Eight teenagers take part in three-weekend course after furore over first woman to conduct Last Night of the Proms.
Los Angeles Times
Classical Music Magazine
Michael Henson has announced his resignation as president and chief executive of the Minnesota Orchestra. He will step down after seven years in the post on August 31 following a period that brought the 111-year-old orchestra to the brink of closure.
The London Symphony Orchestra are well received in the Indian metropolis.
Just weeks after his death, two works by Robert Ashley get their UK premieres – Ivan Hewett remembers a genius whose music stands comparison to Mozart and Verdi’s.
The Korea Times
A new survey shows how attitudes towards classical music in Korea have shifted in the last decade.
Sie gilt als die Ulknudel der Barockoper und hat dieses Bild auch gepflegt. Jetzt aber soll Schluss sein mit Zirkus und Lärm. Simone Kermes ist wie wild zum Wandel entschlossen. Eine Begegnung in Wien mit der deutschen Sopranistin.
Classical music on twitter
Jessica Duchen: @jessicaduchen ” Urgent: arts institutions in Turkey could face total shut-down http://jessicamusic.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/urgent-turkish-state-funded-arts.html”
Spitalfields Music: @SpitsMusic “1000 people shouting, singing, whispering, chanting. Want to be a part of it? Find out more today: http://www.spitalfieldsmusic.org.uk/whats-on/learning-and-participation/crowd-out-lets-get-started/
Welsh National Opera: @WNOtweet “Liberty or Death – nice big meaty theme to launch WNO’s autumn with two great Rossini heavyweights – Tell and Mosè
Seattle Symphony Orchestra: @seattlesymphony “We’re thrilled to announce our new record label SEATTLE SYMPHONY MEDIA. First up, 3 discs of French & American music: http://bit.ly/1gaKfk7”
Cheltenham Festivals: @cheltfestivals “
#Cheltmusicfest tickets go on sale to Members today at noon!! http://cheltenhamfestivals.com/music”