Arts Journal: NewMusicBox
Cage’s centenary sparks a fresh sense of intrigue about his work.
Increased investment and artist residencies continue to strengthen the programme
The Arcade Fire’s multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry told Classic FM about the perils of Twitter, his compositions for The Kronos Quartet and how to perform with a stethoscope.
Classical Music Magazine
The new secretary of state for Culture, Media and Sport has been catapulted into the cabinet despite no obvious previous connection with the arts. Maria Miller, the 48-year-old MP for Basingstoke, takes over a shrinking department from Jeremy Hunt if not a shrinking portfolio.
NPR music- deceptive cadence
Violinist Nicola Benedetti, whose interview with the Scottish Sun this week sparked a furor — including the writer being called a “numpty,” or fool.
BBC Classical Music magazine
Brilliant Romanian pianist dies, aged 33. She would have performed Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 on tour with the National Youth Orchestra tomorrow.
John Cage, NewMusicBox