Interview with composer Heiner Goebbels
Heiner Goebbels has transformed Henry Thoreau’s ideas into music for the UK premier of Walden as part of the London 2012 festival.
Glyndebourne and Figaro: a perfect marriage
The son of the festival’s founder and Glyndebourne’s first Susanna looks forward to a new production of Mozart’s great comic opera.
Originally a tenor player, Neville answered an ad for bass trombonists and Sir John – always JB to his musicians – heard his audition and engaged him on a three-month trial.
BBC Music Magazine
BBC Proms Inspire Young Composers’ Competition winners announced
The three winners of this year’s BBC Proms Inspire Young Composers’ Competition have been announced.
Bernard Haitink: A meastro passes on his baton to the next generation
It’s tough to make it as a conductor – so when 20 young stars where asked to perform for the great Bernard Haitlink, the pressure was on.
A 4-D ‘concert’ at a London museum
At Science Museum, an interactive digital installation co-developed by Esa-Pekka Salonen lets visitors conduct and step inside a virtual orchestra.
Hollywood Bowl opens with the queens of country and funk
Reba McEntire and Chaka Khan, both divas by virtue and of their talent, were inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame at this season’s opening night concert Friday.
Gearing up for the Aldeburgh World Orchestra
Aldeburgh Music launches remote learning learning technology.
Dudamel and Sounds Venezuela at the Southbank
Four days of events began Saturday.
Tributes have been pouring in following the death of the French pianist Brigitte Engerer at the age of 59.
Arts Journal – Slipped Disc
US orchestra chief quits after just three month
Lee Williamson started work as executive director of the Delaware Symphony in March. Now she has asked to be released from her contract with immediate effect.
Six of the best opera villains
If an opera is not a comedy or filled with people who wish to destroy their own lives (mostly as a result of failed love), then a villain is needed for the opera to end in the appropriately awful way.
The Glyndebourne boss talks about living on the grounds where the festival – founded by his grandfather – takes place.