Classical Music Magazine
The Performing Rights Society for Music Foundation and British Council’s Musicians In Residence ‒ China programme has announced the names of the next five musicians to spend up to six weeks in China. Anna Meredith, Arun Ghosh, Oliver Coates, Sam Genders and Sid Peacock will travel to five cities across China from spring 2014.
The Telegraph’s pick of the best classical music books of 2013, from Bach to Britten.
With classics continuing to top the Christmas album, do we need new Christmas music?
Increased performances and audience numbers together with a 71% increase in income from sponsorship and donations gave English National Opera a 12% boost in total income to just over £40 million in the year to the end of March.
Just who will be chosen to sing that coveted ‘Once in Royal’ solo? Tenor Christopher Gillett reminisces about being a chorister on Christmas Eve at King’s College Cambridge.
From the Beatles to the X Factor Machine.
Pierre Boulez, who turns 89 next spring, has suffered a number of health problems in recent years which have lead him to cancel his upcoming residency with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.