19th April: Arvo Part, the Record Store Day UK and Seoul Philharmonic

Thursday 19th April 2012

The Telegraph

Arvo Part: personal music that is truly out of this world

Arvo Paert’s creation of his own sublime soundscape is just cause for celebration.


Nikolaus Harncourt honoured by the RPS

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Austrian conductor, cellist, teacher and author, will be presented with the Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal.

Celebrate Record Store Day UK on Saturday

To celebrate Record Store Day UK on Saturday, April 21, a number of special vinyl classical issues are being released.

The New Yorker

A Pulitzer for Opera

The choice for the music award is relatively free from tumult: the opera “Silent Night,”.

LA Times

Influences: Mark Alan Hilt of Jacaranda

Since its founding in 2003, Jacaranda has proved itself one of the best and most adventurous chamber music series in the country.

San Antonio Opera to file for bankruptcy

In a move that could mark the final chapter in a financial tailspin, the San Antonio Opera will file for liquidation bankruptcy within the next 20 days.

Seoul Philharmonic extends a hand

Myung-Whun Chung, the orchestra’s conductor is on a one-man mission to reestablish cultural ties with North Korea.