In today’s news: Clemency Burton-Hill on where to start your classical music experiences, musicians fight homelessness and Lawrence Ball explains his spiritual approach to music. Australian classical performances generated more than one billion dollars, while the Vienna symphony orchestra is under financial review and the local government of Nordrhein-Westfalen is promising sustained financial aid for their artists. Porsche has a new ad featuring a “High Speed Orchestra” and a new production of Cavalleria rusticana is bringing polish communism to the UK.
Clemency Burton-Hill was recently asked by the manager of her local café to make him a playlist. They had been chatting, and he’d discovered she was a classical music broadcaster.
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A new production of Cavalleria rusticana, commissioned by Opera North and developed by Polish director Karolina Sofulak, has premiered in the UK.
Composer Lawrence Ball explains how his spiritual approach to classical music (and festival management) will play out at this year’s Planet Tree Music Festival — and why audiences will be lying down
The musicians Against Homelessness campaign has spread across the country. The idea is to raise money for Crisis, the charity that helps people who’re homeless.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Porsche’s latest ad is about performance, but it’s probably not what you’re expecting.
Classical music and opera in Australia both saw significant growth in revenue, report shows.
Nathalie Stutzmann is a performer-turned-conductor: one of a veritable bevy of artists who have expanded their reach by mounting the podium.
Die Wiener Symphoniker haben mit « nachhaltigen finanziellen Problemen » zu kämpfen heißt es in einem Bericht des Rechnungshofs der Stadt Wien.
Die Kulturministerin des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen, Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen (parteilos), hat im Kulturausschuss angekündigt, Kommunen bei der Förderung von Kultureinrichtungen unterstützen zu wollen.
Das Sinfonieorchester Basel gibt zur Zeit unter Leitung seines Chefdirigenten Ivor Bolton in dessen Heimat vier Konzerte – in London, Edinburgh, Manchester und Birmingham.
Nathalie Stutzmann © Simon Fowler