1st October: Archbishop Welby snubs the Royal College of Organists, elusive Mozart manuscript is discovered and Radiohead guitarist’s new commission from the ACO.

Wednesday 1st October 2014


Archbishop Justin Welby snubs the Royal College of Organists

Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has broken with tradition and declined an invitation to be a vice president of the Royal College of Organists

Meet the finest chamber orchestra on earth

Richard Tognetti, chief of Australian Chamber Orchestra, talks to John Allison about acclaim, endless travel and working with Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood

BBC Music Magazine

Elusive Mozart manuscript discovered

Original score of the famous Rondo alla turca Sonata found

International Arts Manager

New Steve Reid award for groundbreaking artists

A new award recognising pioneering unsigned artists has been launched by PRS for Music Foundation and the Steve Reid Foundation.


Jonny Greenwood and the ACO

He’s already received critical acclaim for his film scores for There Will Be Blood, The Master and Norwegian Wood, as well as his music for the BBC Concert Orchestra, now Radiohead guitaristJonny Greenwood completes his transition into the world of classical music with a new commission from the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

BBC Ten Pieces the wrong choice

The BBC’s music education film Ten Pieces was given an enthusiastic welcome on Monday at its early morning Leicester Square screening.

Die Zeit

Jeder Rollkoffer bringt uns weiter

Geht das schon wieder los? Ein Musikwissenschaftler geißelt, was er für Regietheater in der Oper hält. Dabei ist jede noch so moderne Inszenierung besser als Stillstand.

Die Welt

Münchens Musiktheater leuchtet

Die Bayerische Staatsoper wurde erstmals “Opernhaus des Jahres”. Wohl nur, weil mit Kirill Petrenko endlich ein grandioser Musikdirektor auch die klanglichen Qualitäten des Musiktheaters optimiert.

neue musikzeitung

DOV: Orchesterschließung in Kopenhagen zum Jahresende 2014 abwenden

Orchesterabwicklung – nun auch in Dänemark

New York Times

Modern Voice, Ancient Origins

Edgard Varèse’s Protégé Chou Wen-chung, Going Strong at 91

The Washington Times

Atlanta Symphony president and CEO steps down

The president and CEO of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is stepping down, the latest development in an ongoing labor dispute with its musicians.

El Mundo

Pedro Halffter en el ‘mejor teatro del mundo’

El palacio de la ópera de la capital bávara ha sido el más votado


The Guardian @guardian: BBC Radio 1 and 2 play too much mainstream music, claims study http://bit.ly/1nEoaiN 

BBC Radio 3 @BBCRadio3: Our guest this week, @Hanifkureishi: “I am always seduced by Bach.” Find out why on #EssentialClassics at 10.30

Royal Opera House ‏@RoyalOperaHouse: #WorldBalletDay about to hand over to @TheRoyalBallet. Tune in at https://www.youtube.com/royaloperahouse , starting with class! ^C

theartsdesk.com ‏@theartsdesk: .@radiohead ‘For classical musicians, Radiohead are the band’ invu on @JnnyG‘s new piece WATER for @A_C_O http://bit.ly/1ucRgpW

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Seasoned travellers: Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra Photo: Paul Henderson-Kelly