Blindness has never stopped the Italian tenor doing what he wants. And, he tells Adam Sherwin, his critics don’t know what they’re talking about
A temporary 800-seat theatre made of bamboo has been built in Hong Kong for performances of Cantonese opera, as part of a three-week programme to celebrate the lunar new year. The traditional Chinese artform involves music, singing, martial arts, acrobatics and acting
Our love of music and appreciation of musical harmony is learnt and not based on any innate natural ability according to a new study by researchers at the University of Melbourne.
NPR Deceptive Cadence
You hear some music you hate. That’s fair. We all do on occasion. But can you learn to love — or at least not loathe — that music?
BBC Radio 3 to reflect Red Nose Day with a 12 hour Baroque music marathon as part of month-long Baroque Spring season
Philly.com (via Arts Journal)
Just as conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin suggested a year ago, the Philadelphia Orchestra will follow him onto the prestigious Deutsche Grammophon recording label this spring, though so far only one disc is assured.
Warner Music Group CEO Stephen Cooper has forecast that the major labels’ acquisition drive hasn’t finished yet – and that more independent music companies will be swallowed up in the coming months.