Winners to be announced at a ceremony in London on December 3
The London Symphony Orchestra have recorded an exciting soundtrack to entertain visitors at The Shard, London’s newest landmark.
New contract expires at the end of the 2016-17 season
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Hans Werner Henze, the German composer whose output includes ten symphonies and more than 40 stage works, has died aged 86 in Dresden.
The ensemble, relaunched earlier this year after a two-year quietus, has been disbanded. No reason has been given – except that some officials have been quoted as saying ‘we have no budget’.
Luke Jones from Wrexham, a pupil at Chethams, has come top in the under-19 section of Slovenia’s first Aci Bertoncelj piano contest. All other winners were from the eastern half of Europe.
A new musical experiment called ‘How To Get Kids Into Classical Music’ shows a novel way to get young people acquainted with classical music – with a little help from Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, One Direction and more.
Lauded and awarded, the 20-year-old pianist is a grounded nine-to-fiver, finds Michael Church
Acid house pioneer Adamski wants to get us all dancing in 3/4 Viennese time and ‘partying like its 1799’
A series of compositions by Hildegard of Bingen, a Benedictine abbess who died in 1179, have been released as an album.