19th November: Save the Ulster Orchestra, #LoveTheatre day and publisher Edition Peters launches own record label.

Wednesday 19th November 2014

Classical News


Save the Ulster Orchestra!

A downturn in public funding has left the Ulster Orchestra in a peculiarly vulnerable position, says Ivan Hewett


#LoveTheatre day – live

Today, theatres from across the UK and beyond will be celebrating the stage as part of the very first #LoveTheatre day on Twitter

Disability arts: cuts, changes and threats – live webchat

Join us from 1pm on Thurs 20 November to discuss the cuts and changes within the support systems for disabled artists


Publisher Edition Peters launches own record label

The first release on Edition Peters Sounds will feature Daniel Grimwood performing Fauré’s Nocturnes

International Arts Manager

Pietari Inkinen named chief conductor in Prague

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra’s music director, Pietari Inkinen (pictured), is to take up the chief conductor role with Prague Symphony Orchestra from September 2015.

Die Welt

In diesen Opern sind die Menschen Sklaven der Lust

Komponist Benjamin Britten war fasziniert vom Verhältnis zwischen Sex und Gewalt. Welche Wucht er falscher Lust zutraute, zeigen die Opern „Schändung der Lucretia“ und „Turn of the Screw“ in Berlin.

Die Zeit

Durch die Blume

Reseden, Rosen, Lilien müssen’s richten: Die Klavierlieder von Richard Strauss in einer Gesamtausgabe.


Kollektivkündigung an der Opera  di Roma abgewendet

Gewerkschaft einigt sich mit Opernhaus auf Sanierungsplan ohne Kündigungen

The New York Times

The sale of Manhattan, retold from a native American viewpoint

Peter Minuit does not come off well in Brent Michael David’s concert opera „Purchase of Manhattan“.

El País

El amarillo chillón del violín

Los alumnos del curso ‚Dibujando la música‘ convierten melodías en imágenes


Wigmore Hall @wigmore_hall: Purcell – Ode for St. Cecilia, November 22, Today we celebrate the festival of the patron of music #helpmusiciansuk http://bit.ly/11i4UwU

Sinfini Music @SinfiniMusic#Interview of rock music’s conductor of choice: @andrederidder http://bit.ly/1AejkNL 

FM Fortissimo @FM_Fortissimo: A fascinating interview with John Woolrich ahead of @BrittenSinfonia‘s celebration of his work this Thursday http://bit.ly/1u6nJtw 


Artists perform at the 2012 London Paralympics opening ceremony

Did disability arts turn a page at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics? Photograph: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images