Royal Philharmonic Society praises rare performance of Mittwoch aus Licht by Birmingham Opera Company
Rupert Christiansen visits The Association of English Singers and Speakers to explore the many difficulties of singing in English.
Not many opera directors would admit that their latest production had been inspired by Mel Gibson’s Braveheart or the preposterous sci-fi fantasy Highlander
The Times of India (via Musical Chairs)
Curators sifting through thousands of objects belonging to Britain’s musical geniuses composer Benjamin Britten and opera singer Peter Pears have stumbled upon an ink written page in their private diaries where the duo recalls their experience of having heard Pandit Ravi Shankar perform live.
The oldest-surviving English grand piano, one of the first ever made, was built by the piano maker Americus Backers in London in 1772 and has now been returned by English Heritage to the home of its former owner, the Duke of Wellington.
The Barbican today launches Beyond Barbican with a summer of arts events outside the walls of the Barbican Centre featuring pop-up performances, commissions and collaborations across east London.
New British study proves the benefits of the Arts in treating patients with debilitating mental disease.
Awards for Karabits, Philharmonia and the Heath Quartet