24th June: BBC Name Cardiff Singer of the Year as Jamie Barton!

Monday 24th June 2013

BBC News

Cardiff Singer of the World: Jamie Barton wins top prize

A mezzo-soprano from the United States has been crowned the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.

The Guardian

Lucy Parham: My voyage round Debussy

Pianist Lucy Parham on the challenge of capturing the private world of Debussy in an evening of words and music, with the help of Henry Goodman and Sam West


Jonas Kaufmann records debut album for Sony Classical

‘The Verdi Album’ is due for release in September – the first in an exclusive long-term recording agreement

BBC News

Does sex sell in classical music?

Jenni Murray, the presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, made her debut as a conductor today with the BBC Philharmonic and the Overture to Bizet’s Carmen for a special edition of the programme.

Daily Express

Opera singer Renee Fleming axes concert in Lebanon

American opera star Renee Fleming has pulled out of plans to perform in Lebanon due to the ongoing conflict in neighbouring Syria.

BBC Music Magazine

Survey shows that 8/10 people listen to classical music

YouGov poll finds more people listen to classical music at home than in concert halls

Der Tagesspiegel

“Foreign Affairs”: Der neue Festivalleiter im Gespräch

Seit diesem Jahr leitet Matthias von Hartz das Festival „Foreign Affairs“ der Berliner Festspiele. Im Tagesspiegel-Interview spricht er über das Theater von morgen, die Konkurrenz in Berlin und sein Bekenntnis zur Masse.

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