19th February: Dudamel Detained, Singing for Dementia and Anonymous Donors

Tuesday 19th February 2013

Classic FM

Daniel Hope on the music of the spheres

Classic FM’s Tim Lihoreau chats to violinist Daniel Hope about his new album, Spheres, and even gets his violin out.

LA Times

Gustavo Dudamel was detained by Israeli authorities, reports say

Classical conductors spend a lot of time on airplanes flying from one job to the next and are thus used to the frustrations that come with modern-day air travel.


Edward Gardner to head the Bergen Philharmonic

Chandos will record the new partnership

Classical Source

BBC Concert Orchestra Teams Up With Singing For The Brain To Bring Music To People Living With Dementia

BBC Concert Orchestra is joining forces with five of the Alzheimer’s Society’s regional ‘Singing for the Brain™’ groups in music-making aimed to engage with people dealing with the impact of dementia.

WFAE (via Musical Chairs)

Anonymous Donors Give Charlotte Symphony $2 Million

A group of anonymous donors is giving the Charlotte Symphony $2 million. The donors’ contribution could increase if some financial goals are met.

Music Industry News

Introducing Muvote.com!

Something new is bubbling up from the depths of the Internet. Music critics are calling it, “Something to do.”

Music Week

Gatfield echoes call for Government tax breaks for music A&R

Sony Music UK CEO and chairman Nick Gatfield has echoed calls for the Government to offer more support to the creative industries, urging tax breaks for music A&R specifically.








WFAE (via Musical Chairs)