3rd October: Classic BRITs, Baroque Rewritten, and Beck’s Remix of Glass

Wednesday 3rd October 2012

Classic FM

Classic BRIT Awards 2012 winners announced

The 2012 Classic BRIT Awards winners are announced, including two awards for film composer John Williams

The Independent

Hannibal… the musical? Sir Anthony wins a Classic Brit Award for his last waltz

Actor ‘knocked out’ after sharing best album prize

The Evening Standard

The Inner-city school where classical music is the first language

An inner-city school where more than 50 languages are spoken has found a way to break down barriers — classical music.

BBC Music Magazine

Rework a Baroque masterpiece

BBC Concert Orchestra invites composers to rethink Purcell


Opera Australia CEO Adrian Collette steps down

The long-serving chief executive steered the Opera through troubled times and transitions.

Slipped Disc, Arts Journal

Breaking: Alberto Vilar is granted bail

The munificent opera donor Alberto Vilar is expected to walk free from jail in the next few days.

Deceptive Cadence, NPR

Classical Lost And Found: Neglected Symphonies By A Great Dane

Most would agree that Vagn Holmboe (1909-1996) was Denmark’s greatest symphonist after Carl Nielsen and Rued Langgaard.

All Songs Considered, NPR

Song Premiere: Beck Remixes Philip Glass With ‘NYC: 73-78’

The latest tease from this fall’s upcoming collection of remixed Philip Glass tunes comes from Beck.

Evening Standard