23rd Feb: New BBC Symphony orchestra chief conductor, Sascha Goetzel and Max Raabe

Thursday 23rd February 2012






Sakari Oramo named BBC Symphony chief conductor designate

Succeeds Jiří Bělohlávek at the 2013 BBC Proms

Concerts for babies

Is it ever too early to introduce your child to live classical music?

BBC Music Mag 

Sascha Goetzel

The Viennese conductor of the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra on their new CD Music from the Machine Age 

Listen to our Opera BBC Music Magazine Awards podcast

Learn more about the three recordings nominated in the Opera category

The Guardian 

Klinghoffer: don’t forget to listen to the music

The controversy surrounding interpretations of John Adams’s opera The Death of Klinghoffer looks set to continue with ENO’s new production. But amid all the debate and protests, don’t overlook the music

NY Times 

Philharmonic Announces Its Next Season

The orchestra is making a fresh start of sorts next season.

LA Times 

Max Raabe’s ‘elegant experiment’

The German singer and bandleader and his Palast Orchester go 21st century retro with their new album, ‘One Cannot Kiss Alone.’