15th December – 2011 in review, RIP Russell Hoban and Anthony Amato

Thursday 15th December '11

Arts Journal: Slipped DiscNew York's Smallest Opera Chief Is Dead.Anthony Amato has died at 91. He founded Amato Opera Theater in 1948.Yale Professor: Hungary Could Be Going Fascist.The Canadian-Hungarian historian Éva S Balogh, who runs …

7th December – Lists for classical music lovers and Michael Gove’s ray of hope

Wednesday 7th December '11

New YorkerThe Best Classical Music Recordings of 2011.Alex Ross rounds up his choice recordings.The GuardianThe best classical music of 2011: Tom Service's choice.Tom Service rounds up his.Classical Music MagazineGove: Dropping music from the National Curriculum …