The artistic director of La Scala has warned that the celebrated opera house is “dangerously close” to privatisation.
BBC Music Magazine
Nominees include conductor Claudio Abbado, composer Harrison Birtwistle & soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek.
David Briggs is one of the world’s finest organists, but has recently been making his name with transcriptions of Mahler and Elgar Symphonies.
The pianist on the unjustly neglected songs of Martin Shaw and a project at the Barbican.
Pianist will rcord at least three albums for the label.
This year, American composers and the music of Arnold Schoenberg form the focus of Musikfest Berlin 2012 of the Berliner Festspiele, organized in cooperation with the Berliner Philharmoniker foundation and taking place from 31 August to 18 September 2012.
Wembley Stadium is to host a grandiose prodcution of Turandot conducted by Plácido Domingo.