7th December – Lists for classical music lovers and Michael Gove’s ray of hope

Wednesday 7th December 2011

New Yorker

The Best Classical Music Recordings of 2011.

Alex Ross rounds up his choice recordings.

The Guardian

The best classical music of 2011: Tom Service’s choice.

Tom Service rounds up his.

Classical Music Magazine

Gove: Dropping music from the National Curriculum would be ‘eccentric’.

Michael Gove’s appearance on Radio 3′s Music Matters sounds a positive note for music lovers.

Slipped Disc: Norman Lebrecht

Guess who’s been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize…it’s the Dude’s own Dude.

José Antonio Abreu receives the backing of the International Academy of Hagiography.