13th January: Mezzo Elena Obraztsova has died and 2015’s music anniversaries

Tuesday 13th January 2015

Classical News

The Guardian

This year’s classical music anniversaries – and some less usual suspects

Composer anniversaries fuel concert programmes the world over. So here are a few musicians we should be celebrating this year alongside Nielsen and Sibelius

Cerys Matthews: arias to impress a lover

Our musical agony aunt’s alter ego Dr Crotchety offers advice for a Welsh tenor who wants to wow his new love

International Arts Manager

New funding links art and nature

A new US initiative will celebrate the intersections between art and nature, as part of a grant jointly launched by the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service.


Mezzo Elena Obraztsova has died

The Russian mezzo-soprano Elena Obraztsova has died at the age of 75.

Der Tagesspiegel

Klassik an der Autobahn

Am Mittwoch wird Jean Nouvels Philharmonie de Paris eröffnet.

Elbphilharmonie soll 2017 eröffnet werden

Skandalbaustellen gibt es nicht nur in Berlin: Auch Hamburg hat mit der Elbphilharmonie ein schier unendliches Projekt.

Die Welt

Überflieger prallt auf Marmor

Benjamin Millepied übernimmt den Chefsessel am Pariser Opernballett.

Musik Heute

Christian Reif gewinnt Deutschen Operettenpreis für junge Dirigenten

Der Publikumspreis ging an den Franzosen François López-Ferrer.

Le Parisien

La chanteuse d’opéra russe Elena Obraztsova est décédée à 75 ans

La chanteuse d’opéra russe Elena Obraztsova est décédée lundi à l’âge de 75 ans suite à un arrêt cardiaque, a indiqué la fondation caritative fondée par la célèbre mezzo-soprano russe dans un communiqué.


London Symphony Orch ‏@londonsymphony :  As for the “fantasy” outfit @HanniganBarbara mentioned she’d be wearing for this Thursday’s concert… you’ll have to wait and see! 😉

Sinfini Music ‏@SinfiniMusic : NEWS: New collaboration between @RoyalOperaHouse & @RoundhouseLDN with Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo

Arthur Cormack ‏@artmaccarmaig :  @BBCSSO coming to #Portree High School in project with @HighlandCouncil – Friday 13 February. Tix from @arosskye


Elena Obraztsova. Photo found at Gramophone