Classical Music News 22nd November – Innovation on both sides of the Atlantic: ‘The Music Box’, New Orleans, ‘Yes’ in the Linbury Studio and a very different St. Matthew Passion

Tuesday 22nd November 2011

New York Times

A Symphony of Floorboads, Pipes and Stairs

“You’re going to have a house, and the house makes music. When you get here, you’ll figure it out.” One of New Orleans’ most recent and innovative musical offerings

Slipped Disc: Norman Lebrecht

My Demo Choirmaster Wins…An International Emmy

‘Gareth Goes To Glyndebourne’ wins an Emmy

The New Yorker

The Long Haul

Alex Ross on Nico Muhly

The Independent

Yes: From Total Discord To Sweet Harmony

Bonnie Greer’s television run-in with Nick Griffin didn’t just provoke feverish debate – it was also the catalyst for a new opera

The Times

Bringing Bach To The Blackberry Generation

Richard Morrison on an exciting new approach to the St. Matthew Passion