8th February: Jewellers Donate to Orchestra, Digital Concert Hall App and Music at the Zoo

Friday 8th February 2013

BBC News

Welsh National Opera director defends arts spending

The artistic director of Welsh National Opera (WNO) has defended the public funding given to the arts in Wales.

Classic FM

Richard Clayderman plays for endangered species

Pianist Richard Clayderman has performed at London Zoo to encourage the rarer species to mate in time for Valentine’s Day.

LA Times

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Revives Beethoven Festival

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is launching its first Beethoven festival in 36 years this month.

Planet Hugill

Spend a week with RVW

The Oxford University Summer School for Adults is offering the opportunity this summer to learn more about the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Classical Source

The Berliner Philharmoniker Launch Digital Concert Hall App

The Berliner Philharmoniker today announced the launch of a new Digital Concert Hall (DCH) app, a free app available for iPhone (from version 4) and iPad and iPod touch users from the Apple App Store.

Slipped Disc

Just in: Rome orchestra receives huge gift from fashionistas

Nicola and Paolo Bulgari, makers of expensive jewellery, watches and accessories, have announced a 1.2 million Euro donation to Antonio Pappano’s orchestra, the Santa Cecilia.

Music Week

Confirmed: Warner buys Parlophone Label Group for £487m cash

Parlophone Label Group has been sold to Warner for £487m in an all-cash transaction, Music Week can confirm.

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