Classical Music News – 26th May

Thursday 26th May 2011

We check the newspapers, magazines, websites and blogs for classical music news updates every morning and we recently decided to share the best stories we’ve found with you.  Let us know if you think this is useful and do comment if there’s something we’ve missed!


Pierre Sauvageot: Could this be the world’s weirdest wind chime?

Ivan Hewett discusses the new wind-driven sound installation, Harmonic Fields, which will soon be brought to England.

Scala : Meet the choir behind ‘The Social Network’

The film brought Belgian girls’ choir Scala’s music to millions.


The artists’ artist: Pianists

Leading pianists including Stephen Hough and Vladimir Ashkenazy choose their favourite performer of all time.


Royal Opera House unveils cinema programme

The ROH will screen opera and ballet productions across the world over the next year, with five live broadcasts.