United Press International
Three flutes made from bird bones found in an tomb in central China are evidence remote ancestors played music long before they could write, archaeologists say.
The Oxford Philomusica, which is currently celebrating its 15th anniversary, has named Maxim Vengerov as the orchestra’s new artist-in-residence. The violinist begins his three year residency in November.
Classical FM Online
Is the 1D superstar actually a failed classical musician? New video shows Niall Horan playing as a child.
Stirling’s version of the Imagine Dragons song ‘Radioactive’ won the prize at the first ever YouTube Music Awards, decided by YouTube viewers.
The human rights activist strode onto the stage to protest about the conductor’s support for Russian president Vladimir Putin.
“When a conductor unequivocally endorses a murderous state policy, it’s time to draw the line,” says David Nice.
BBC Music Magazine
Luke McWatters, aged 13, and Laura Barraclough, aged 11, have been named Radio 2’s Young Choristers of the Year 2013.
Seit 100 Jahren arbeiten die Deutsche Grammophon und die Berliner Philharmoniker zusammen. Wie stellt man da eine repräsentative Jubiläums-Box zusammen? Die Grammophon delegierte die heikle Aufgabe an die Fans: Sie durften ihre Lieblingsaufnahmen wählen. So entstand eine 50-CD-Box mit Sternstunden der Schallplattengeschichte.