28th October: Did Bach’s wife write some of his best-known works?, Can music heal recovering addicts?, Pro Arte signs 2014 Grieg competition winner, Sculthorpe memorialised with new fellowship

Tuesday 28th October 2014

Classic FM

Did Bach’s wife write some of his best-known works?

A new documentary claims that Anna Magdalena was the real composer of her husband Bach’s best-known pieces.

International Arts Manager

Can music heal recovering addicts?

Music outreach programmes for children and the elderly are commonplace. But what about projects for the more vulnerable in society? James McConnel tells Clare Wiley why he created an orchestra of addicts

Pro Arte signs 2014 Grieg competition winner

Pro Arte International Management has signed Norwegian pianist Joachim Carr for general and world management.

Slipped Disc

Everything you need to know about the Met in 10 graphs

The composer Suby Raman has been reflecting on the state of the Met and how it might present itself itself to a graph-oriented society.


Atlanta Symphony Lockout: Musicians Partly Give In To Management Demands For Smaller Orchestra

Limelight Magazine

Sculthorpe memorialised with new fellowship

NSW Government and Sydney Conservatorium announces new $30,000 award


Atlanta Symphony Close To An Agreement

After eight weeks of lockout, the Atlanta Symphony Musicians made a counterproposal that gives hope for an agreement.

Hochstapelei im Namen Mahlers

Seit 2011 schon lockte ein Verein namens ‘Mahler Philharmoniker’ junge Musiker zur ‘Fortbildung’ nach Österreich.


Greatest Hits

Festival für zeitgenössische Musik auf Kampnagel /12.–15. November 2014


München: Sanierung des Gasteigs mit neuem Konzertsaal?

Ministerpräsident Seehofer schlägt gemeinsames “Leuchtturmprojekt” von Stadt und Land vor

Codex Flores

Musiker protestieren gegen missliebigen Dirigenten  

Ungewöhliches zugetragen hat sich in Spanien: Musiker des Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla protestierten auf dem Podium gegen einen künstlerischen Leiter, der ihnen ihrer Meinung nach aufgezwungen worden ist.

Le Monde

A New York, « La Mort de Klinghoffer » choque toujours

La culture nord-américaine aura connu trois scandales aux tonalités connexes : en 1969, l’écrivain Philip Roth (né en 1933) suscite une tonitruante polémique avec son roman Portnoy et son complexe, une satire carnassière – et pornographique – de la classe moyenne juive américaine

El Mundo

La mujer de Bach escribió parte de algunas de sus obras

Un documental asegura que la segunda esposa del compositor, Anna Madgalena, escribió parte de algunas de las mejores obras del músico


Classic FM @ClassicFM:  Every October half-term, we team up with @PrincesTrust to put on Arts & Kids Week – take a look at what’s on: http://classfm.co/uRyS1b 

Clarence House @ClarenceHouse: The Prince of Wales meets young musicians in London following a joint performance of @NACOrchCNA & @RPOOnline #Canada

Gramophone @GramophoneMag: In our new blog, @kyungwhachung talks about her amazing return from career-threatening injury: http://bit.ly/1t9ytKN 

OperaSpace @OperaSpace: @CocaCola goes operatic. #TeamWagner. Das #Rheingold. #opera #ThunderousSoftdrink #Gesamtkunstwerk


(Bach and his wife, Anna Magdalena Photo via: Classic FM)