Head of Universal Music’s classical division tells orchestras to show emotion and leave the concert hall if they want to gain new fans.
The Perfect American, an opera by Philip Glass, opens in Madrid and shows Walt Disney as ‘a racist, misogynist megalomaniac’.
James Oestreich has finally accepted a buyout and will retire at the end of the month from the New York Times.
Deceptive Cadence NPR
Researchers in London claim that listening to classical music makes for unsafe driving — in fact, that it caused more erratic driving than hip-hop, heavy metal or not listening to music at all.
The Arts Desk
Undaunted by the current climate, the biggest steerers of London’s concert scene sail on
Music can sometimes illuminate areas that text on its own cannot.
The Pacific Standard (found via Arts Journal)
New research from the Netherlands finds neurocardial differences between young musicians and their non-musical peers
On Friday, January 25, mezzo-soprano, Joyce DiDonato, will host a master class with four students from The Juilliard School’s Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts.
Virtuoso may not have mass appeal, but it would liven up band class
Fast Co. Design