2nd December – Rory Bremner, Karol Szymanowski and Arnold Schoenberg

Friday 2nd December 2011


Hvorostovsky signs to Ondine.

A Russian baritone for the Finnish label.

Slipped Disc: Norman Lebrecht

Arnold Schoenberg is declared UNESCO world heritage.

Arnold Schoenberg’s documentary estate was yesterday brought under the protection of UNESCO.


EU backs revamp of composer Szymanowski’s house.

The National Museum in Krakow has announced that the former home of Karol Szymanowski is set for a revamp with EU backing.

Evening Standard

My opera’s strictly for everyone, says Rory Bremner.

Rory Bremner on his adaptation of Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld.


Belcea Quartet at the Wigmore Hall, 1st December.

‘The Belcea enthralled’

Opera Chic

Thibaudet’s film cred grows.

Jean-Yves Thibaudet goes to Hollywood (again). Listen to his playing here: