19th February: Classical 100, Audience Europe Network & Stagescreen Global musical venture

Friday 19th February 2016

Classical News

In today’s news, the Classical 100 launches across the UK, Audiences Europe Network considers rethinking it’s future and Stagescreen Global announces a new musical venture. Also, Indian classical music guru Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan dies at 107

Classic FM

Classical 100: now every child in the UK can have access to some of the greatest music ever written

Following its success in English schools, the Classical 100, a partnership between Classic FM, the ABRSM and Decca Classics, is launching across the UK. Here’s the low-down

Arts Professional

Audiences Europe Network to rethink it’s future

After a failed bid to the Creative Europe programme and the end of a previous strand of European funding, network organisers are considering scaling back activities

Classical Music Magazine

Stagescreen Global announces new musical venture

Stagescreen Global, a transatlantic alliance of digital pioneers and Broadway theatre producers, is aiming to take event cinema to a new level by bringing relays of musicals to picture theatres, tablet computers and smartphones

The Times of India

Classical music guru Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan dies at 107

The grand old guru of Indian classical music, Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan, breathed his last in Kolkata on Thursday

Der Tagesspiegel

Das todernste Spiel

Magische Gesten, flüchtige Konstellationen: Zum 90. Geburtstag des ungarischen Komponisten György Kurtág


Anhaltisches Theater feiert 250 Jahre Anhaltische Philharmonie

Das Anhaltische Theater Dessau stellt seine nächste Spielzeit in das Zeichen von 250 Jahren Anhaltische Philharmonie Dessau


Film ab: Rolando Villazón kürt den talentiertesten Musikvideokünstler

Nachdem Anfang Oktober Rolando Villazóns neues Album “Treasures of Bel Canto” erschienen ist, hat sich die Deutsche Grammophon mit dem Sänger auf die Suche nach einem talentierten Filmemacher für ein Musikvideo gemacht

Arizona Public Media

José Luis Gomez Named Tucson Symphony’s Music Director

The Tucson Symphony Orchestra announced the appointment of its 17th music director to thunderous applause Wednesday.

The Economist

Where have all the young Italian opera singers gone?

In January the Royal Opera House announced the new slate of Jette Parker artists. With its five year-long positions, the Jette Parker Young Artist programme is a sought-after destination among emerging opera stars


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