27th August- Classical stars at iTunes festival, James Conlon quits Ravinia Festival and the future of Deutsche Grammophon.

Wednesday 27th August 2014

Classical News

Classic FM

iTunes Festival 2014: Nicola Benedetti, Alison Balsom and Miloš announced

The iTunes Festival, a free month long music festival at the Roundhouse, will play host to some of the finest and most popular classical musicians this year.

The Guardian

Kate Bush: Before the Dawn – reviews roundup

Having sold all available tickets within 15 minutes there was huge anticipation for Kate’s first performance in 35 years. The guardian have put together a selection of the reviews.

Classical Music

Balancing Act, Deutsche Grammophon president Mark Wilkinson reveals his plans

Having just launched their online streaming service, the president of DG reveals his intentions for the organisation.

Der Tagesspiegel

Wir setzen uns die Hörner auf

Die zehnte Auflage des Musikfests Berlin startet am 2. September. Besonderes Augenmerk legt man in diesem Jahr auf das Horn in seiner ganzen Vielfalt.


Echo Klassik verkündet Preisträger

In 22 Kategorien hat die Jury rund 45 Preisträger ausgezeichnet

Los Angeles Times

James Conlon to quit post with Chicago Symphony’s Ravinia Festival

James Conlon, the Los Angeles Opera’s music director and conductor, will step down next year from another prominent post, music director of the Ravinia Festival, Chicago’s summer equivalent of the Hollywood Bowl.

Forum Opera

Départ de Paavo Järvi, entre Joie et tristesse

Paavo Järvi a décidé de ne pas renouveler son contrat à la tête de l’Orchestre de Paris.

La Croix

La Chaise-Dieu au diapason de son festival

La 48e édition du Festival de La Chaise-Dieu s’est ouverte jeudi dernier



Royal Academy: @royalacademy It’s here! #TakeoverDay has arrived… Henna will be taking over our tweets from 10am @kidsinmuseums @takeovermuseums

ClassicFM: @ClassicFM Our web chat guest was the the first left-hand alone pianist to graduate form the @rcmlatest in its 130 year history: http://classfm.co/RzOjcR

Campus London: @campuslondon Making plans this evening? Join us for @GA_London & @BriteLondon’s Digital Skills for Event Professionals from 7PM: http://goo.gl/xiEeqy

CBSO Chorus: @CBSOChorus Farewell, England! Next stop – Germany and the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival! @TheCBSO @simonhalsey #elias

Royal College Music: @RCMLatest We’ve added a 2nd date for our #Vocal Faculty Open Door! Book for 21 Sept to receive invaluable advice from RCM profs http://bit.ly/VQmPrI



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