News, Commentary on Classical Music, Jazz, Theater, Dance & More

Elgar

In Remembrance: English Symphony Orchestra Marks Five Years Since Vernon Handley’s Death >>

Hard as it may seem after the many decades during which he bestrode the music world, September 10, 2013 marks exactly five years since conductor Vernon Handley died. His final band, the English Symphony Orchestra, have published a tribute page on their website, including an effecting little character sketch by ESO leader Michael Bochman.

Here are Gramophone Magazine's Classical Music Awards for 2013

Here are Gramophone Magazine's Classical Music Awards for 2013 >>

Gramophone, which has been a scion of the classical music world since its establishment in 1923, has announced its latest round of awards--which, in turn, are perhaps the most-respected prizes the industry offers.

LIVE STREAM: Jamie Barton Singing Elgar's 'Sea Pictures' at Aspen Music Festival >>

Upon the news of Jamie Barton's double victory at the 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World--the mezzo won both the main award and the song prize, quite a rare feat--the Aspen Music Festival and School tore up its schedule to get the singer back to the Rockies for her first U.S. appearance post-win.

Commissioned by the BBC Proms: An Historical Playlist

Commissioned by the BBC Proms: An Historical Playlist >>

From Rachmaninov's first 'Piano Concerto' in October of 1900, to the Britten 'Piano Concerto' on August 18, 1938, native son James Inverne picks a more studied Classicalite's Five Best.

Classicalite's Five Best: EMI Recordings

Classicalite's Five Best: EMI Recordings >>

Indeed, EMI Classical has been one of the most vital forces for recorded classical music for several decades, releasing hundreds of classic recordings from, well, take your pick.

Real Time Analytics