29th Mar: Clapping, clubbing and funding cuts

Thursday 29th March 2012

Evening Standard

Cultured Clubbing

New opera and contemporary classical music are becoming the sounds of choice for London’s clubbers


Joining Hands

Applause is an essential part of the concert experience

Genesis Foundation Announces New £25,000 Award

Recognising mentors of young artistic talent

Financial Times

Venerable House Expands Into New Arias

Peter Gelb, Metropolitan Opera general manager, has globalised its audience with ‘Live in HD’

LA Times

Mozart Piano Piece Believed Found In Austria

Experts in Austria say they have identified a piano composition that they believe was written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when the composer was as young as 10 years old.


Chetham’s School Of Music Gets A Handsome New Home

Chetham school of music’s new building is something to add to the list of things that should make you proud to be British, writes Rupert Christiansen.

Only Kids Aloud: The Welsh Kids Who Took On The Maestro

When Valery Gergiev needed youthful voices, he turned to Only Kids Aloud

BBC News

Arts Groups Being Hit By Funding Cuts, Survey Says

More than one in 10 arts companies who lost all of their core Arts Council of England funding have shut down or are closing, according to research.