4th July: Poles in the Proms, Alsop Sidelined and Deutsche Grammophon Introduces New Imprint

Thursday 4th July 2013

The Telegraph

Proms 2013: Poles no longer apart

Early Polish music is being celebrated both in concert and on record this summer – something long overdue, says John Allison

Why Doctor Who is at the cutting edge of British music

Ahead of the annual Doctor Who Prom, Matthew Sweet salutes the weird innovations of the BBC One show.

The New York Times

Wrist Injury Sidelines Marin Alsop

Marin Alsop, the music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and chief conductor of the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, has canceled her conducting schedule for July because of a wrist injury, Baltimore Symphony officials said Wednesday. Ms. Alsop, 56, apparently sprained her right wrist in an accident Monday night in São Paulo.

NPR, Deceptive Cadence

The Innovative Mosaic Of American Symphonies

Our country’s culture is a vast conglomeration of more than 200 years of influences from all over the world. We have taken what began as an extraordinary European tradition and expanded that legacy on American soil.


Is Pandora Really Short-Changing Songwriters?

It’s been a rough week for Pandora, which is taking a beating from the likes of Pink Floyd and David Lowery of the band Cracker over how much — or, to hear the musicians say it, how little — it pays in royalties for the tunes you’re streaming.

Music Week

Deutsche Grammophon launches new imprint Panorama

Deutsche Grammophon has announced the launch of a new imprint with the aim of expanding the classical music genre.

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