In today’s news: 3 reasons why you should be excited for Rattle’s return, Leading musicians protest St Sepulchre’s ban on secular bookings, and Spotify and Warner sign multi-year licensing deal. Orchestra from Schwerin wins Youth Orchestra Prize, Amazon Music and Deutsche Grammophon join for internet radio, and da Vinci’s instrument has been built for the very first time!
PPL, the UK collecting society for record companies and performers, is staging a classical music seminar next month.
BBC Music Magazine
As the British maestro prepares to pick up the baton on home turf, we look at what lies in store…
Classical Music Magazine
More than 50 leading figures from the classical music world have signed a letter urging St Sepulchre-without-Newgate to reverse its decision to ban ‘non-religious hiring’ of its facilities.
The Violin Channel
The Philadelphia Orchestra has announced the appointment of violinists Yu-Ting Chen and Jeoung-Yin Kim to their Second Violin Section
The online auctioneer’s full catalogue for the London-based auction will be released on 4 October
Music Business Worldwide
Spotify has convinced all the major labels to sign up to new multi-year licensing deals.
On Sunday, the 25th Moritzburg Festival ended with a considerable success. An average of 97% of the available tickets were sold and a total of over 6,600 guests came to the festival.
Highlights include world premieres, an Indigenous dance collaboration, and the chamber version of Fauré’s Requiem.
Das Jugendsinfonieorchester Schwerin hat den Deutschen Orchesterpreis 2016/17 gewonnen.
In Kooperation mit ‘Amazon Music’ präsentiert das Label ‘Deutsche Grammophon’ eine große Auswahl seiner Aufnahmen ab sofort in einem Streaming-Radiosender.
Der polnische Pianist und Instrumentenbauer Slawomir Zubrzycki hat ein von Leonardo da Vinci in den Jahren 1488/89 entworfenes, jedoch bislang nie in die Realität umgesetztes Instrumenten zum ersten Mal gebaut.