Steven Price, a British hero of the Oscars
Nottingham-born composer and musician Steven Price wins the Oscar for original score for his work on Gravity for director Alfonso Cuarón
Elgar’s little-known ‘music therapy’ pieces from asylum released
The new album, called Music for Powick Asylum, is made up of recordings of some of the pieces Elgar composed in his early years, as bandmaster of the Worcester County and City Lunatic Asylum.
Llandaff Cathedral marks £1.5m organ work with recital
The end of six year’s work to replace Llandaff Cathedral’s organ has been marked with a free recital. An appeal to fund the £1.5m organ was launched after a lightning strike in 2007 finished off its predecessor.
Tim Rice: Public have no appetite for new musicals
Theatre lyricist Sir Tim Rice says the public is no longer interested in musicals based around new material.
Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny donates €600k to save accordion factory
French footballer demonstrates pride in his Gallic roots with investment in Tulle factory threatened with closure
World’s 15 most beautiful concert halls
From Azerbaijan to the Sage, CNN list their most beautiful concert halls.
Die Schlacht gewonnen, den Krieg verloren
Im Streit mit YouTube scheint die Verwertungsgesellschaft Gema vor Gericht einen Etappensieg errungen zu haben. Das Urteil dürfte ihr Imageproblem allerdings nicht lösen.