The term “classical music” should be dropped according to Julian Lloyd Webber, the cellist, who said it was an “almost irrelevant” way to describe the work of modern composers.
For all his genius, Ballet Russes founder Sergei Diaghilev, born on March 19 1872, was forever on the brink of catastrophe, says biographer Sjeng Scheijen
The artist will shortly release a new Mozart and Vieuxtemps album on DG
Classical Music Magazine
The RSNO has earmarked its next two seasons to celebrate its 125th anniversary, with appearances from all of the conductors who form its core artistic team, lead by music director Peter Oundjian, and including Neeme Järvi, Walter Weller, Alexander Lazarev, Thomas Søndergård, Jean-Claude Picard and former music director Stéphane Denève.
We’ve taken some famous bits of classical music and slowed them down to 10 times slower than their normal speed. They sound truly wonderful and epic
Seine Musik schwingt zwischen Techno, Pop und Avantgarde. In einer Rekorder-Session bringt Hauschka nun die Bälle zum Tanzen: eine Meditation am präparierten Flügel.
In Zeiten, in denen die Compact Disc ausstirbt, erlebt die Schallplatte eine Renaissance.
The New York Times
Bach’s music, played on a harpsichord representing his time and place: as natural as this may seem, it is an infrequent event, at least in New York.
Los músicos de la Filarmónica de Berlín escogen estos días al sucesor de Simon rattle, un proceso único en las formaciones musicales.
Ed Vaizey @edvaizey : The wonderful @Colston_Hall in #Bristol to receive £5m towards refurbishment https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/chancellor-george-osbornes-budget-2015-speech … #Budget15
Philharmonic Society @RoyalPhilSoc : UK Arts may be living on borrowed time. Salutary reading from @guardian http://www.theguardian.com/culture-professionals-network/2015/mar/17/arts-index-2015-download-your-copy …
Julian Lloyd Webber says ‘classical’ is an ‘almost irrelevant’ way to describe the work of modern composers