In today’s news: Indian conductor Zubin Mehta performs with Berlin Philharmonic, Sebastian Manz’s recording of selected works by Carl Maria Weber, and hotelier Klaus Lauer hosts Badenweiler Musiktage. Cincinnati Opera announces premiere of “Another Brick in the Wall: The Opera,” and the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SDSO) and Maestro Delta David Gier announce its 2017-18 concert season. Katherine Parr was in fact a masterful PR who rallied England behind its King on the way to war, an academic has claimed, and Amazon is to further diversify its business by staking out a presence at music festivals in a bid to enhance the experience of US festival-goers.
As robots take our jobs the arts will matter more
The humanities are in crisis. There is an urgent skills gap for at least 3,000 graduates capable of explaining the events that led to the War of Jenkins’ Ear. In 2015 alone Britain drafted in 1,200 Filipinos to write essays on symbols of patriarchy in the comedies of Lope de Vega.
King Henry VIII’s sixth wife collaborated with Thomas Tallis to write music to rally her husband for war
Katherine Parr was in fact a masterful PR who rallied England behind its King on the way to war, an academic has claimed, as he prepares for the first performance of her secret musical collaboration in 470 years.
Inside the Heads of People Who Don’t Like Music
For those who experience “musical anhedonia,” listening to a song is halfway between boring and distracting—and their brain activity reflects that.
Amazon gets physical with US music festival presence
Amazon is to further diversify its business by staking out a presence at music festivals in a bid to enhance the experience of US festival-goers.
Der indische Stardirigent Zubin Mehta führt mit den Berliner Philharmonikern Stücke von Elgar und Tschaikowsky auf.
Carl Maria von Weber schrieb hinreißende Werke für die Klarinette. Sebastian Manz wollte keine halben Sachen machen und nahm gleich alle auf. Richtige Entscheidung!
Hotelier Klaus Lauer ist das Herz der Badenweiler Musiktage. Bereits seit 1973 veranstaltete er im elterlichen Grandhotel Römerbad regelmäßig Musiktage, alles ganz auf eigenes finanzielles Risiko mit Schwerpunkt auf Neuer Musik
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An Opera Inspired by Pink Floyd Will Get Its United States Premiere
The Cincinnati Opera has announced the United States premiere of “Another Brick in the Wall: The Opera,” capping its 98th season and its first after a $135 million restoration of the Cincinnati Music Hall.
South Dakota Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season – Strauss Masterpieces, Video Games Live and More!
The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SDSO) and Maestro Delta David Gier announce its 2017-18 concert season.
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#Today in 1861 FP of Richard #Wagner‘s opera Tannhäuser in Paris at the Théâtre Imperial de l’Opéra. #MusicHistory #classicalmusic pic.twitter.com/auXtTiFxj4
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