Women in classical music are not successful because of their looks, Nicola Benedetti says, as she admits the idea that ‘sex sells’ “really p—– me off.”
Fans including Nobel prizewinner JM Coetzee petition to buy site where composer lived in his 20s – currently in use as a car park.
BBC Music Magazine
Special prices for students mark an opening night ‘dedicated to the next generation.’
Gloucester Cathedral has unveiled a new stained glass window celebrating the life and work of local composer and poet Ivor Gurney.
Classic FM Online
A new scientific study has reportedly managed to grow an ear on the back of a mouse that has what is believed to be the same DNA as Ludwig Van Beethoven.
Kings College Choir
As a result of regulatory pressure, the Choir of King’s College Cambridge is to stop using boy trebles, it was announced today.
Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Der Zürcher Chefdirigent Lionel Bringuier im Gespräch. Ein prominenter Philharmoniker sagte vor kurzem, am Ende brauche es vor dem Orchester immer einen Feldherrn.
Classical music on twitter
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