31st July: Joyce DiDonato, Min-Jim Kym and Nicholas Busch

Wednesday 31st July 2013

The Guardian

Joyce DiDonato, singer – portrait of the artist

‘A director once said I didn’t have much talent. That sort of thing gets me fired up.’

The Telegraph

Violinist Min-Jim Kym ‘elated’ at recovery of £1.2m Stradivarius stolen from railway cafe

A virtuoso violinist has spoken of how she went from “devastation to elation” after police recovered her £1.2 million Stradivarius, more than two years after it was stolen from a sandwich bar at London’s Euston station.

Classic FM

Violinist arrested for playing Bach on subway

A New York Violinist is spreading the message that performing is legal in the Subway, after he was arrested on Thursday.


Obituary: Nicholas Busch, longtime London Philharmonic Orchestra principal horn

Born November 4, 1939; died July 24, 2013.

Classical Music Magazine

Leith Hill Place, Vaughan William’s former home, opens to public for trial period

The childhood home of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Leith Hill Place in Surrey, has been opened to the public by the National Trust for a trial season until 3 November.


Lang Lang International Music Foundation veranstaltet erstes internationales “Junior Music Camp” in München

Die Lang Lang International Music Foundation eröffnet die Bewerbungsphase für ihr erstes ‘Junior Music Camp’. Das erste internationale ‘Junior Music Camp’ für begabte junge Pianisten im Alter bis zu 15 Jahren findet vom 3. bis 7. November 2013 in München statt.


Joyce DiDonato

The Guardian