6th August: Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Pierre Boulez, and Ursula Leveaux

Tuesday 6th August 2013

New York Times

In Opera’s Shadow, Another Gem

Santa Fe Chamber Festival Draws Musicians but Few Critics

The Telegraph

A New Way with the Piano Concerto

Two composers at this year’s Proms show you how you can make the piano sound different, says Ivan Hewett

The Bluffer’s Guide to Jazz – how to pass yourself off as an expert

Ivan Hewett delights in  new book that enables anyone to become an overnight jazz expert

The Financial Times

BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall/Cadogan Hall, London

A new Naresh Sohal composition reached for the stars and the Britten Sinfonia offered a string selection

Classic FM Online

Pierre Boulez fractures shoulder, will not conduct at Lucerne

Pierre Boulez has pulled out of conducting his forthcoming concerts at the Lucerne Festival in September due to a fractured shoulder.

From The Back Desk – Ursula Leveaux, Academy of Ancient Music

The AAM’s bassoonist lets us in on the secrets of ‘visual interpretations’ of difficult music, strops and an embarrassing Hebrides moment.

Die Welt

Anke Dieterle ist eine, die anpackt

Der Bundeswettbewerb “Jugend musiziert” feiert in diesen Tagen 50. Geburtstag. Anke Dieterle leitet hoch motiviert den Hamburger Landeswettbewerb. Ihr eigener Weg zur Musik war nicht gerade einfach.


New York Times