4 October: Andris Nelsons leaves CBSO and opinion on the Classic BRITs

Friday 4th October '13

Classical Music MagazineBoston-bound Andris Nelsons to leave CBSO in 2015 ‘with heavy heart’Andris Nelsons is to leave the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in summer 2015 ‘with an extremely heavy heart’, having decided that his …

18th January: Frank Zappa joins Southbank Festival, Success for Spotify and Chin Rest Crowdfunds

Friday 18th January '13

The GuardianThe Rest is Noise: here comes the 20th centuryGillian Moore, head of classical music at London's Southbank Centre, introduces the first instalment of the year-long festival – and the work of Strauss, Mahler and …

24th January – Death and darkness but also renewal

Tuesday 24th January '12

BBC NewsSoloist Lukas Kmit Hits Right Note On Phone Intrusion.Slovakian viola player Lukas Kmit reacted coolly when a mobile phone interrupted his recital at the Orthodox Synagogue in Presov, in Slovakia.IndependentHow Debussy Keys Into Japan.In …

Classical Music News – Montserrat Figueras, Australian Chamber Orchestra and iPads

Thursday 24th November '11

Alex Ross: The Rest is NoiseFor Montserrat FiguerasMontserrat Figueras, soprano and wife of violist Jordi Savall has passed away aged sixty nine.Daily TelegraphRichard Tognetti: the top dogs from Down UnderIvan Hewett talks to the director …

Classical Music News 22nd November – Innovation on both sides of the Atlantic: ‘The Music Box’, New Orleans, ‘Yes’ in the Linbury Studio and a very different St. Matthew Passion

Tuesday 22nd November '11

New York TimesA Symphony of Floorboads, Pipes and Stairs“You’re going to have a house, and the house makes music. When you get here, you’ll figure it out.” One of New Orleans' most recent and innovative …

Classical Music News – 1st September

Thursday 1st September '11

LA TimesMusic review: ‘Powaqqatsi’ at the Hollywood Bowl The full title of the second film in the “Qatsi” trilogy by director Godfrey Reggio and composer Philip Glass is “Powaqqatsi: Life in Transformation.” The transformation was that …