Classical Music Magazine
Breakthrough for blind musicians as Prima Vista signs deal with OUP
Ms Machell, based in Leeds, has her own music publishing and software company, Prima Vista Braille Music Services, which provides music to enable blind musicians to ‘feel the music’.
Jubilee composers miss out on BBC coverage
The event, organised by the Thames Diamond Jubilee Foundation, saw nine ‘music herald barges’ sail down the river, with performers on each.
Vinny Golia to enable young talent
Vinny Golia is using his residency at the Blue Whale, which celebrates his Nine Winds label’s 35th anniversary, to showcase young musical talent.
Playboy Jazz Festival tries to broaden its appeal
The 2012 Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl will feature classic styles, jazz-rock fusions and genre pushers. Bill Cosby is the emcee.
Sonny Rollins, Esperanze Spalding head S.F. Jazz Festival lineup
Los Angeles-area jazz fans will have ample reasons to trek north on the Golden State Freeway beginning in August with the recently announced lineup of the 30th San Francisco Jazz Festival.
Opera North tackles Wagner’s Ring Cycle – minus the financial drama
Concert hall staging with giant video and ‘nicely blown in tubas’ keeps ticket prices down to draw Wagner virgins.
Obituary: Judith Nelson, early music soprano
The American soprano Judith Nelson, who has died after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, was one of the most prominent voices in the early music world.
New York Times
The White Light Festival Turns to Dark-Hued Mahler
White Light, Lincoln Center’s fall festival dedicated to humanity’s spiritual side, will present Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 with the Philharmonia Orchestra of London next season.
BBC Music Magazine
Winners of Placido Domingo’s Operalia competition announced
The first prize at the annual competition founded by tenor Plácido Domingo,Operalia, has been awarded to 29-year-old American soprano Janai Brugger.