1st August: Awards, Legal Bills and Cuts

Wednesday 1st August 2012

Arts Journal- Slipped Disc

It’s Doomsday again for Dutch Arts 

Government funded Fonds voor de Podiumkunsten will announce which medium and small organizations will and won’t receive subsidy over the next four years.

Just in: Welsh National Opera hit by huge legal bill 

The Court of Appeal in London ruled that The Welsh National Opera were in breach of their rules when dismissing the oboist, Sandy Johnston.


Barenboim Addresses Proms Audience 

Conductor Daniel Barenboim thanks BBC after final Beethoven symphony concert.

Gramophone Blog

A Contemporary Conundrum  

Philip Clark thinks that the Proms need to do more for contemporary classical music.

Classic FM 

Royal Opera House in £10m Arts Council Boost  

The Royal Opera House has been awarded £10m by Arts Council England.

LSO and Philharmonia triumph at Grammy Awards 

The LSO and Philharmonia were the big British Winners in the classic award categories at the Grammy Awards.

Nicola Benedetti’s Stradivarius violin terror 

Classical Superstar Nicola Benedetti worries about taking her two £12 million Stradivarius violins on tour after one of the world’s most valuable violins was left on a train on Friday in Switzerland.