Dame Vera Lynn urges UK to ‘stay together’
Dame Vera Lynn is the latest star to sign the better together campaign, ahead of the Scottish referendum.
The Telegraph suggests that it is preposterous that presenters have been requested to not mention the upcoming referendum during the Last Night of the Proms.
Edward Gardner: ‘Do people in government watch what we do at the Coliseum?’
Edward Gardner is about to embark on his eighth and final season as director of the English National Opera.
International Arts Manager
Classical:NEXT announces 2015 jury
The Jury for the 2015 event will include Etienne Abelin, Swiss musician and co-founder of classYcal; Heloísa Fischer, founder of Brazil’s Viva Música!; Scottish-born Neil Wallace, programme director at de Doelen Concert Hall in Rotterdam; and British arts manager and consultant Jane Williams.
Wolfgang Rihm, Deutschlands berühmtester Komponist, hat mit drei neuen Solo-Werken ein Konzerte-Jahr. Erst kam das Klavier, dann das Horn, schließlich ein Trio. Warum das so ist, erklärt er hier.
Der künstlerische Leiter des Musikfests Berlin Winrich Hopp im Kurzinterview
New York Times
Andris Nelsons Gets Ready to Lead the Boston Symphony
Andris Nelsons, the 35-year-old Latvian conductor who this month became the venerable orchestra’s music director, and who doesn’t even drive a car, had come upon a new toy.
S.F. Opera musicians ratify new 4-year contract
With a minimum of strife or public posturing, members of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra have ratified a new contract with the company that provides the musicians with annual raises of 3 percent a year for the next four years.
In Other Words: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Blocks ‘Comments’ Section on Website, Tightens Security Measures
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has started a significant downturn amid negotiations between musicians and management.
Halle Orchestra: @the_halle What a fantastic concert with #KinshasaSymphony and choir! Good luck on rest of tour to @southbankcentre, @Colston_Hall + @RWCMD
Martin Chilton: @MartinChilton As #jazz guitarist Nigel Price @Nigethejazzer prepares for a UK tour he talks to @LondonJazz Ed Sebastian Scotney http://fw.to/6f9iTtR
ArtsProfessional: @ArtsPro #APNews: Arts should use ‘wellbeing analysis’ to make stronger case for #artsfunding, report finds http://bit.ly/1BxmJFj
Milos: @MilosGuitar So excited to perform #Aranjuez with @liverpoolphil @RoyalAlbertHall. Bring on #ClassicFMlive on 23 Sept! http://classfm.co/URVhDS @ClassicFM”