Peter Bazalgette, chairman of Arts Council England, explains how extra funding could come from universities, social services and the NHS
If you can’t remember a good publicly-funded play then you can’t have been looking very hard, says the chief executive of Arts Council England
Allegations that joint director Eva Wagner-Pasquier is not allowed even near the festival theatre are the latest twists in a long saga of offstage feuds at Bayreuth
Via a robotic heart and interactive lighting, audience members can monitor the Sacconi Quartet’s heartbeats as they perform Beethoven. Gimmick, or a fascinating insight into the art of music-making?
A new “world-class concert hall” demanded by Sir Simon Rattle is likely to be built on the site of the Museum of London, insiders have confirmed after alternative venues were ruled out.
Oltea Serban-Părău, the artistic director of the Romanian Radio Orchestras and Choirs and Radio & Media Romanian Cultural Center, was sentenced to one year probation.
Das Theatergedonner vor dem Festival ist unwürdig: die Bayreuther Festspiele sind in einen Zerfleischungsprozess geraten, der das Image schädigt.
Anlässlich ihres traditionellen Waldbühnenkonzerts zum Saisonabschluss rufen die Berliner Philharmoniker zur Hilfe für syrische Flüchtlingskinder auf.
As Classicalite and pretty much every other classical outlet in Christendom reported earlier this year, the New York Philharmonic’s intrepid MD, Alan Gilbert, will step down from both job and podium in 2017. However, with questions concerning the orchestra’s home, David Geffen’s Playhouse (i.e. Avery Fisher Hall), and its exorbitant costs of renovation, the question is not who will replace Gilbert.
If you see any blockbuster films this summer, chances are you’ll hear Michael Giacchino’s music. He scored the futuristic Tomorrowland as well as Inside Out, an animated film about the emotions living inside a little girl. Soon, he’ll also help audiences return to the island of resurrected dinosaurs in Jurassic World, a project that’s especially significant for film and for Giacchino himself.
One of the Sacconi quartet’s robotic hearts. Photograph: Tom Service/Guardian