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Mariss Jansons to leave Royal Concertgebouw
The seventh chief conductor in the orchestra’s 126-year history is stepping down from his position of leadership of the Amsterdam orchestra.
Better musicians ‘more attractive to women’
Women at their most fertile are more attracted to men who can produce complex music, a study suggests.
Gigs are perfect for kids of all ages. Pete Naughton guides you through the pitfalls and pleasures of taking children to see live music.
Los Angeles Times
Jeffrey Kahane to step down at Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Following a 20-year run, conductor Jeffrey Kahane will step down from his position as music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra at the conclusion of the 2016-17 season, the group announced on Wednesday.
BBC Music Magazine
Iain Burnside explores how Shakespeare’s words have inspired countless musicians and pieces of music.
Classical Music Magazine
MU champions Milton Keynes music co-operative
The Musicians’ Union (MU) is supporting its members who have set up Milton Keynes music co-operative, which launched this week.
Festivalguide: Ausflug in die Welt der Fragezeichen
Die Dresdner Musikfestspiele starten in diesem Jahr ein innovatives Künstlerprojekt
Label des Jahres: Auszeichnung für ECM bei den JJA Jazz Awards 2014
Nach 2012 und 2013 wurde das Münchener Label ECM bei den JJA Jazz Awards 2014 bereits zum dritten Mal in Folge als Label des Jahres ausgezeichnet.
Art and Seek
Artistic Director Jonathan Pell Will Step Down At Dallas Opera
Jonathan Pell joined the Dallas Opera in 1985 as artistic administrator and was appointed artistic director in 2009 — only the second to hold that post in the company’s history.
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Kate Molleson: @KateMolleson Longlist for @SAYaward 2014 just out. Mega chuffed that @DunedinConsort & @SCOmusic add classical music to the mix http://www.sayaward.com
George: @OperaCreep Inside Opera: Live on 10 May sounds like a good and more inclusive development http://www.roh.org.uk/news/live-streaming-day-to-offer-unprecedented-access-to-seven-uk-opera-companies-on-10-may-2014
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CM Editors: @ClassicalMusic_ Michael Dervan has some interesting thoughts on Lang Lang – he’d like to see him tackle contemporary music http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/the-low-down-on-lang-lang-and-how-china-will-change-music-1.1770190?page=1