BBC Music Magazine
Competition’s top prize to be named after the Burmese opposition leader.
The Seattle Opera says an anticipated $1 million budget shortfall this season will mean cuts in salaries and staff and a reshaping of its programming, with a four-opera season instead of five beginning in 2014.
Arts Journal – Slipped Disc
Martin Owen, principal horn of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, is being passionately wooed by the big band from Berlin.
His work required orchestra and conductor to perform star-jumps while shouting out the darkest parts of the Bible and Dostoevsky.
Opera star Bryn Terfel is everywhere this summer, launching his Welsh music festival and kicking off the Proms.