Between Mozart’s Don Giovanni and the Don Juan of myth yawns a gap.
Historians hail it as the first great American opera.
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“Silent Night,” an opera by Kevin Puts that dramatizes a miraculous ceasefire during World War I, has won the Pulitzer Prize for music.
Leading a small band of musicians, Hartley kept performing for passengers as the Titanic gradually sank into the ocean. On Sunday, a concert was held in Hartley’s hometown of Colne, to pay tribute to the violinist.
The Bach medal 2012 goes to Masaaki Suzuki, the period instrument organist, harpsichordist and conductor.
Violinists Benjamin Beilman (21, United States), Hyeyoon Park (20, South Korea) and Alexandra Soumm (22, France) have been named London Music Masters(LMM) award holders for 2012-2015.
Artistic director of the Seoul Philharmonic’s contemporary series and the Philharmonia Orchestra’s Music of Today, Unsuk Chin received the prize worth €200,000.
Young violinists impress a leading panel of judges in Beijing.
Kenneth Arthur Renshaw won the Senior Division of the Menuhin Competition
11-year-old Kevin Zhu, who won the Junior Division, is the competition’s youngest ever winner