9th October: Music in Schools, Misunderstood Schumann, and a Season of Opera.

Tuesday 9th October 2012

Classic FM

André Rieu adds more concerts to UK tour

André Rieu follows Classic BRITs win with a rapid-selling UK tour with dates added due to public demand.

New York Daily News

From poverty to the Palace: United Palace Cathedral program trains uptown kids to be classical musicians  

Non-profit Harmony Program gives 26 Washington Hts. and Inwood kids intensive training in viola, violin and cello

Deceptive Cadence, NPR

5 Things You Never Knew About Schumann 

Many aspects of composer Robert Schumann’s life and music have remained largely misunderstood.

Opera Today

Exciting Glyndebourne 2013 season 

Exciting developments at Glyndebourne ! Many new initiatives which could transform Glyndebourne from a summer festival to a truly international, year-round opera experience.

Islington Gazette

Mystery donor hits right note with Highbury music pupils

A mystery donor who has given tens of thousands of pounds to a Highbury school so pupils can learn classical music has revealed his identity.


Howard H. Scott, Godfather of the LP, Classical Producer, Dies at 92

Howard H. Scott, a producer known for his recordings of the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the pianist Glenn Gould and the violinist Isaac Stern, and who was part of the Columbia Records team who oversaw the development of the LP, died on Sept. 22 in Reading, PA.

‘Carmina Burana’: Orff’s Vibrant Cantata Intertwined with Nazi Debate

It is one of classical music’s hardiest creatures, repeatedly set loose across concert halls, recording studios and the landscape of popular entertainment.

Music Week

BBC launches iPlayer Radio

The BBC has launched iPlayer Radio – a new dedicated home for BBC radio available across multiple platforms.

New York Daily News