In today’s classical news, The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is inviting submissions for its Notes from Scotland competition. The original score of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (the Resurrection Symphony) is to be auctioned on 29th November for the first time. Also, New York Philharmonic is updating its Young People’s Concerts programme, putting videos of Young People’s Concerts, and additional educational materials and interactive games, online for schools and families to stream for free.
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The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is inviting submissions for its Notes from Scotland competition, offered in partnership with the National Trust for Scotland.
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Dmitri Hvorostovsky is to give a fundraising recital for the ArtPointFoundation on 13 November.
The original score from Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (the Resurrection Symphony) is to be auctioned Nov. 29 for the first time. It was exhibited in Hamburg earlier this month.
City Opera Vancouver gave three performances of the Lost Operas of Mozart last weekend, a two-hour production bringing together three works left unfinished by the composer: Lo sposo deluso, L’oca del Cairo and Zaide.
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When the New York Philharmonic televised its Young People’s Concerts from 1958 through 1972, it introduced new generations to classical music. Now the orchestra is updating the program: It said Thursday that it was putting videos of Young People’s Concerts, and additional educational materials and interactive games, online for schools and families to stream for free.
Groupmuse, a start-up that connects musicians with fans, wants to make live classical music available to a broader audience — not just in their homes, but even in their offices. Its newest service, “Groupmuse at Work,” allows businesses to book classical entertainment on-demand.
On Sunday, running enthusiasts from all over the world will put their bodies to the test during the New York City Marathon. Here we present a few classical “marathons” — pieces that are exceptionally long, grand in scale or take superhuman concentration to complete.
Between 60 and 100 Juilliard School students confronted three protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church with music and singing this morning. The church, which regularly stages racist and homophobic protests, targeted the New York school ‘where vanity and pride rule,’ according to a press release on its website.
Der Musikwissenschaftler, Rundfunk-Musikchef und Festivalleiter Dr. Leo Karl Gerhartz ist tot. Gerhartz war lange Jahre Musikchef des Hessischen Rundfunks. Auf musikwissenschaftlichem Gebiet galt Gerhartz als Experte für das Schaffen von Giuseppe Verdi.
Insgesamt 280 junge KünstlerInnen bereiten sich auf den DMW vor, auch in der 42. Durchführung des Wettbewerbs zeigt sich so die Attraktivität des erfolgreichen Projektes des Deutschen Musikrates.
Der Boris-Pergamenschikow-Preis für zeitgenössische Kammermusik 2016 wird in diesem Jahr geteilt: Er geht an das Berliner Furiant Quartett und das Kölner Trio uBu.
Photo: Tom Finnie/ The RSNO