28th Feb: Venezuela’s ‘kindly virus’ and classical music as form of soft diplomacy

Tuesday 28th February '12

NY Times Kid Rock to Team Up With Detroit SymphonyKid Rock has agreed to do a benefit concert with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to help raise money for that cash-strapped symphonyLA Times South Korean conductor to travel …

21st Feb: Alexander Vedernikov, Elizabeth Connell and a magical Russian ballerina

Tuesday 21st February '12

BBC Music MagazineAlexander VedernikovThe Russian conductor who dramatically left the Bolshoi Theatre in 2009 talks about Rachmaninov, Scriabin and the difference between Russian and English orchestrasA new work by Sally Beamish and Melanie Reid proves …