27th Feb: Nick Glennie-Smith, Heiner Goebbels and Paul Lewis

Monday 27th February 2012

LA Times 

The Sunday Conversation: Nick Glennie-Smith

The Oscars conductor talks about rehearsals and a love of music.

Placido Domingo concert of ‘Boccanegra’ canceled in New York

A concert version of the opera that was scheduled for March at New York’s Lincoln Center has been abruptly called off due to financial problems by the presenting company.


The French trumpeter Maurice André has died

Born May 21, 1933; died February 25, 2012

The Guardian 

Heiner Goebbels’ A Room for London performance

The German composer and director, Heiner Goebbels, will perform a musical response to Joseph Conrad’s 1890 journal at A Room for London from 6pm–6.45pm on Sunday 26 February 2012.

Telegraph Blogs 

Why The Death of Klinghoffer deserves a better platform than it gets at ENO

The problem wasn’t with the piece but the production.

NY Times 

Tackling a Master’s Despair

The pianist Paul Lewis spoke recently in  an interview with the 92nd Street Y about the soft-spoken drama of Schubert’s music.