15th Mar: Royal Opera House, Gloriana and Solti

Thursday 15th March 2012

Arts Journal: Slipped Disc

Watch Out You Slackers, Solti’s Back.

There are two Solti bio-documentaries in the making for television.

New York Times

North Korean Orchestra Performs In France.

The Unhasu Orchestra of North Korea, one of the country’s foremost musical institutions, joined the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra on Wednesday night in a concert at the Salle Pleyel.

LA Times

LA Phil’s Borda And Bohnett To Attend White House Dinner.

David Bohnett, the technology entrepreneur, philanthropist and chairman of the L.A. Philharmonic, with his guest Deborah Borda, president and CEO of the L.A. Phil, will be attending a White House state dinner honoring British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha Cameron.

The Times

David McVicar Beats His Demons With The Rake’s Progress.

Magnus Linklater interviews David McVicar.

The Telegraph

Why Royal Opera Is Abuzz.

Although its enemies like to think of it as an impregnable bastion of privilege, the Royal Opera House has been feeling the pinch of the financial crisis as sharply as the rest of us.

BBC News

Gloriana Opera To Be Revived For Coronation Anniversary.

An opera written for the Queen’s coronation will be revived to mark its 60th anniversary.