3rd March: Spotify & Ministry of Sound settle lawsuit & Arts Council responds to regional balance debate

Monday 3rd March 2014


Spotify and Ministry of Sound settle music playlists copyright lawsuit

Playlists based on the dance brand’s compilations will be removed from streaming service’s search engine.

Alice Herz-Sommer, 1903–2014: remembered by Ed Vulliamy

The Observer’s Ed Vulliamy recalls his life-affirming meeting with the pianist and Holocaust survivor Alice Herz-Sommer, who died last week aged 110.

Star Tribune

Divided Minnesota Orchestra board faces big leadership decision

A divided board today will weigh CEO Michael Henson’s future and the possible return of ex-music director Osmo Vänskä.

The Telegraph

Musician loses beloved viola in bitter dispute with builders

Kathryn Bassano, an accomplished viola player, has been forced to sell the instrument after using it as security for three separate loans as she struggled to pay escalating court costs following a row with builders over the cost of work at her mansion.

Classical Music Magazine

Arts Council responds to regional balance debate

Following the House of Commons’ Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s announcement on 10 January of an inquiry into the regional imbalance of funding in the UK, Arts Council England has published a formal response as well as a report entitled This England: How Arts Council England uses its investment to shape a national cultural ecology.

Die Welt

Die wichtigsten Theaterpremieren im März

Rosenkrieg und Weltkrieg. Einstein am Strand und Dichter an der Front. Philosophen, die Stücke schreiben, und Stücke, die Philosophen beschreiben. Das sind die Top-Themen deutschsprachiger Bühnen.

National Portfolio Organisation via BBC Music Magazine

National Portfolio Organisation via BBC Music Magazine