Management says outsourced musicians and singers will save millions of euros as economic crisis chokes state funding of art
Radiohead star Jonny Greenwood teams up with online channel to bring orchestral sounds to a new audience
This shows the Brahms “problem” never goes away, which is why the BBC Radio 3 focus on his music next week is welcome.
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Impersonator Marc Martel has recorded a duet featuring two of his idols, opera star Luciano Pavarotti and Queen vocalist Freddie Mercury, taking on both roles himself in one single take.
After four weeks of a lockout with no negotiations, the management and the musicians of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra have agreed to federal mediation.
The plight of a group of Syrian refugees and Mozart comic opera don’t obviously have a lot in common, but the two are being jointly brought to the stage in Germany on Sunday in a special adaptation of Cosi Fan Tutte.
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It was a moment that many at Powell Symphony Hall did not expect.
Mike Brown demonstrators started singing and chanting just before the orchestra and chorus started performing a piece.
Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. The loss-making Rome Opera has accumulated debts of more than €40m. Photograph: AGF s.r.l./REX/Rex Features