Pianist Janina Fialkowska, who was left paralysed in her left arm after cancer, has won the Best Instrumental CD award in the 2013 BBC Music Magazine Awards, for her critically-acclaimed disc Chopin Recital 2.
Earlier this year the General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, Peter Gelb, made a revealing admission. Attendance in the house had been dropping, which he attributed to a “cannibalisation” of the audience by the Met’s Live in HD cinema transmissions.
Pink Floyd and Liszt? Classical piano meets… Michael Jackson? Pianist AyseDeniz Gokcin is joining us for our Wednesday Web Chat from 9am on 10 April – get your questions in!
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Classical Music Magazine
The BBC Music Magazine awards for new classical recordings were held today at a ceremony at Kings Place, London.
Appointment Further Expands Partnership Between University of Washington and The Seattle Symphony.