19th January – Shostakovich premiere and in praise of Da Ponte

Thursday 19th January 2012


Shostakovich Fragment To Receive UK Premiere.

Violin sonata section performed at Manchester University.

New York Times

New York City Opera Announces Deal With Unions.

New York City Opera cleared a major obstacle in its effort to forge ahead in reduced form and without its Lincoln Center home, saying on Wednesday that it had reached agreements with both of its major unions.

Public Domain Works Can Be Copyrighted Anew.

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a federal law that restored copyright protection to works that had entered the public domain.

The Times

Mozart And Da Ponte – Why We Adore You.

Five star singers choose the dream roles created by opera’s ultimate double act.