Opera singer Katherine Jenkins rejoins old record label
Jenkins returns to Universal-owned Decca after Welsh mezzo-soprano was dropped by Warner Music
BBC Music Magazine
New York’s Metropolitan Opera to improve seating
The Metropolitan Opera in New York is to install new ergonomic seat cushions designed by British company in its 3,800-seat auditorium.
The New York Times
More Musicians Are Trying Period Instruments
Mr. Haimovitz is part of a growing number of string players who are experimenting with period instruments, even though they are not part of the early-music scene
Rupert Christiansen on British monarchs in opera
As the WNO presents Donizetti’s “Tudor Queen” masterpieces this autumn, Rupert Christiansen considers the enduring presence of British monarchs in opera
Goldfish are musical connoisseurs
Goldfish are able to tell the difference between classical music composed by Bach or Stravinsky, according to a new study
Royal Mint unveils commemorative Britten coin.
The Royal Mint has today unveiled the design for a 50 pence coin, commissioned to mark the centenary of the birth of Benjamin Britten – the first time a composer has featured on a British coin
N’Dour and Saariaho mit Polarpreis geehrt
Der Sänger Youssou N’Dour und die Komponistin Kaijka Saariaho haben den Polarpreis erhalten. Er ist mit 115.000 Euro dotiert war einst als Musik-Nobelpreis gedacht.