28th November – Classical music in film and the National Music Plan

Monday 28th November 2011

BBC Arts

Director Ken Russell dies at 84

British film director Ken Russel died yesterday afternoon aged 84.

LA Times

‘A Dangerous Method’ ‘Melancholia’ take cues from Richard Wagner

David Ng on the relationship between classical music and film.

Esa-Pekka Salonen wins the 2012 Grawemeyer Award

Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Violin Concerto has won the 2012 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.

The Guardian

The National Music Plan: it’s a good place to start

The Department of Education on Friday published The Importance of Music – A National Music Plan For Music Education, which looks promising.

New York Times

Olga Bloom, Founder of Bargemusic, Dies at 92

Violinist and violist responsible for New York’s floating concert hall, Bargemusic, dies on Thanksgiving Day.

Nan Melville for the New York Times