Serious music doesn’t have to hurt your ears
Composer George Benjamin has the knack of making the most rebarbative composition sound comprehensible, says Jane Shilling.
Titanic musician’s violin to be auctioned
A violin believed to have been owned by musician Wallace Hartley, who played as the Titanic sank, will be auctioned next month.
The Times of India
‘Reality shows can help promote classical music’
Indian classical music has survived the test of time and nothing can ever bring down its popularity level was the view of renowned vocalist Rajyashree Ghosh of Rabindra BhartiUniversity (RBU) and tabla player Samir Chattopadhyay of Chhandayan, USA, who were in Ranchi on Sunday for a public performance.
A Good Reason to Go to Amsterdam
Carnegie Hall is nothing if not a classical music lover’s dream come true. It’s heaven on earth — as if the beautiful architecture with its peerless acoustics were not enough, the hall brings us performers of such a caliber that every time you think, “wow, this is the best concert this season.”
Secondary ticketing legislation must now be considered by Government – Met Police
Music industry executives calling for legislation to cap the price of secondary tickets have received a boost from a new Met Police report published today.
Elton John plans in-store shows to help save HMV
Universal UK boss says singer has suggested a series of gigs by leading artists to encourage fans to shop in high street stores