12th February: Royal Albert Hall’s Jurassic Park, Apple Music’s classical curator & bassoonist killed

Friday 12th February 2016

Classical News

In today’s news, The Telegraph reports that the Royal Albert Hall is to screen Jurassic Park with a live orchestra, tragedy for New Zealand symphony orchestra and BBC Music Magazine becomes Apple Music’s first classical music curator. Also, music fest grows younger with time in Laguna Beach

The Telegraph

Royal Albert Hall to screen Jurassic Park with a live orchestra

Steven Spielberg’s classic 1993 film will have its first-ever UK orchestral screening this November

Classic fm

Tragedy as symphony orchestra’s bassoonist killed by train

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra mourns its Associate Principal Bassoon who was killed after being hit at a level crossing in the New Zealand city


BBC Music Magazine becomes Apple Music’s first classical music curator

Exclusive classical playlists hosted on Apple Music

Laguna Beach Independent  

Music Fest Grows Younger with Time

Classical music will mix with contemporary compositions in a trio of concerts at Laguna Playhouse Feb. 12-14 during the run of the annual Laguna Beach Music Festival

Die Zeit

Yep, dieses Klassikding

Die preisgekrönte TV-Serie “Mozart In The Jungle” ist so etwas wie “Big Bang Theory” mit Musik statt Physik


Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik: die Bestenliste 1/2016 ist erschienen

Der Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik (PdSK) hat seine erste Vierteljahresliste 2016 veröffentlicht


NDR Sinfonieorchester wird zum NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester

Für das NDR Sinfonieorchester beginnt im Januar 2017 eine neue Ära. Es zieht als Residenzorchester in die Elbphilharmonie ein – und ändert aus diesem Anlass seinen Namen

France Musique

L’Orchestre national de chambre du Danemark survivra grâce à des fonds privés

L’Orchestre national de chambre du Danemark a annoncé que trois fondations privées allaient désormais garantir son activité jusqu’en 2018


SoundCloud could be forced to close after $44m losses

A report casts “significant doubt on the company’s ability to continue as a going concern.”


New York Times Arts @nytimesarts Critic’s Notebook: The Grammys: What Makes an Album of the Year? ‪nyti.ms/1RtvwCo

Culture Republic @culture_public Inspiration for your 2016 marketing plan! Here are some of our favourite resources: ‪bit.ly/1V8dxR1 ‪#arts ‪#marketing

London Symphony Orch @londonsymphony Sending our very best wishes across the pond to ‪@BaltSymphony on their 100th birthday today. Welcome to the 100 club! ‪#BSObirthday

Jurassic Park/ The Telegraph

Jurassic Park/ The Telegraph