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New York Times

Detroit Symphony Agrees to New Contract With Musicians

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, which endured a bitter six-month strike a few years ago, settled its latest contract eight months early, orchestra officials announced Wednesday

BBC Music Magazine

HMV closes flagship Oxford Street store

HMV’s flagship store in Oxford Street has been shut down this week. Covering over 60,000 square-feet and set over three floors, the iconic HMV store at 150 Oxford Street has been at the forefront of the company’s UK presence since it was opened in 1986

NPR Music

A Gramophone And Mozart, Or How I Fell For Opera

British conductor Nicholas McGegan celebrates his ‘Beatle’ birthday today (64, that is). To mark the occasion, he recalls how he first fell in love with opera.

The ‘Ode To Joy’ As A Call To Action

Candaele has turned his obsession with Beethoven’s Ninth into a documentary film called Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven’s Final Symphony. He follows the Ninth around the world, to Chile and China, where it became an empowering anthem of solidarity, and to Japan, where performances of daiku — the Great Nine — are a cherished annual tradition.

The New York Times

The Echoes of War, From One Century to the Next

‘Shostakovich for the Children of Syria,’ a Benefit Concert “to promote the awareness of significant international humanitarian crises and other public interest issues”

The Metro

A real-life fairytale: Peter Pan performer proposes to his Wendy on stage

A Peter Pan performer surprised his very own Wendy when he got down on one knee near the end of a packed show in Glasgow

The Metro

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(Written on January 17, 2014 )

New York Times

A Symphony of Floorboads, Pipes and Stairs

“You’re going to have a house, and the house makes music. When you get here, you’ll figure it out.” One of New Orleans’ most recent and innovative musical offerings

Slipped Disc: Norman Lebrecht

My Demo Choirmaster Wins…An International Emmy

‘Gareth Goes To Glyndebourne’ wins an Emmy

The New Yorker

The Long Haul

Alex Ross on Nico Muhly

The Independent

Yes: From Total Discord To Sweet Harmony

Bonnie Greer’s television run-in with Nick Griffin didn’t just provoke feverish debate – it was also the catalyst for a new opera

The Times

Bringing Bach To The Blackberry Generation

Richard Morrison on an exciting new approach to the St. Matthew Passion

 

 

 

(Written on November 22, 2011 )