Coughing in classical concerts ‘twice as likely’
People are twice as likely to cough during a classical concert as they are during normal life, an academic researching the irritating phenomenon has claimed.
The New York Times
As Music Streaming Grows, Royalties Slow to a Trickle
Like plenty of music fans, Sam Broe jumped at the chance to join Spotify two summers ago, and he hasn’t looked back.
The Arts Desk
Q&A Special: Conductor Sir Simon Rattle
The conductor on his long-running association with period specialists the OAE
Gabriel Prokofiev’s Nonclassical announces electronic music festival
The Nonclassical club night and record label has announced a new festival of electronic music, celebrating composers like Messiaen, Stockhausen and Varèse.
Kasper Holten on Tchaikovsky in cinemas
Falling in love, rejection, growing up – and all to the soundtrack of Tchaikovsky’s beautiful music. Kasper Holten, Director of Opera for the Royal Opera House, explains what we can expect from his latest production of Eugene Onegin, screened live in cinemas on 20 February.
Classical Music Magazine
Analysis: Much ado about Rattle
Sir Simon Rattle’s announcement that he will leave in 2018 has provoked a storm of rumour and gossip, not least that he is leaving thanks to ‘growing strains’ in his relationship with the orchestra ‒ reported by news organisations from Santiago to Sydney.
Music Industry News
StudioTraxx.com Launches Social Network-Based Online Marketing For Artists, Producers, Managers, Songwriters, And Record Labels
StudioTraxx.com, a leading provider of online musician-for-hire collaboration services, is pleased to announce that it is now offering a variety of online marketing packages to artists, producers, managers, songwriters, and record labels.
Midem attendance down 7% YoY, organisers remain upbeat about future
Midem attendance was down 7% compared to 2012 with the four-day event reporting around 6,400 attendees travelling to the Palais des Festivals last weekend.