The work of composer Danny Elfman, who soundtracked Tim Burton’s films, will be performed in concert for the first time
Classical Music Magazine
The first week of iTunes’ Essentials:Classical campaign has been hailed by recording companies as a dramatic success not only in converting classical collectors to downloaders but also in opening up new markets.
Proposals include refurbishment of the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and Hayward Gallery
Stars will flock to London for first classical music ‘Oscars’
The Wall Street Journal (via Arts Journal)
To the musicians from Mali here, the attempt by terrorists associated with al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) to suppress music in their country’s north goes beyond politics and religion: It’s an offense to the soul of the nation, where music is more than entertainment, it’s essential to life.
The guns that have caused so many deaths in northern Mexico are now making music.
The Wigmore Hall’s Summer programme starts on 1 April, with a pair of delightful concerts[…]
Warner Music Group has posted a loss of $80m for the three months to the end of 2012.