The Independent’s writer on her play about the Messiaen Quartet
Robert Poulton, a baritone with Glyndebourne opera, was tragically killed in a car accident in Sussex late last night.
Classical music is being played in the Nairobi slum town of Korigocho by a new youth orchestra called Ghetto Classics.
Retired co-principal of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra double bass section, Roy Benson, was awarded a trophy and £1000 in recognition of his contribution to UK musical life.
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conductor Marin Alsop’s studio has been damaged by a falling tree as a result of storm Sandy.
Contemporary music organisation Sound and Music has launched a public consultation and is seeking ‘the input of composers and creative artists’ to inform what will be ‘a renewed vision’.
Arts Council England’s new stripped-down structure, in which 117.5 posts – 21% – have been lost, will mean the organisation will ‘do less and we’ll do it differently – but we’ll do it well’, according to chief executive Alan Davey.
First album of Beethoven solo works due for release in 2013