Another success story for El Sistema has emerged, with the announcement that 27-year-old conductor and violinist Diego Matheuz is to be the new resident principal conductor of La Fenice, starting next year. He succeeds Eliahu Inbal and has signed a
Harvard University’s Loeb Music Library is the recipient of a large part of Sir Georg Solti’s archive, including hundreds of marked scores, the University announced yesterday. The Library is already home to Solti’s recordings archive for British Decca from 1947-1997,
When Rudolf Barshai first took the podium to conduct the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in a 1985 performance of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 8, it was clear immediately that he was something special.
Esa-Pekka Salonen has extended his tenure with the Philharmonia – but is his Bartók season ill advised?
The Los Angeles Philharmonic sounds like an orchestra that’s out to impress. A high-octane publicity machine is flaunting the orchestra’s new music director, Gustavo Dudamel, as if he were the Second Coming.