Western classical music – performers and audiences alike – is still an almost exclusively white concern. What can be done?
Part of this year’s ‘It’s All About Piano!’ festival at the Institute français is an exhibition of photographs taken by Amy T Zielinski. In this article she picks some of her favourite shots, and tells us why.
Violin maker Florian Leonhard talks to Ellie Pithers about music, his childhood, and matchmaking.
Il Divo gave one lucky audience a very special surprise, serenading them with a performance of ‘Somewhere’ from West Side Story.
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The labour union representing singers, chorus members and production personnel for the San Diego Opera filed a new charge with the National Labor Relations Board over the pending closure of the opera company.
Sein stimmlicher Glanz strahlt ungebrochen, selbst eine Lungenembolie hat Plácido Domingo nicht bremsen können
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Gramophone: @GramophoneMag A longread for your journey home: The crossroads of music literature & art w/Will Self, Iain Sinclair & Chris Gollon http://www.gramophone.co.uk/feature/at-the-crossroads-of-music-literature-and-art-with-will-self-iain-sinclair-and-chris-gollon …