BBC Music Magazine
According to new research, the location of a performer’s musical inspiration could be far more mundane than was previously realised: singing in the shower and humming to yourself are thought to be everyday activities which can significantly alter interpretations of music
Conductor carries out threat to leave following year-long stand-off
New Music Box
“I admit total bafflement and dismay at what has been done to allow the dismemberment of this superb orchestra at the height of its powers. The tactics of a lock-out have no place in the life of any artistic organization. The artistic and economic flourishing of a community of musicians cannot be ensured by essentially destroying it, nor by avoiding significant compromise on both sides.”
The cocktail party syndrome – whereby we struggle to hear a single voice against a wall of ambient sound – is not just limited to drinks parties, but relevant to harmony and timbre according to new research by a vocal group.
A CEO and an arts critic debate
A new opera adaption of Iain Banks’ debut novel is turning heads.
Iain Banks’ cult novel is the unlikely source for a new show at Covent Garden.
Orchestra welcomes French conductors and artists, and performs music by 22 French composers
Tatiana Stoklitskaya, a professor at Moscow’s Central School of Music, had not been seen since September 25. Last night, her mutilated body was found by friends in her suburban dacha.
Teamgeist und frische Ideen: Wie die Komische Oper den Titel „Opernhaus des Jahres“ errungen hat.