4th April: AyseDeniz Gokcin, Daniel Hope and Igor Levit

Thursday 4th April 2013

The Telegraph

Ivan Hewett’s Classic 50 No 16: Steve Reich – Electric Counterpoint, third movement

The latest in Ivan Hewett’s 50-part series on short works by the world’s greatest composers.


The Times

Opera glasses get a makeover as Sunken Garden blends in 3-D film

Real singers combine with two dimensions of film to make Sunken Garden. Its makers explain it all to Emma Pomfret.


The Independent

Igor Levit, Wigmore Hall, London

Born in Russia, but rigorously trained in Germany from early childhood: a surprisingly large number of piano stars have emerged via this route, with 26-year-old Igor Levit prominent among them.


Evening Standard

iPad city… how the Apple tablet is powering London

From barmen to doctors, Apple’s tablet is being used as a working tool rather than just another tech vice. Andrew Liddle and Susannah Butter look at how London has become powered by the pad.


Classic FM

Classical pianist covers Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’

Michael Jackson’s pop classic ‘Billie Jean’ has been given a classical piano makeover by pianist AyseDeniz Gokcin.



Share your memories of the Royal Festival Hall organ

Southbank Centre launches appeal for recollections of historic instrument in honour of its reinstallation next year.


Arts Journal

Ailing Cleveland Orchestra music director Franz Welser-Most withdraws from next week’s program at Severance Hall

Whether Welser-Most will be able to conduct in Cleveland the last two weeks of April, as scheduled, remains uncertain.