Classical Music Magazine
Ryan Wigglesworth appointed Hallé principal guest conductor
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 play electric piano in zoo
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: the cool sound of classical crossover
Clean Bandit are the Cambridge graduates bringing classical sounds to the charts with hits like Rather Be.
Music children should listen to: Classic FM presenters have their say
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
Letter from Budapest: Notes of Dissent
In Hungary, Iván Fischer is shaking up music and politics.
New York Times
Young Composers Catch the Philharmonic’s Ear
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.
Straßburger Klassikfestival wegen schlechtem Vorverkauf abgesagt
Veranstaltender Verein geht mit Defizit von 300.000 Euro in Konkurs.
London Philharmonic @LPOrchestra : We caught up with @Edmund_Hunt for a chat about his life as a composer leading up to the premiere of his new work http://bit.ly/1uidNjD
Britten Sinfonia @BrittenSinfonia: Our Artistic Planning Director writes about how we came to commission Kaija Saariaho for our At Lunch series – http://bit.ly/1o9pUxF
Ryan Wigglesworth- Classical Music Magazine