Bernard Foccroulle, director of the Aix opera festival, on the need to regenerate opera through new forms
The New York Times
One thing that can be said for John Harbison, the composer of an operatic version of “The Great Gatsby” that was revived in concert at Tanglewood on Thursday, is that he was well ahead of the current “Gatsby” craze.
Meet the most powerful man in classical music: Max Hole. The chairman and chief executive of Universal Music Group International is a straight-talking man and when he speaks it stings like a trumpet blast in the ear.
The BBC is about to begin its Proms coverage, but as TV is an inferior medium for transmitting sound, should classical music be confined to the radio?
The pianist James Rhodes on the personal reasons behind his decision to take his piano into a mental hospital
From the day she burst onto television screens as a Big Brother contestant in 2002, Jade Goody’s life resembled one long soap opera.
The Arts Desk
Chris Christodoulou celebrates his 33rd year at the Proms with a sumptuous gallery of favourite portraits
Tatjana Gürbaca ist eine der aufregendsten Opernregisseurinnen ihrer Generation: Was macht sie anders?