Composing an opera? It’s just child’s play, says Britain’s newest classical music prodigy
Having written her first sonata at the age of five, Alma Deutscher is, unavoidably, being likened to Mozart. Simon Usborne joins the audience
Mice capable of singing, scientific study says
Mice are capable of manipulating their vocal pitch depending on their setting and any surrounding mouse friends, a new study confirms.
Piano scores turned into dazzling visualisations
Piano works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Mozart, Liszt and more have been turned into incredible visualisations
Viola player Roger Tapping to join Juilliard String Quartet
Tapping replaces current Juilliard viola player Samuel Rhodes in September 2013
Choir of the Year grand finalists announced
The six choirs that will take part in the Grand Final of Choir of the Year 2012 on 28 October in the Royal Festival Hall, London, have been announced, following the four category finals held at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, on 6 October.
Breathing space for The Space as funding extended to March 2013
The Space, the digital arts service jointly developed by Arts Council England and the BBC, that brought many London 2012 Festival and the wider Cultural Olympiad events to a new audience of millions of the summer, is to be extended by an initial six months to March 2013.
Lord Lipsey defends conservatoire funding
The Labour peer Lord Lipsey has called on the government to recognise the importance of conservatoires to the British economy as funding is being reviewed in Whitehall.
Exclusive: LA police arrest man who ran amok at the Opera
Local media have failed to report the violent attacks at LA Opera by a young man who was out of control. Slipped Disc published an account by an eye-witness and there has been followup by the authorities.
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Saying ‘It’s Miraculous for Me,’ Levine Will Conduct Again at Met
James Levine is making a comeback.