1st May: Sound and Music, Burt Bacharach and The Rite of Spring

Wednesday 1st May 2013

The Guardian

Sound and Music: A new era dawns

Sound and Music has gone back to basics. Is it time to call for an end to hostilities and get behind the new-model institution?


Epoch Times

Music and Life in Oneness: An Interview With Burt Bacharach

May marks an important month for Burt Bacharach, recipient of three Academy Awards and eight Grammys, and a Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee.



A new way to experience The Rite of Spring

Animated, graphical score helps makes sense of Stravinsky’s revolutionary work.


Classic FM

Katherine Jenkins booked to sing on luxury cruise ship

P&O Cruises have announced that Katherine Jenkins will be all at sea in October and November, as she performs on two luxury cruises on the ship Oriana.


Classical Music Magazine

Leipzig Wagner Festival: composer’s birthplace puts on a grand show

The city of Leipzig and city of Wagner’s birth, is making a sterling attempt to compete in the year of the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth.


Classical Music Magazine

NCEM 2013 composers award goes to Joseph Howard, 20, and Lilly Vandaneuax, 11

The National Centre for Early Music’s 2013 composers award has been won by Lilly Vadaneaux (aged 11) in the 18 years and under category ‒ the youngest entry and youngest winner of the competition to date ‒ and Joseph Howard (20) in the 19-25 years category.


National Centre for Early Music (NCEM) Composers Award 2013

Classical Music Magazine