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14th June: Milos Karadaglic, John Ireland and Edward Gardner

Thursday 14th June 2012

The Telegraph

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.

Gramophone

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.

The Guardian

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’.