In today’s news: Lack of diversity leads to funding cuts for Toronto Opera and Orchestra, Classic Brit Awards donates tickets to London Music Fund, BBC Ten Pieces teach students about classical music, Yannick Nezet-Seguin: The director of the Philadelphia Orchestra will also become chief conductor of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, SWR is offering „Currentzis-Lab“ to explain music pieces 2 days before his concerts, Martha Argerich’s festival moves to Hamburg, friends of Ravel try to acquire a manuscript.
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The Classic BRIT Awards is donating 20 tickets for its awards ceremony to London Music Fund scholars.
The BBC Ten Pieces scheme invites children aged 7-14 to develop their own creative responses to ten pieces of music, learning about a wide range of classical music in the process.
Ludwig Van Toronto reports that the city has penalised Canadian Opera Company and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for a perceived lack of minorities.
Elena Stikhina has withdrawn from Opéra de Paris’ upcoming revival of Verdi’s “Il Trovatore.”
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Yannick Nezet-Seguin: Der Leiter des Philadelphia Orchestra wird ab Herbst auch Chefdirigent der Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Der 46-Jährige wird seinen Zuhörern stets zwei Tage vor seinen Konzerten im sogenannten «Currentzis Lab» die kostenlose Möglichkeit bieten, von ihm seine Auslegung eines Werkes erläutert zu bekommen.
Martha Argerichs Festival zieht nach Hamburg um.
A manuscript by Maurice Ravel will be auctioned by Ader Nordmann at the end of June at Drouot in Paris.