Classical Music News – 2nd September

Friday 2nd September 2011

The Guardian

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Proms disrupted by pro-Palestinian protest.

BBC takes Israeli orchestra’s performance off air after ‘sustained audience disturbance’ by pro-Palestinian campaigners


Israel Philharmonic triumphs despite protests

Mehta’s players have audience on their side

The Independent

Are there any requests from the floor?

Tonight’s Prom will feature music chosen by the audience on the spot. Its conductor, Ivá Fischer, tells Jessica Duchen about an invigorating leap into the unknown

The New York Times

Remembering 9/11 With Bach and Brahms

Trinity Church is commemorating the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a week of free choral concerts.

The Times

Lang Lang/Liszt: My Piano Hero

The pianist and the composer are both superstars, but nobody benefits from a recording made over hundreds of takes