13th October: The arts and Britain, Maxwell Davies battles cancer & Pappano stays with Warner Classics

Tuesday 13th October 2015

Classical News

In today’s news: Ed Conway discusses the power that the arts give Britain, Classical Music Magazine announces the winner of the 2015 Joachim Violin Competition & Gramophone reports that Antonio Pappano and Warner Classics have renewed their recording partnership

The Times

Why the arts put Britain on the world stage

Our creative industries may not generate the billions that banking does. But the ‘soft power’ they give us is immense

Classical Music Magazine

Maxwell Davies battles cancer once again

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies is undergoing chemotherapy once again after receiving the news that his leukaemia had returned

Classic FM

John Rutter launches hunt for lost carol composer with a little help from John Suchet

Choral composer launches search for woman who wrote prize-winning carol as a girl in 1975. Can you help find her?

Classical Music Magazine

Sergei Dogadin wins 2015 Joachim Violin Competition

The 27-year-old Russian violinist received a €50,000 (£37,077) cash prize, a CD recording with Naxos, and a number of international concert engagements following his performance of Shostakovich’s first violin concerto with Hendrick Vestmann and the NDR Radiophilharmonie


Pappano and Warner Classics renew recording

Antonio Pappano and Warner Classics are to continue their long-standing recording relationship

Der Tagesspiegel 

Die Kunst des Zuhörens

Aus einer Sparidee von Klaus Wowereit erwuchs ein utopisches Projekt: die Barenboim-Said-Akademie. Im Sommer 2016 soll sie fertig sein


Hochdekoriert! Die Verleihung des ECHO Klassik im ZDF

Der ECHO Klassik ist einer der wichtigsten Musikpreise der Welt. Am 18. Oktober werden auch zahlreiche Deutsche Grammophon-Künstler mit der begehrten Trophäe ausgezeichnet. Das ZDF überträgt den festlichen Abend


Nina Tichman wird neue künstlerische Leiterin der Andernacher Musiktage

Die Pianistin Nina Tichman, die als Solistin, erfolgreiche Kammermusikerin und auch als Lehrende an der Musikhochschule Köln tätig ist, übernimmt erstmalig die künstlerische Leitung des Festivals ‘Andernacher Musiktage’ 2016 auf Burg Namedy

La Vanguardia

Nace el ‘MUV!’ para impulsar la música en directo en Valencia

Además de actuaciones, habrá un debate sobre la importancia social y económica de la música y su papel en la construcción de ‘marca-ciudad’

San Francisco Classical Voice

MacKellan to Leave 42nd Street Moon

Few performing arts organizations are identified so closely with their founder/director as 42nd Street Moon is with Greg MacKellan, so it’s surprising news that he is leaving the positions/organization/town at the end of the 2015-2016 season


Jazz UK: @JazzUK Which #4JazzFestival artists should we focus on this week? @JulArgTetra @ImagineerUK @mishamamusic @CTobinSinger… Tweet your favourites!

Barbican Centre @BarbicanCentre ‘Conducting is a gift of nature… how you feel the movement of the music’: Riccardo Chailly talks to @GuardianMusic http://bit.ly/1WWXbwa 

Aldeburgh Music ‏@aldeburghmusic .@BBCSuffolk big conversation this morning is: what’s the right age to start taking children to classical concerts? What do you think?

Sergei Dogadin Classical Music Magazine

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Classical Music Magazine