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Classical Live: A Gift to New Music Fans

Nicholas Alexander Brown | Posted 07.05.2016 | Arts
Nicholas Alexander Brown

It's a great thing when major orchestras release new recordings of contemporary art music. It's an even better sign of the vibrancy of the classical music business for that to happen under the auspices of a new major international initiative that brings together commercial and non-profit entities.

Gautier Capuçon: On Elgar's Cello Concerto, at San Francisco Symphony, 5/27-31

Sean Martinfield | Posted 05.22.2016 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

The Elgar concerto is one of the most beloved works in the classic cello repertoire. It is the last major work of the composer and one frequently described as contemplative, reflective and elegiac.

Why Does London Need a New Concert Hall?

Tony Woodcock | Posted 04.20.2015 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

The press and media are all over this one and obviously excited at the prospect of luring back Rattle to his homeland. They also argue for something that London really needs. And this feeding frenzy, I fear, could obscure some rational and strategic thinking that needs to be put in place before anyone signs up for a project.

Renowned Symphony Will Perform Composition Written By A Computer

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home

A piece of classical music written by a computer will be performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, reports The Guardian. The modernist-sounding comp...

Interview: Vince Mendoza (Jazz Composer Extraordinaire)

Joseph Vella | Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts
Joseph Vella

In the modern era of jazz, finding a true composer to follow is not the easiest thing to do. Especially if the composer can actually write beautifully melodic and emotionally deep music. Vince Mendoza does this and more.