The violin that was played as the Titanic sank in 1912 has gone on public display before it goes up for auction this weekend. The guide price for the violin is £300,000, making it the single most valuable piece of Titanic memorabilia.
A handwritten letter by Richard Wagner, dated 1881 to a Spanish newspaper editor, is due to be auctioned on October 24 at Barcelona auction house, La Suite. It includes a discussion of the character of Lohengrin.
Unofficial reports are emerging in the Italian press that Riccardo Chailly will be the next music director of the world-renowned opera house in Milan when Daniel Barenboim steps down in January 2017
BBC Music Magazine
New study reveals link between musical taste and age
Researchers at Cambridge University have identified five categories of taste over a lifetime and discovered that people are likely to disengage with certain genres as they grow older.
South Florida Classical Review
Near the end of the first work in an all-Beethoven recital in metro Miami, the 75-year-old Canadian began playing the same phrase over and over. Kuerti showed increasing disorientation and eventually left the stage and was taken by ambulance to South Miami Hospital. It has not been confirmed whether this onstage neurological incident was a stroke.
Management agency and music publisher Manners McDade, which has clients including media composers and instrumental album artists such as Tom Hodge, Poppy Ackroyd, Noel Fielding and Chris Morris, has appointed WildKat PR.
Brand Republic News
WildKat PR wins work from music management agency Manners McDade
The music PR agency will be working with Manners McDade’s entire roster of clients.