22nd August: Debussy, Delius and 3D

Wednesday 22nd August 2012


Last Night of the Proms to be shown in 3D at cinemas

The Last Night of the BBC Proms 2012, featuring Nessum Dorma and You’ll Never Walk Alone, will be screened live in 3D at cinemas nationwide

The Financial Times

All the best: Wagner’s Ring

A round-up of the finest recordings of Wagner’s ‘Ring’, as the opera world prepares to celebrate the composer’s bicentenary next year.

Houston Chronicle

Noted Flamenco Guitarist Dies

The 1960 film ‘The Alamo’ was the first big break for the beloved musician and his wife, flamenco dance star, Teresa. Champion died on Saturday of complications from bone cancer. He was 79.

New York Times

Elevator Music Meets Classical: Concerts in a Lobby

New York City’s major institutions have done little to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Debussy’s birth, but Arts Brookfield — the performance presentation arm of Brookfield Office Properties, a real estate concern that operates large office buildings in New York and across North America — is filling the gap with Debussy 150, a free four-concert series in the lobby of 1 Liberty Plaza in Lower Manhattan.


Delius in 2012: an International Celebration

The Delius Society is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Delius with a weekend symposium held at the British Library in September.

Arts Journal – Slipped Disc

World musicians’ body condemns Korea radio’s treatment of its orchestra

The wretched saga of the KBS orchestra has been rumbling on in these columns for more than a year, and the situation goes from bad to impossible.


Houston Chronicle