Personal Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Gershwin letters to be auctioned
Letters from composers including Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Gershwin are to be auction in LA next month.
Classic FM launches new Baroque timeline
Explore a fully interactive musical journey from 1600 to 1750, and get to the best Baroque composers with Classic FM’s brand new timeline.
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Royal Philharmonic Society announces 200th birthday plans
The Royal Philharmonic Society has announced a year of events to mark its bicentenary in 2013.
The Royal Opera House gets into bed for a quickie with Murdoch’s Sun
Should we, as most decent citizens would, avert our eyes from the celebrity shag of the century?
Exclusive: English orchestra to be abolished in savage local cuts
We’ve been leaked a report, going out tomorrow, which confirms that the Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra is ti be abolished under local authority cutbacks.
Sydney violin, stolen in Vienna, is returned to despairing owner
Emma West, assistant leader of the second violins in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, had her violin grabbed by a thief as she rode the Vienna subway in September.
The Week In Radio: Radio 3 needs an audience beyond this tiny elite
Is classical music really for everyone? This was the question posed by the writer and presenter Tom Service, chair of a live debate at the Sage in Gateshead as part of Radio 3’s Free Thinking festival, to which the answer is: if only.
Vladimir Ashkenazy to appear on BBC Radio 4’s ‘One to One’ – hear an excerpt!
Pianist and conductor speaks to Olivia O’Leary about how aging affects his career