In today’s news the Guardian will be live-streaming tonight’s performance of I Fagiolini’s Betrayal and the Telegraph have provided their expert guide on what to eat, drink and wear to Glyndebourne. Proper Music Distribution, which boasts of being the UK’s largest independent music distributor, has restructured its classical and jazz divisions and Making Music has issued a challenge to people of all ages and any level of experience to try their hand at a new instrument.
I Fagiolini, the ensemble who excel in presenting early music in unusual ways, have created a new show based on the life and works of Renaissance composer Carlo Gesualdo. The site-specific immersive show fuses polyphonic music, drama and contemporary dance, and will live-stream here at 8.30pm (BST) on 15 May
Whether you are a fan of fizz, frocks and herbaceous borders, or genuinely interested in opera, our expert advice on what to wear and when to unpack your picnic will guarantee a memorable evening
If classical music has a boy who never grew up, it’s Richard Ayres.
Classical Music Magazine
Proper Music Distribution, which boasts of being the UK’s largest independent music distributor, has restructured its classical and jazz divisions, integrating them into its Proper Note company to form a specialist music business.
Working in partnership with the BBC’s Get Creative initiative, the UK organisation Making Music has issued a challenge to people of all ages and any level of experience to try their hand at a new instrument.
Nachwuchsmusiker trainieren im Jugendsinfonieorchester und in der Akademie der NDR-Sinfoniker den großen Auftritt
Adam’s Passion by Arvo Pärt and Robert Wilson was premiered on Tuesday, 12 May, at the Noblessner Foundry in Tallinn, Estonia. The performance will reach audiences worldwide through international tours, TV and videodisc.
Tugan Sokhiev has extended his contract with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse until 2019.
The New York Times
They shimmied with dancers on stilts who greeted them in this old city, where book stalls sell comic-book retellings of the Cuban Revolution. Conservatory students welcomed them with flowers and chamber music. And when a band serenaded them at dinner, a few even got up and cha-chaed.
This past Monday, the Berlin Philharmonic was expected to choose a successor to chief conductor Simon Rattle, who is stepping down from his post in 2018. Instead, the orchestra’s musicians, who govern themselves, failed to reach a decision; we may now have to wait for up to a year longer to learn who will be the next maestro to take up residence behind that prestigious podium.
The Amati Magazine
@AmatiMagazine: The Tchaikovsky Competition is to be live-streamed in its entirety from Russia. More details: http://magazine.amati.com/152-news/news-live-stream-tchaikovsky-competition.html … #TCH15