Actor to play piemaker Mrs Lovett in Stephen Sondheim’s work after Broadway run and after 25 years away from London stage
Classical Music Magazine
The playing of instruments among children has increased by 35% since 1999, a new study has found, although issues of access, progression and class remain apparent in the music education sector.
Chinese pianist Lang Lang is to join forces with Korean pop sensation PSY at this year’s Asian Games, Incheon 2014.
David Barclay has been excluded from the Three Choirs Festival in Worcester after reportedly making a joke about the Holocaust and impersonating Adolf Hitler during a rehearsal with the Chemnitz Opera.
The artist was honoured for his longstanding contribution to the venue
A SUPER soprano snatched back charitable donations from a thief midway through her classical recital.
Wiens Bühnen kommen nicht zur Ruhe. Nach dem Abgang von Franz Welser-Möst als Generalmusikdirektor der Staatsoper kündigte jetzt Dirigent Bertrand de Billy die “Lohengrin”-Premiere. Wegen einer Minute.
500 junge Musiker aus 51 Nationen traten an
„Ich komponiere lieber große Orchesterstücke.”
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Tibor Rudas, an irrepressible impresario who took classical music from concert halls to casinos and from there to baseball stadiums and the Eiffel Tower, helping to propel the Three Tenors to global glory, died on Sept. 8 at his home in Santa Monica. Calif.
The American Composers Orchestra (ACO) has named their 2014 Underwood Commission award to Andy Akiho. In addition to the accolade, the American-born composer will also be awarded a $15,000 prize for a future work to be premiered by the ACO.
As Ota played for the judges, a butterfly first landed in her hair and then settled on her left eyebrow as she continued to perform.
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Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel. Photo: John Snelling/Getty Images