In today’s news: Sir Peter Hall, RSC founder and former National Theatre director, dies aged 86, Meurig Bowen steps down as director of Cheltenham Music Festival, and thanks to Facebook, a refugee violinist will play a Stradivarius at the Royal Albert Hall. Expert Guide to Classical Concerts in NYC 2017 Fall Season, how mice singing determines their social behaviour, and Saxonia Art Minister is called to be in the Richard-Wagner-Foundation.
Tributes paid to legendary director and ‘great impresario of the age’ following his death in London
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa has announced her retirement from public performance.
Music education hubs, music services, schools and music education professionals are invited to CPD days run by the National Youth Orchestra.
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Meurig Bowen is to step down as director of Cheltenham Music Festival after ten years in the role. He is leaving to take up the post of artistic planning manager at the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales.
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That means people can stream 40m+ songs on their Apple Watch straight from the device – via Bluetooth headphones – just like they can from their smartphone.
A young musician and Syrian refugee will be playing one of the world’s finest instruments, thanks to Florian Leonhard Fine Violins and a Facebook post.
Excitement is building in New York City as major concert halls and music venues prepare to launch their fall seasons.
Mäuse haben ein Tonrepertoire über fünf Oktaven. Die Analyse der Mäuselieder kann wichtige Informationen über ihr Sozialverhalten oder für die Erforschung neuropsychischer Krankheiten liefern.
Der Dirigent Siegfried Köhler ist tot. Er starb nach Angaben der Allgemeinen Zeitung im Alter von 94 Jahren in Wiesbaden.
Die Leipziger Richard-Wagner-Stiftung hat Sachsens Kunstministerin Eva-Maria Stange (SPD) zum 1. September in den Stiftungsrat berufen.