George Benjamin and Martin Crimp’s new opera, Written on Skin, is a landmark in British opera – and there’s more to come
There’s no shortage of drama in the Wagner opera “The Flying Dutchman,” a ghostly love story that opened at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Saturday.
PERFORMING classical music at a dive bar that serves beer and hot dogs is an unusual concept. But Ensemble HD, a group of musicians from the Cleveland Orchestra, is packing out the city’s Happy Dog bar at their monthly live shows.
Ever seen a tuba the size of a human? Brass-lovers in Germany will be able to do just that when the abnormally large instrument is displayed as part of the 2013 music trade fair.
Keyboard players can now bend the pitch of notes simply by the way they play, thanks to the Seaboard, a touch-sensitive instrument that’s making waves at South by Southwest festival in Texas this week.
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UK Music has uncovered a goldmine of Government-backed finance schemes which could potentially unlock millions of pounds to help fund a whole range of music companies from indie labels to recording studios.
Combined UK sales of music, video and games dropped 12% in 2012 despite the digital market exceeding £1bn for the first time, according to the Entertainment Retailers Association’s newly-published Yearbook.