22nd November: Jackson Visits Violinist, Performing Robots, and Petition for Kidnapped Conductor

Thursday 22nd November 2012


James Ehnes to work with Wells Cathedral School students

Celebrated violinist will give an afternoon of open masterclasses with six students

Classic FM

André Rieu records with Jermaine Jackson?

The King Of The Waltz André Rieu invited Jackson 5 star Jermaine Jackson into his personal studio and has hinted at a possible recording project

Robots play Beethoven’s ‘Für Elise’

Boffins at the Georgia Robotics and InTelligent Systems lab have taught roving robots to play Beethoven.

The Guardian

An opera for my resistance fighter aunt

Elisabeth von Thadden was executed by the Nazis in 1944. Christopher Fox on the story behind his new musical memorial

Classical Music Magazine

ENO could sell naming rights to London Coliseum

English National Opera has contracted brand and sponsorship agency Capitalize to develop its corporate partnerships and sponsorship opportunities – with naming rights to the London Coliseum, ENO’s home since 1968, potentially available to the right bidder.

Grant to study community impact of Liverpool’s In Harmony

An international research project has been awarded a grant to examine the impact of Liverpool’s In Harmony project on the community.

Slipped Disc

Nearly 40,000 sign petition for kidnapped conductor

Rodolfo Cazares has been held by Mexican gunmen for 450 days. It is not certain whether he is still alive and the Mexican government has gone into a deep siesta on the subject.

A tenor reports on the bomb that went off near the Israel Opera

The Berlin-based tenor Arnold Bezuyen was in rehearsal at Israel Opera when a bomb went off on a bus nearby today.

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