The orchestra tonight released a thank-you video to their supporters. Under Covid constraints they played Haydn with just three performers, two of them women: principal…View More The Vienna Philharmonic now plays with more women than men
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ON THIS DAY | The-Late Cellist Aldo Parisot Was Born On This Day in 1918!
Brazilian-born American cellist Aldo Parisot was born on this day in 1918. A graduate of Yale University, Mr Parisot served long term teaching positions at Yale…View More ON THIS DAY | The-Late Cellist Aldo Parisot Was Born On This Day in 1918!
ON THIS DAY | Violinist David Oistrakh Was Born On This Day in 1908!
Soviet-born violinist David Oistrakh was born on this day in 1908. Dying in 1974, he is widely remembered as one of the foremost violinists of…View More ON THIS DAY | Violinist David Oistrakh Was Born On This Day in 1908!
Covid latest: Czechs ban live music for 2 weeks
The Czech Republic is banning all live music with singing for two weeks from next Monday, due to rising Covid numbers. It is not yet…View More Covid latest: Czechs ban live music for 2 weeks
Applications Closing for New York’s Barbash Bach String Competition
This year’s competition will be held online from Stony Brook University, in New York, on December 1st. Open to international string players 16 to 30…View More Applications Closing for New York’s Barbash Bach String Competition
Norman Bernal, Generation-Spanning Music Teacher, Dies at 75
Mr. Bernal, who had Covid-19, was a Peruvian-born violinist who established himself as a longtime player and pedagogue in the United States.View More Norman Bernal, Generation-Spanning Music Teacher, Dies at 75
From Ocean’s Floor
Linda Buckley is an Irish composer whose music combines, among other things, traditional Irish vocals, classical instruments, of more or less conventional form, and electronics…View More From Ocean’s Floor
Kaddish for Jessye Norman
The trailblazing singer died a year ago today. This is Ravel’s setting of the Jewish memorial prayer in its High Holydays tune.View More Kaddish for Jessye Norman
Wagner festival is named after a murdered Jew
Leipzig has just announced an International Richard Wagner Festival with all 13 operas from 20 June to 14 July 2022. All well and good, Covid…View More Wagner festival is named after a murdered Jew
Agencies are still signing artists
Markus Felsner, ex-Opus3 and newly established in Munich, has scooped up Greek soprano Christina Poulitsi (pictured), Austrian tenor Thomas Ebenstein and Italian mezzo Teresa Romano.…View More Agencies are still signing artists