Edinburgh 2015: Can this man save the Edinburgh International Festival?
The EIF has a new director, 45-year-old Fergus Linehan – but can he steer it back out from the increasingly huge shadow of the Fringe? Rupert Christiansen meets him
10 of the best: Essential Richter recordings
The legendary Russian pianist would have been 100 this week. Tom Service picks ten of his essential performances that introduce you to the genius of Sviatoslav Richter
Julian Lloyd Webber is new principal of Birmingham Conservatoire
World renowned former cellist Julian Lloyd Webber has been appointed Principal of Birmingham Conservatoire, part of Birmingham City University.
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Norfolk and Norwich Festival’s county council grant slashed by 90%
The Norfolk and Norwich Festival’s grant from Norfolk County Council will be reduced by 90% for 2015/16, it has been confirmed, from £83,400 in the current year to £8,442 in the next. It follows the council’s decision to cut £150,000 from its overall arts budget.
Bergen is a small city with big ideas. Alive with culture of all kinds, it shows its most welcoming and adventurous face in the annual Borealis Festival, where a performance in a swimming pool and typewriter art set the tone, as Kate Molleson discovers.
Eine Begegnung mit dem Komponisten Christian Jost, dessen „Berlin Symphonie“ am Freitag im Rahmen des Konzerthaus-Festivals „Mythos Berlin“ uraufgeführt wird.
Zusatzkosten von 1,5 Millionen Euro pro Jahr in bereits angespannter finanzieller Situation
Wiener Bundestheater beklagen Mehrwertsteuer-Erhöhung
La violinista clásica Viktoria Mullova se ha hecho célebre por interpretar música brasileña
€50,000 Karajan Music Prize to Period-Performance Start Thomas Hengelbrock
The annual award requires that the cash sum be used by the recipient to help further the careers of young musicians.
B’ham Conservatoire @BirmCons: We’re pleased to welcome @JLloydWebber as our new @BirmCons Principle pic.twitter.com/fjDAe63EJe
ABO @aborchestras:Looking forward to the second UK-Brazil MultiOrchestra Conference, taking place in Rio de Janeiro, 27-29 April. http://ow.ly/KtKiP
PRS Foundation @PRSFoundation: Our Director @Vanessa_PRSF will be at the next @LDNmusicmasters #ClassRaceClassical event on 20 Apr. More info here: http://ow.ly/KqZIR
Fergus Linehan: ‘I want to target the people who wake up in Edinburgh every morning not knowing what they want to do’. Photo: Telegraph