The London 2012 Festival: The greatest show of a great year
It is about to happen all over the UK. It brings existing celebrations like the Proms together with one-off spectaculars on the Thames and in Edinburgh, and street dance everywhere, in a programme of 12,000 events.
Popular baritone and lieder singer with remarkable diction.
BBC presenter Petroc Trelawny arrested in Zimbabwe
Radio 3 presenter hurt in fall after detention by immigration officials at the end of a children’s concert.
Classical Music Magazine
Arts Council had consent for creative accounting
The National Audit Office has picked up on some unorthodox accounting by Arts Council England in the shape of a move devised to prevent ACE having to give cash back to the government at the end of the financial year.
Composing a more useful future
The leaders of the American Composers Orchestra look to the ensemble’s future.
The Sunday Conversation: Pianist Mona Golabek holds on to the music
The creator of the one-woman show ‘The Pianist of Willesden Lane’, now at the Geffen Playhouse, reflects on the gift of music.
Sophie and Mary Bevan: the soprano sisters
Soprano sisters Sophie and Mary Bevan are sharing an opera stage for the first time.
Comedy is, notoriously, the hardest genre of all at which to succeed – and probably why it doesn’t get into music very often.
Pianist Valentina Lisitsa signs to Decca Classics
YouTube sensation to record her London concert debut for the label.