23rd January: Underground Orchestra, The Tristan Stone and Benjamin Britten Biography

Wednesday 23rd January 2013

Classic FM

New André Rieu release to celebrate orchestra’s 25th anniversary

André Rieu reveals the details of his forthcoming releases on CD and DVD/Blu-Ray, coinciding with the silver jubilee of the Johann Strauss Orchestra.

The Guardian

Benjamin Britten syphilis ‘extremely unlikely’, says cardiologist

Physician who cared for composer in last three years of life casts doubt on new biography revelations over cause of heart failure

Classical Music Magazine

Gergiev move to Munich Phil looks likely

LSO: ‘We cannot comment on any other plans which Valery Gergiev may have.


Violinist Nicola Benedetti launches ‘The Benedetti Sessions’

Weekend of educational concerts, masterclasses and open sessions in collaboration with Glasgow UNESCO City of Music

The Wagnerian

Cornwall Council celebrates 2013 by moving Tristan’s grave to make way for a Bus Stop

The Tristan Stone, said to mark the spot of the real Tristan’s grave […] has stood in Fowey, in Cornwall since at least the 5th century – but not for much longer.

Slipped Disc

Red alert: all musical instruments entering Germany must now go through the RED customs channel

You will remember the recent cases where violins were seized at German airports. Well, the authorities have today issued clear guidelines

The Strad

Debut for ‘Underground Orchestra’ 

Musician’s charity project nears its climax with London concert

Tonewood goes under the hammer

René Morel and Wurlitzer stocks to be auctioned online

Benjamin Britten


The Guardian