Mussolini’s 300 year old violin, Michael Nyman’s Hillsborough tribute, and LA Phil’s performance through an earthquake

Friday 11th April 2014

The Guardian

Michael Nyman’s Hillsborough tragedy tribute piece reworked for families

Composer creates new version of work he was recording on day of tragedy – naming it Symphony Number 11: Hillsborough

The Telegraph

Mussolini the musician’s violin to be sold

Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini’s 300-year-old violin for sale for £150,000 at Bonhams

Classic FM

LA Phil continues playing through earthquake

The Los Angeles Philharmonic didn’t let a 5.1 magnitude earthquake stop them playing during a concert last week.


Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Centre signs with IMG Artists

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Centre have announced their signing to IMG Artists who will manage the partnership out of their Hannover office and are to facilitate artist and touring Management in Europe, Asia and South America.

Die Welt

Der Spanier Nacho Duato, neuer Chef des Berliner Staatsballetts, stellte die Pläne für seine erste Spielzeit vor. Viel ist es nicht. Die Hauptstadt wird er gleich mit vier eigenen Stücken beglücken.

Der Tagesspiegel

Je ungewöhnlicher, desto besser: Das Musikfest Berlin 2014 hat sein Programm vorgestellt.

Le Figaro
La chanteuse originaire de Fairbanks, en Alaska, est l’invitée de France Musique, qui lui consacre jusqu’à ce soir une journée complète d’émissions.

Classical Music on Twitter

Gramophone: @GramophoneMag Why playing Bach’s cello suites on the viola almost pushed Maxim Rysanov over the edge… http://www.gramophone.co.uk/blog/gramophone-guest-blog/how-bach-pushed-me-to-the-limit-by-maxim-

Opera Magazine: @operamagazine ‘The Barbican is very pleased to announce the appointment of Huw Humphreys as its new Head of Music.’

Southbank Centre: @southbankcentre Tonight experience Darkness and Light a new work for RFHorgan and video projection http://j.mp/PWWUw7  pic.twitter.com/xTqDQ7xXvA

Sinfini Music: ‏@SinfiniMusic One is all about the singer, the other about the song http://bit.ly/R8vBj8 

Classic FM: @ClassicFM How hard do YOU work? PaulMealor composes four hours a morning wherever he is. Hear the result after 10 pic.twitter.com/MRsS7nLr2E
The Telegraph

The Telegraph