Classical Music Magazine
Former Royal Academy of Music director jailed for £230,000 fraud
Janet Whitehouse, the former director of finance at the Royal Academy of Music who earlier this month pleaded guilty to charges of having defrauded the RAM of more than £230,000, was today sentenced to 20 months’ imprisonment.
Song of the suicided Bomber: How ‘Babur in London’ negotiated a cultural minefield
The daring new opera featuring British terrorists planning an attack is being staged next month.
Israeli orchestra strikes note of controversy with Wagner work
A seven-decade old cultural taboo will be broken next month when an Israeli symphony orchestra will play works by Richard Wagner inside the country for the first time since the state’s foundation in 1948.
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra concert to be live-streamed
Sell-out Venezuela orchestra concert to be live-streamed on Guardian website on 23 and 26 June.
Arts Journal – Slipped disc
Orchestra goes looking for unpublished composers
Now here’s one they haven’t tried before. The Britten Sinfonia want to hear from composers – but only if they haven’t been published before.
Hear the score behind the final Olympic film
Composer Thomas Hewitt Jones captures the spirit of the Games.