Classical Music Magazine
Ryan Wigglesworth will take up the role of principal guest conductor of Manchester’s Hallé orchestra for three years from September 2015, succeeding Markus Stenz.
Otters at a Washington zoo have been given a unique way to enrich their lives- playing an electric organ.
Ivan Hewett meets David Lang, who has written a piece for 1,000 singers based on a visit to an Arsenal game.
Clean Bandit are the Cambridge graduates bringing classical sounds to the charts with hits like Rather Be.
Classic FM presenters have joined the debate started by Nicola Benedetti, over what classical music children should be encouraged to listen to.
Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, a noted Spanish conductor and a frequent guest on the podium of the Boston Symphony Orchestra among many other ensembles, has announced that he is fighting cancer and will be ceasing all conducting activities.
The New Yorker
In Hungary, Iván Fischer is shaking up music and politics.
New York Times
Six young composers survive a competition to have their works played by the New York Philharmonic; three get public performances.
Der kanadische Pianist und Komponist Marc-André Hamelin führt auf, was andere für unspielbar halten.
Veranstaltender Verein geht mit Defizit von 300.000 Euro in Konkurs.
Ryan Wigglesworth- Classical Music Magazine