Milwaukee police confirm $5m Stradivarius violin recovered
Violin found stored in a suitcase in an attic in good condition. Three arrested in connection with stolen Stradivarius violin.
Why does opera like women behaving badly?
The Welsh National Opera’s new season explores opera’s fascination with ‘fallen women’. But it wasn’t just the women who fell, writes artistic director David Pountney
Classic FM Online
Big audience boost for Classic FM
More than 300,000 new listeners have tuned in to Classic FM in the last three months, according to new radio listening figures published today.
How Well Do You Know Your Black Classical Music History?
You probably knew that Carter G. Woodson planted the seedling that would become known as Black History Month. But how much do you actually know about Black classical music?
British orchestras are in danger of losing top billing despite rising ticket sales
Funding reductions mean our leading ensembles may have to cut back on the things that give them world status.
The New York Times
Richard Hayman, Pops Conductor, Dies at 93
Richard Hayman, who began his career as a harmonica player and went on to become the conductor of pops concerts in St. Louis and the arranger of pops concerts in Boston, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 93.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Das Glück ist mit den Furchtlosen
Wie kann das sein? Jeden Samstagnachmittag strömen zweitausend Menschen ins Amsterdamer Concertgebouw, um neue Musik zu hören. So etwas gibt es nirgendwo sonst auf der Welt.