were performed by mice in a performance installation by the experimental musical duo Quiet Ensemble.

Music Week

IFPI slams EU piracy study as ‘flawed and misleading’

The IFPI has slammed the recent report from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre which concluded that piracy has no effect on legal digital music purchases.

Classical Music Magazine

RSNO announces 2013/14 season

Britten’s War Requiem, Mahler’s Symphony No 8 and Messiaen’s Turangalîla-symphonie are among the musical monoliths that the Royal Scottish National Orchestra has announced for its ambitious 2013/14 season, its second with Peter Oundjian as music director.

New RSNO Music Director

Classical Music Magazine

(Written on March 21, 2013 )

The Guardian 

Alex Beard, deputy director of Tate, to succeed Tony Hall as head of Royal Opera House

Alex Beard helped build Tate Modern, but has never worked in opera or dance. Now he is to take on one of Britain’s most prominent arts jobs – boss of the Royal Opera House

The Telegraph

There is no secret formula to music’s mystery

Despite scientists’ best efforts, the magic of harmonic beauty will remain an enigma

New York Times

Record Ticket Sales for Bowie Exhibition in London

‘David Bowie Is’, a major retrospective of the British singer’s career and cultural influence, which opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum on Saturday, has sold over 42,000 advance tickets, more than double the amount generated by any previous exhibition at the museum.

New York Times

Mariinsky Theater Plans Star-Studded Opening of New Opera House

The Mariinsky Theater in Russia announced on Tuesday plans for a three-day celebration to mark the opening of the new Mariinsky II opera house in St. Petersburg in May.


Tine Thing Helseth launches new festival

The Norwegian trumpeter invites renowned artists to the Munch Museum in Oslo

Music Week

UK music revenues will be more than 50% digital this year – BPI’s Wadsworth

BPI chairman Tony Wadsworth CBE has echoed optimistic predictions for the music industry as the digital age develops, saying that the UK will this year move into a majority digital music market.


The Telegraph

(Written on March 20, 2013 )


Covent Garden withdraws soprano three days before starring debut

Jennifer Rowley replaced by Patrizia Ciofi in Royal Opera’s new Robert le diable

Classic FM

Tine Thing Helseth announces new smartphone app

A new smartphone app from Norwegian trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth has been announced, with Helseth playing a launch concert in New York.

The Guardian

Handel and me

Louis de Bernières on how finding a wooden flute in a car boot sale led to his new play about the composer’s life and works

Slipped Disc

Exclusive: top maestro warns of Asianisation and tabloidisation of classical music

Franz Welser-Möst, music director of the Vienna Opera and the Cleveland Orchestra, used the bicentennary of the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde to deliver a reasoned, well-rounded and altogether scathing analysis of the state of classical music in 2012.

Franz Welser-Möst part 2: We must shun cultural ‘superiority’

Here’s the second part of FW-M’s keynote on the state of classical music 2012.

Classical Music Magazine

British Composer Awards announced

The British Composer Awards 2012 ceremony was held at the Goldsmith’s Hall in the City of London last night, with some familiar and some new names in among the winners.

Andrew Dixon stands down from Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland today announces that Andrew Dixon has taken the decision to stand down from the post of Chief Executive at Creative Scotland and make way for a new Chief Executive to lead the organisation through an important period of change.

The Telegraph

Dress up for the theatre – it’s a matter of good manners

Rupert Christiansen explains why he is broadly on Italian fashion designer Valentino Garavani’s side over the question of Britain’s poorly-dressed theatre audiences.

LA Times

Carrie Underwood will play Maria in NBC’s ‘Sound of Music’ remake

If you’ve been wondering how Carrie Underwood looks in a nun’s habit, you’ll find out soon enough

The Guardian

(Written on December 4, 2012 )