In today’s news: Cypress Hill on working with the London Symphony Orchestra, New BBC flagship arts show presenter finds theatre too ‘stressful’, and a musical odyssey about the desperate train journeys that divided India. Musikfest Berlin with 44.000 visitors, the Munich Radio Orchestra begins new season with new musical director, Gare du Nord in Basel begins new season.
Railways played a crucial role in partition, as Hindus and Muslims took crammed, dangerous and often deadly journeys to their new homes.
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A Young Musician of the Year finalist has won his battle against a council which tried to stop him practising piano in his £5million family home.
When the BBC announced it would be moving its flagship arts show Front Row onto television, it promised editorial expertise from an all-new team, backed by real depth and insight.
Taking place in Hamptead and Highgate from 7 to 26 October, the festival – now in its ninth year – aims to throw the ‘stuffy’ rules found in traditional concert halls out the window, in order to offer a more accessible and enjoyable experience rooted in spirituality and relaxation.
Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, 54, who is being treated for a brain tumour, has been forced to cancel his recital at the Tchaikovsky Hall of the Moscow Conservatory on September 26.
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The Wortham Theater Center — home to Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet — was so severely damaged by the flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey that it will remain closed through at least May 15, the center announced on Monday night.
Das Musikfest Berlin hat eine positive Bilanz der diesjährigen Festspiele gezogen. An 19 Festivaltagen fanden 34 Veranstaltungen statt.
In seinem Antrittskonzert dirigiert der Kroate Ivan Repušić das erste Sonntagskonzert der neuen Spielzeit 2017/18 und gibt damit auch den Auftakt zur neuen Saison des Münchner Rundfunkorchesters.
Der Basler Gare du Nord eröffnet die Spielzeit 2017/18 mit der Uraufführung des Musiktheaters «Lamento».