Tim Burton and Danny Elfman to collaborate on live concert
The work of composer Danny Elfman, who soundtracked Tim Burton’s films, will be performed in concert for the first time
Classical Music Magazine
iTunes Essentials:Classical hailed as breakthrough
The first week of iTunes’ Essentials:Classical campaign has been hailed by recording companies as a dramatic success not only in converting classical collectors to downloaders but also in opening up new markets.
Southbank Centre shares plans for Festival Wing transformation via public exhibition
Proposals include refurbishment of the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and Hayward Gallery
Welcome to awards night at the opera
Stars will flock to London for first classical music ‘Oscars’
The Wall Street Journal (via Arts Journal)
To the musicians from Mali here, the attempt by terrorists associated with al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) to suppress music in their country’s north goes beyond politics and religion: It’s an offense to the soul of the nation, where music is more than entertainment, it’s essential to life.
Pedro Reyes Turns Guns Into Musical Instruments
The guns that have caused so many deaths in northern Mexico are now making music.
Garden of surprises and delights – Wigmore Hall Summer programme
The Wigmore Hall’s Summer programme starts on 1 April, with a pair of delightful concerts[…]
Warner Music posts $80m loss for Q4 2012 as digital grows
Warner Music Group has posted a loss of $80m for the three months to the end of 2012.