23rd September: Print and digital change, Orchestra goes gangam, and new iPad app

Monday 23rd September 2013

The Guardian

Ben Preston: ‘Radio Times needs to get people talking’

As the magazine celebrates its 90th birthday, its editor discusses the role of print, digital change and life outside BBC Worldwide

Classic FM Online

Classic FM to broadcast an exclusive interview with HRH The Earl of Wessex

The Earl himself, will reveal his thoughts about music-making in the UK and his reflections on what has been an extraordinary year for the Royal family

Pianists are like professional typists, says new study

Piano players can ‘play words’ as quickly as professional typists can type them, a new study by the Max Planck Institute of Informatics has shown

Arts Journal

North Korea denies orchestra executions, offering no proof

The Pyongyang government has finally issued an angry denial of reports last month that two concertmasters of the Unhasu orchestra, together with ten others, were executed for alleged pornography

New video: It’s an orchestra going gangam….

This is the Orchestra of the State Border Service of Azerbaijan which, despite the fawning picture of its president on the wall, is one of the slightly less repressive fragments of the former Soviet Union

The Independent

Nicola Benedetti: Every young person in Britain should be made to study classical music

Acclaimed violinist Nicola Benedetti has criticised the state of music teaching in Britain, saying that every young person should be “made” to study classical works to help them understand humanity

BBC Music Magazine

Royal Concertgebouw launches iPad app

Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra has launched a video magazine app to celebrate its 125th anniversary

Huffington Post

Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey Wows in Concert

The art of the score – 2001: A Space Odyssey with The New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert conducting Avery Fisher Hall

Die Welt

Mit Schubert sind wir noch lange nicht fertig

Seine Lieder kennt jeder. Seine Kammermusik, besonders die Streichquartette, werden gern und mit Vergnügen gespielt. Doch jetzt werden auch Franz Scheberts Sinfonien neu entdeckt. Eine Umschau.


The Guardian

The Guardian