Opera & ballet
Symphony music
  • Simon Rattle and Berlin Philharmonic

    Simon Rattle and Berlin Philharmonic

    The Berlin Brahms Bombers victory tour came to a premature finish Tuesday night. The leader of the Berlin Philharmonic, Simon Rattle, received a hero’s excited welcome. The Second Symphony proved smashing, as had the first night from this inimitable orchestra’s two-evening visit to Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Chamber music
Instrumental Music
Vocal art
Persons
  • Ingo Metzmacher – I can’t believe it!

    Ingo Metzmacher – I can’t believe it!

    The well-known maestro, active propagandist of modern music, the one, who all Europe worships – Ingo Metzmacher has visited Moscow. Despite a number of possible difficulties – some heavy days, and, in addition, Friday 13, good luck has smiled to our magazine, and we managed to meet the adherent of modern music world and ask [...]

Editor's Column
  • Stuart Lawson: «Time-proven Pursuit of Excellence»

    The hero of today’s interview is like no other. First, he is not a musician but a banker. But obviously he is not an ordinary banker as we are not a business publication and write only about things related to classical music. Stuart Lawson is CEO of HSBC Russia. The bank has won praise for [...]

Dates of classical music
Russian composer files a response to Charles Ives

Russian composer files a response to Charles Ives

When american composer Charles Ives (1874-1954) composed a piece he called «The Unanswered Question» in 1906, he couldn’t have dreamed that a Russian composer

Nobel Prize Concert Classical Music

Nobel Prize Concert Classical Music

Nobel Media, in association with the Stockholm Concert Hall, is proud to present this year’s Nobel Prize Concert – an event of world class stature.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra – «Alexander Nevsky»

Dallas Symphony Orchestra – «Alexander Nevsky»

Sounds that kept provoking smells and colors: Thursday was synesthesia night at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Prokofiev’s cantata based on his score for

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Russian composer files a response to Charles Ives

When american composer Charles Ives (1874-1954) composed a piece he called «The Unanswered Question» in 1906, he couldn’t have dreamed that a Russian composer

Nobel Prize Concert Classical Music

Nobel Media, in association with the Stockholm Concert Hall, is proud to present this year’s Nobel Prize Concert – an event of world class stature.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra – «Alexander Nevsky»

Sounds that kept provoking smells and colors: Thursday was synesthesia night at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Prokofiev’s cantata based on his score for

Valda Wilson sings opera’s praises

It has been a busy year for Valda Wilson. As well as taking on the exacting role of Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, the 27-year-old soprano was a semi-finalist

Russian Musical Passion in Xiamen

Russian Musical Passion in Xiamen

It’s hard to imagine the suffering Russian people endured between the 1st performance of Tchaikovsky’s piano concerto no.1 and the premier

In Tucson fire was kin of prominent Russian composer

In Tucson fire was kin of prominent Russian composer

Alexander Temple Wolkonsky Rachmaninoff Wanamaker, 23, was found in a room of a burning home in midtown early Thursday morning.

Cornelius Dufallo runs into plenty of composers

Cornelius Dufallo runs into plenty of composers

As a member of the enterprising new-music ensembles Ne(x)tworks and Ethel, the violinist Cornelius Dufallo runs into plenty of composers.

Vladimir Ashkenazy – Malaysia should have a conservatory

Vladimir Ashkenazy – Malaysia should have a conservatory

And according to virtuoso pianist, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Malaysians are already groomed for a classical music awakening. The Russian is ranked as one

Dmitri Torchinsky in La Fontaine Centre of Contemporary Art

Dmitri Torchinsky in La Fontaine Centre of Contemporary Art

Classical music fans will enjoy a concert by Russian violin virtuoso Dmitri Torchinsky and Korean pianist Sonja Park at the La Fontaine Centre

Solzhenitzyn leaves Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Solzhenitzyn leaves Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Pianist/conductor Ignat Solzhenitsyn is moving on after 16 years conducting the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia – though not entirely: With yesterday’s

Persons
Ingo Metzmacher – I can’t believe it!

Ingo Metzmacher – I can’t believe it!

The well-known maestro, active propagandist of modern music, the one, who all Europe worships – Ingo Metzmacher has visited Moscow. Despite a number of possible difficulties – some heavy days, and, in addition, Friday 13, good luck has smiled to our magazine, and we managed to meet the adherent of modern music world and ask him some questions, to some of which he has reacted extremely directly.

Editor's Column
Stuart Lawson: «Time-proven Pursuit of Excellence»

Stuart Lawson: «Time-proven Pursuit of Excellence»

The hero of today’s interview is like no other. First, he is not a musician but a banker. But obviously he is not an ordinary banker as we are not a business publication and write only about things related to classical music. Stuart Lawson is CEO of HSBC Russia. The bank has won praise for a series of events it organized together with the Gnessin Moscow School of Music

The World of Classical Music
  • The Start of the Alan Gilbert Era

    The Start of the Alan Gilbert Era

    Shakespeare wrote that people are either born great, achieve greatness, or have greatness “thrust upon them.” In the case of the New York Philharmonic’s

Artist Recitals
  • William Preucil will give recital

    William Preucil will give recital

    The Department of Music at Ashland University has scheduled a guest artist recital featuring William Preucil, violinist and concertmaster for the Cleveland Orchestra

Classical music festivals
  • John Adams is feeling festive

    John Adams is feeling festive

    John Adams sits in the audience during rehearsal with the Berkeley Symphony at Zellerbach Hall at UC Berkeley on Oct. 14.

Classical Competitions and Awards
New Media
Music magazines
Concert Hall
  • Perform at Royal Concert Hall

    Perform at Royal Concert Hall

    BBC’s Last Choir Standing winners Only Men Aloud will perform in Glasgow next week. The Welsh choir are back with a very special Christmas-themed tour

Master-class
  • Alfred Brendel Gives Master Class

    Alfred Brendel Gives Master Class

    Alfred Brendel is classical-music royalty. He is a pianist who burst onto the scene in the late 1950s and who has since maintained his own identifiable sound