In today’s news: embezzlement charges against Myung-Whun Chung dismissed, and cellist Ben Davies joins Birmingham Conservatoire. Klaus Wüsthoff celebrartes his 95th birthday, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky cancels performances in Vienna. What to expect of Alan Gilbert at the Elbphilharmonie, and protest letter sent by the Vancouver Opera.
Music GCSE, AS and A-Level entries have declined this year, according to Ofqual’s summer 2017 exam entry data.
The Violin Channel
Embezzlement charges laid in 2015 against former Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra Artistic Director Myung-Whun Chung have been dismissed.
Davies has previously taught at the Royal Academy of Music, Royal Holloway University of London, Marlborough College, Wells Cathedral School and the Guildhall School of Music
If you have ever imagined one of the best boy bands in history played in a baroque style, your wish has finally come true in the best way imaginable. We have musical genius and counterpoint enthusiast Michael Munroe to thank for the special arrangement that breathes new life to the 1999 pop masterpiece
Das NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester macht Alan Gilbert zu seinem neuen Chefdirigenten. Ist der Amerikaner wirklich der Richtige?
Schlager, Swing, Orchesterwerke: Der vielseitige Berliner Komponist Klaus Wüsthoff wird 95 – und hat große Pläne für die Zukunft.
Kakadus trommeln mit Stöcken den perfekten Beat auf hohle Äste.
The Globe and Mail
Staff and contractors at Vancouver Opera have been asked to take pay cuts, as the opera company’s officials work toward financial stability.
Russian Opera baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has cancelled all his upcoming performances at the Vienna State Opera for health reasons.
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