Milos Karadaglic: a guitar lesson from the classical maestro
A latecomer to the classical guitar, Adam Sweeting seeks inspiration from Milos Karadaglic, one of the best players in the world.
Classical Music Magazine
BBCSSO gets permanent leader, after long search, in Laura Samuel
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra has appointed Laura Samuel as its new leader.
John Ireland in Chelsea festival runs 21-25 June
The English composer John Ireland lived in Chelsea for more than 50 years and died in a converted windmill in Sussex in June 1962.
The accidental birth of ATMA Classique
Because Johanne Goyette couldn’t make a living on the ondes Martenot.
Arts Journal – Slipped Disc
Khatchaturian prize split between Russian and Japanese
The Japanese violinist Ayako Tanabe shared first prize with the Russian Pavel Milyukov. The grand prix went to another Russian, Fedor Roudine.
BBC Music Magazine
Music increases children’s empathy
New research suggests importance of playing music together.
Portrait of the artist: Edward Gardner, conductor
In the interview, Edward Gardner points out: ‘Orchestras are going to become more female – boys aren’t learning instruments’.