Menuhin Competition Returns to London in 2016 in Celebration of Yehudi Menuhin’s Centenary

15/01/2014

 Menuhin Competition Returns to London in 2016 in Celebration of Yehudi Menuhin’s Centenary  Read more

New Home for Rambert Dance Company

09/12/2013

 New Home for Rambert Dance Company Read more

British Composer Awards 2013 are Announced

03/12/2013

   Nine New Winners are Announced.

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Restored Erkel Theatre Reopens in Budapest.

22/11/2013

 Magnificently Restored Erkel Theatre Reopens in Budapest.

 

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Orchestra Italiana!

21/11/2013

Orchestra Italiana!

 The Italian Character The story of a great Italian Orchestra   a film, written and directed by Angelo Bozzolini, with Antonio Pappano, The orchestra dell’ Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Yuri Temirkanov, James Conlon, Valery Gergiev, Daniel Harding, Janine Jansen, Lisa Batiashvili,  Evgeny Kissin, Denis Matsuev, Stefano Bollani, Lang Lang.   Alpenway Media Production GmbH DVD distribution: EuroArts Music International GmbH  100 minutes.    Italian premiere at the International Rome Film Festival. Sala Santa Cecilia, Parco della Musica, Rome.  10.11. 2013 (JB) Read more

Looking Forward to Salzburg 2014 with Mark Berry

16/11/2013

Taking Opera to the People

29/10/2013

Study Day exploring the history of the travelling opera companies in the 19th Century, The Royal Academy of Music, London, 26.10.2013.  (RJW)

This one day conference was devoted to a neglected area of theatre history and in particular with reference to the companies devoted to touring opera. Writers on this topic and those with expertise in the Carl Rosa and Pyne Harrison companies in Britain and the Boston Ideal company in America were represented. A warm Academy welcome was given by Deputy Principal, Dr Timothy Jones. The Academy has a wealth of memorabilia to do with famous British composers, conductors and singers and during  the event Royal Academy Archivist, Janet Snowman, gave tours of the Academy’s rich collection of memorabilia to provide some relevant and fascinating background. Read more

Ivan Fischer Answers a Few Questions from Antoine Leboyer

10/10/2013

Ivan Fischer Answers a Few Questions from Antoine Leboyer   Read more

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