26th July: Minnesota Brings in Mitchell, Philip Glass Features in Partridge Soundtrack and the Business of Music

Friday 26th July 2013

LA Times

Ex-Sen. George Mitchell steps into Minnesota Orchestra labor dispute

George Mitchell, the former U.S. senator from Maine, has worked to broker peace in the Middle East and Northern Ireland.

The Telegraph

Mark-Anthony Turnage: ‘I don’t like Beethoven’s Ninth that much’

A new opera from Mark-Anthony Turnage is always an event. Here, Ivan Hewett finds that classical music’s bad boy has lost little of his fighting spirit.

The Guardian

Arts Council chief: ‘what happens next?’

With the spending round settled, a committed culture sector now deserves some financial certainties, says Alan Davey, and strong partnerships with local councils will be crucial


BBC Radio and Television present the ‘Sound of Cinema’

A season of programming dedicated to music of the big screen – from the birth of cinema to the current day

Classic FM

Philip Glass features in Alan Partridge film soundtrack

The soundtrack to Alpha Papa, the film starring spoof radio DJ Alan Partridge, will feature the work of composer Philip Glass on the soundtrack.

Classical Music Magazine

North York Moors chamber festival: Focusing on the music

The North York Moors Chamber Music Festival returns for a fourth season this year, running 11-24 August.

Opera News

The Business of Music

ALLAN KOZINN looks at the growing number of career-management courses being taught at music schools and conservatories.

The Spectator

Why has nobody heard of the miraculous Czech composer Zelenka?

A Mass by Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679–1745), a Czech composer at the court of Dresden, whose ruler, August, Elector of Saxony, had converted to Catholicism in order to become King of Poland.

Der Tagesspiegel

Wagner und die Bayreuther Festspiele

Ganz Bayreuth ist eine Baustelle.


Classic FM