‘Elgar in Performance’ scheme helps stage rarely performed works
Funds now being allocated for 2013 and beyond
Lang Lang to play at Glenn Gould’s birthday
A host of performers, speakers, poets and Glenn Gould experts will gather this weekend to celebrate what would have been the pianist’s 80th birthday.
Violin dealer Machold admits embezzlement
Stradivarius dealer Dietmar Machold has admitted embezzlement as his trial for fraud begins in Austria.
Andrew Skeet on turning video game music into symphonic scores
With the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s help, Andrew Skeet has turned video game music into symphonic masterpieces. Classic FM’s Lucy Coward chatted to him about how he did it.
BBC Music Magazine
Music created from movements of tiny particles
Classical Music Magazine
RFH organ a stage closer to completion
The central section of the Royal Festival Hall’s organ has been reinstalled after renovation as part of a long-term project to return the instrument to its full size
The Wall Street Journal (found on Musical Chairs)
Yundi Li Cancels Japan Tour Over China-Japan Row
The China-Japan territorial dispute has struck a sad chord for Japan’s classical music lovers.
Daniel de Borah wins Australian National Piano Award
Daniel de Borah has won the Australian National Piano Award in Shepparton, with second place going to 21-year-old Nicholas Young and South Australian Michael Ierace coming third.
Itzhak Perlman joins Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central
Violinst Itzhak Perlman took a break from his performance schedule this week to put in a guest appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report.”