The latest news for classical music professionals.
Monday 30 March 2015
6:58AM GMT (11 hours, 31 minutes ago)
Staffers at the boutique Hudson Hotel at Columbus Circle were first alerted to the bizarre antics of Stefan Arzberger after guests reported seeing a man roaming around naked early Friday, the sources said.
Sunday 29 March 2015
1:18PM GMT (1 day, 5 hours ago)
A "medieval" musician who appealed for a goose bones to make a unique flute has said he has had a great response. Mr Garrod said he was sent entire goose wings, which he had to boil down, as well as being offered help from professional bone carvers. One man sent him three whole goose wings, which he had to "butcher, separate and boil for hours...It pleased my wife immensely to have goose wings boiling in the kitchen," he said...
5:34PM GMT (1 day ago)
Pianist who brought poetic sensibility to the works of Chopin...
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Russia’s culture minister sacks Siberian theatre director after Russian Orthodox church, allied to President Vladimir Putin, attacks modern staging of Tannhauser...
Saturday 28 March 2015
7:46PM GMT (1 day, 21 hours ago)
The musicians are members of the same orchestra that performs on the main stage of Davies Symphony Hall, where they've honed their skills playing classical symphonies. But in this venue, there are multiple stages…
6:03AM GMT (2 days, 11 hours ago)
So what of the “something new”? It sat atop the piano in the form of a tablet computer. Shelley used it to follow the full orchestral score; he could be seen swiping it with an index finger to turn an electronic page. Expect to see more concert pianists using tablets on stage as time goes by.
Friday 27 March 2015
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And it appears to make it less likely that Mr. Dudamel will get one of the most sought-after jobs in classical music: chief conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic.
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Erstmals Instrument aus Kohlefaser unter den Preisträgern - carbon fiber violin among the winners...
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Thursday 26 March 2015
9:57AM GMT (4 days, 7 hours ago)
reviving the only concert piano in a territory of 1.8m people...
2:29PM GMT (4 days, 3 hours ago)
Fellow singer Karen Cargill remembers a colleague – lost in the Germanwings disaster...
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Wednesday 25 March 2015
8:24AM GMT (5 days, 9 hours ago)
Singers Oleg Bryjak and Maria Radner, who had performed in Richard Wagner’s Siegfried at Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu, died in crash in southern Alps...
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Tuesday 24 March 2015
7:55PM GMT (5 days, 21 hours ago)
Members of the American Federation of Musicians continue to be deeply concerned about greed and profiteering in the music industry, at the expense of those who create music. Professional musicians deserve to be treated better.
3:22PM GMT (6 days, 2 hours ago)
Peter Manning, a prominent British violinist who also conducts, will serve as guest concertmaster and guest conductor for the Dallas Opera's 2015-2016 season.
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