24th October: Aboriginal opera singer, music at Prince George’s christening and YouTube music awards

Thursday 24th October 2013


Deborah Cheetham: The world’s only Aboriginal opera singer

Soprano Deborah Cheetham, who forcibly taken from her Aboriginal parents, talks about ‘Pecan Summer,’ an opera telling the stories of Aboriginal repression in the twentieth century.   


Budapest’s Liszt Academy reopens restored Concert Centre

The Liszt Academy reopened its Concert Centre on Liszt’s birthday yesterday with a special gala performance. The 1907 Art Deco venue has been restored over four years as part of a €40m project

Classic FM Online

Music at Prince George’s christening revealed

Family and friends of the Prince of Cambridge celebrated the heir to the throne becoming a member of the Anglican Church with a selection of traditional hymns and music, including J. S. Bach’s Fantasia in G.

John Suchet and Professor Brian Cox for RNCM concert hall campaign

John Suchet and Professor Brian Cox have been named as champions of ‘Your RNCM’, a brand new £3m campaign to fund the transformation of the concert hall at the Royal Northern College of Music

The Piano Guys and Lindsey Stirling nominated for YouTube award

The duo’s piano/cello mashup of David Guetta’s Titanium and Faure’s Pavane is up for Response of the Year in the first ever YouTube music awards, alongside Lindsay Stirling’s Radioactive.

Los Angeles Times

Union Station the platform for the opera ‘Invisible Cities’

Union station Los Angeles will be the setting for a new opera. ‘Invisible Cities’ will also be beamed through headphones.

Die Welt

Mädchen, die fallen, und Mädchen, die schießen

Zwei Operndiven stehen im Mittelpunkt des Saisonstarts an der Wien: Nina Stemme glänzt in Puccinis “La Fanciulla del West”. Diana Damrau meistert einen halbstündigen Parforceritt in den Wahnsinn.