…and The Barber of Seville requires 28 of them
The Southbank Centre’s head of classical music introduces the third part of the Rest Is Noise season – with the action switching to Paris and the worlds of Josephine Baker and Stravinsky
Bob Shennan had been favourite to take the post, but director of news is being lined up for role under new DG Lord Hall
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Mike Brewer, former director of music at Chetham’s School of Music and a founder of the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain, has today been convicted of sexual abuse at Manchester Crown Court.
2013 festival, running from May to December, features many of the city’s leading cultural institutions
Composer Thomas Newman has been awarded the BAFTA Film Award for Original Music, beating competition from John Williams, Dario Marianelli and others.
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Pioneering American conductor, National Medal of Arts winner and poet James DePreist died early this morning in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 76 years old.
The legendary performer will appear on stage with an old pal from the Sound of Music.
A patent for re-selling digital content has been granted to online retailer Amazon.
British artists secured 13.7% of US artist album sales last year, helped on by the success of acts such as One Direction, Adele and Mumford & Sons.