19th July: India Searches for Classical Star, Music and the Monarchy and Classical Musicians in the Kitchen

Friday 19th July 2013

The Times

ENO chief to stand down as losses threaten future

English National Opera’s chief executive is standing down as the company is about to confirm that it has lost £3.25 million over the past two years while its reserves have fallen to just over £1.8 million.

The Telegraph

One Ring cycle to rule them all

As Daniel Barenboim prepares to conduct the entire 15-hour ‘Ring’ cycle at the Proms, we ask why Wagner’s masterpiece inspires such obsession?

David Starkey on the history of royal music

Can royal music help us to better understand religion, love and Britain itself? Ahead of his new series Music and Monarchy, David Starkey explains all to Neil Midgley.

The Guardian

Former HMV worker opens new shop named HVM

Derry local, a HMV worker for a decade, flips sign upside-down after letter from HMV’s legal team: store is now WAH

BBC Music Magazine

Classical musicians head to the kitchen

Sarah Willis, French horn player with the Berlin Philharmonic opens her kitchen to fellow musicians… and a TV camera crew


Juvenile Mozart opera to come to Glyndebourne for the first time

La finta Giardiniera, conducted by Robin Ticciati in his first season as music director, is one of three new productions for 2014 festival

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Westminster Library launch World War I music project

‘Behind the Lines’ is a programme of outreach activities focusing on British composers and music of the First World War

Classic FM

Classical music reality TV show to launch in India

What better way to get young people involved in classical music than a reality show? At least, that’s the logic behind India’s search for a new star.

Der Tagesspiegel

Tal Balshai und seine Musik zu “Der große Sprung”

Slapstick auf Tasten: Werner Richard Heymann neu bearbeitet.



The Telegraph