27th October: Gilbert and Sullivan archive, Warner Classics New Artists & Underground Music

Tuesday 27th October 2015

Classical News

In today’s news, Gramophone announces that Warner Classics has signed two new artists, BBC Music Magazine reports that the British Library has acquired the Gilbert and Sullivan archive & The Observer discusses how in New York, classical music is being pushed further away from the spot light

The Observer

Has the Best Classical Music Gone Underground? 

New York, New York, that “hell-of-a-town,” that cerebral cortex of America, is constantly changing, and in the realm of classical music, the change has been dramatic


Warner Classics signs two new artists

Warner Classics has just announced the signing of two artists from North America: the piano duo Christina and Michelle Naughton and the violinist Benjamin Beilman

BBC Music Magazine

British Library acquires Gilbert and Sullivan archive

107-year-old Gilbert and Sullivan archive heads to London 

Der Tagesspiegel 

Ungebrochene Neugier, unbeirrbare Konzentration

Menahem Pressler, 91-jähriger Gründer des Beaux Arts Trio, spielt zum Abschlusskonzert seiner Europa-Tournee Mozart in Berlin


Dresden zeigt Gesicht(er)

Endlich überwindet Dresdens Semperoper den Denkmalschutz und mischt sich ins Tagesgeschehen ein. Sinkende Besucherzahlen von auswärts dürften nicht dr einzige Grund dafür sein


Pizzicato reported last week that Music Director James Judd offered to cut his fee in order to save the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion (ISO) from financial difficulties. Now, it looks like this and other measures are believed to be successful


Radio Clásica presenta la programación de sus 50 años

Medio siglo difundiendo la música clásica a través de las ondas. 438.000 horas de cultura en la radio, que se celebra en Radio Clásica presentando varios espacios 


Jazzwise ‏@Jazzwise Theatralia Jazz Festival heads to Pizza Express http://www.jazzwisemagazine.com/breaking-news/13884-theatralia-jazz-festival-heads-to-pizza-express … @pizzajazzclub

Record Label A&R ‏@recordlabel_ar  Licensing company looking to pitch Christmas songs to their advertising clients http://bit.ly/1GySfEd 

Help Musicians UK ‏@HelpMusiciansUK  Christmas Tree is card of the week, there’s 3 packs to win, simply RT! Winners at 5pm! #competition #charitytuesday

Violinist Benjamin Beilman Photo: Giorgia Bertazzi, Gramophone Magazine

Violinist Benjamin Beilman
Photo: Giorgia Bertazzi, Gramophone