Ex-Sen. George Mitchell steps into Minnesota Orchestra labor dispute
George Mitchell, the former U.S. senator from Maine, has worked to broker peace in the Middle East and Northern Ireland.
Mark-Anthony Turnage: ‘I don’t like Beethoven’s Ninth that much’
A new opera from Mark-Anthony Turnage is always an event. Here, Ivan Hewett finds that classical music’s bad boy has lost little of his fighting spirit.
Arts Council chief: ‘what happens next?’
With the spending round settled, a committed culture sector now deserves some financial certainties, says Alan Davey, and strong partnerships with local councils will be crucial
BBC Radio and Television present the ‘Sound of Cinema’
A season of programming dedicated to music of the big screen – from the birth of cinema to the current day
Philip Glass features in Alan Partridge film soundtrack
The soundtrack to Alpha Papa, the film starring spoof radio DJ Alan Partridge, will feature the work of composer Philip Glass on the soundtrack.
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North York Moors chamber festival: Focusing on the music
The North York Moors Chamber Music Festival returns for a fourth season this year, running 11-24 August.
ALLAN KOZINN looks at the growing number of career-management courses being taught at music schools and conservatories.
Why has nobody heard of the miraculous Czech composer Zelenka?
A Mass by Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679–1745), a Czech composer at the court of Dresden, whose ruler, August, Elector of Saxony, had converted to Catholicism in order to become King of Poland.
Wagner und die Bayreuther Festspiele
Ganz Bayreuth ist eine Baustelle.