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Playing violin for an hour sheds two glasses of wine
Great news for dieting musicians: a new estimates that one hour of violin playing will burn around 170 calories, which is equivalent to two glasses of wine (3.5 fluid ounces).
The Washington Times
Classical music vs. guitar hero fashion statements
There is a growing eccentricity in what performers wear on stage: today’s generation of classical soloists are tired of taking a back seat to pop stars in terms of attire.
Members of the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra swapped their usual instruments to play hundreds of glasses of water
Commuters in London were treated to a one-off performance from the WaterAid H2Orchestra who aimed to make the first working week of 2014 a little more bearable bringing water to life through music.
The man in tune with the Queen’s musical tastes
The Master of the Queen’s Music, Peter Maxwell Davies, reveals the Queen doesn’t like dissonance.
NPR Music (United States)
Cachet And Cash For Rafał Blechacz, Named 2014 Gilmore Artist
Polish pianist named 2014 Gilmore Artist and receives a generous $300,000 cash award.
Sanierung der Berliner Staatsoper
Später, teurer – die Wiedereröffnung der Staatsoper gerät zur Posse.