8th May: Karlheinz Stockhausen, Mitsuko Uchida and Steve Martland

Wednesday 8th May 2013

The Guardian

A guide to Karlheinz Stockhausen’s music

Our contemporary composers series ends with the most divisive figure of them all: Stockhausen.


The Independent

Mitsuko Uchida: The plight of the music prodigy pushed too far, too fast

Young musicians need time to develop, the world famous pianist tells Jessica Duchen. 



The composer Steve Martland has died at 53

His music, which acknowledged few boundaries, often led him to collaborate with players outside the classical world, and is characterised by its vivid rhythmic life and frequently involves amplification.


Channel 4 News

Exclusive: Sex scandal implicates all five UK music schools

Following revelations of historic sexual abuse at Chetham’s School of Music, a Channel 4 News investigation hears reports of inappropriate behaviour at all five of the UK’s specialist music schools.


Classical Music Magazine

John Wallace to retire from RCS in 2014

John Wallace has announced that he will retire as principal of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in September 2014, after 12 years in the post.


Planet Hugill

The English recorder revolution

That the recorder is so ubiquitous in modern life we owe mainly to one man, Carl Dolmetsch.




The Guardian