Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen swaps his baton for the Olympic torch.
Welsh singer Katherine Jenkins cheers on the UK athletes.
Musicians from the Carmel Bach Festival perform Bach Flashmob to the shock of crowds of shoppers.
Arts Journal- Slipped Disc
The London Philharmonic has appointed a new chair who is not a player.
Victor Aitay dies at age 91.
BBC Music Magazine- Blog
Helen Wallace joins students of the prestigious summer school conceived by Georg Solti.
Michael Waldman gives an account of following Daniel Barenboim and the West- Eastern Divan Orchestra on their tour of China and South Korea and the performance of the Nine Beethoven Symphonies.
US Composer Michael Djupstrom’s piece Walimai wins Delius Composition prize.