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Free monthly YouTube tutorials and masterclasses for violin from G Henle Verlag

Free monthly YouTube tutorials and masterclasses for violin from G Henle Verlag

GregJohnson July 9, 2013 0

G Henle Verlag, one of the leading publishers of urtext sheet music, has launched a new campaign of online violin videos. Featuring interviews and masterclasses with world-class violinists, in English, German, French and Japanese,

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Gabriel Yared scores music for brand new ballet at the Royal Opera House

Gabriel Yared scores music for brand new ballet at the Royal Opera House

GregJohnson May 20, 2013 0

Raven Girl, a new collaborative ballet project opens this week at the Royal Opera House in London. Music Sales Classical’s very own Gabriel Yared composed the score to the production, working alongside the Royal

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Lutosławski centenary: an interview with James Rushton

Lutosławski centenary: an interview with James Rushton

GregJohnson April 29, 2013 0

In our second interview to commemorate 100 years since the birth of Witold Lutosławski, the Musicroom blog talks to James Rushton, Managing Director of Chester Music about what it was like to work and

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Lutosławski centenary: an interview with Professor Charles Bodman Rae

Lutosławski centenary: an interview with Professor Charles Bodman Rae

GregJohnson April 26, 2013 0

With 2013 marking 100 years since the birth of the late, great Polish composer Witold Lutosławski, the Musicroom blog spoke to Professor Charles Bodman Rae, author of The Music of Lutoslawski about working with

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A centenary guide to the music of Lutosławski: 6 key works

A centenary guide to the music of Lutosławski: 6 key works

GregJohnson April 26, 2013 0

This year marks the centenary of Witold Lutosławski. One the most important composers of the twentieth century, Lutosławski gained widespread international recognition in the 50s and 60s for his fresh, tonal and highly individual style

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Interview: Jenny Bae on social media, crowd funding and DIY in classical music

Interview: Jenny Bae on social media, crowd funding and DIY in classical music

GregJohnson March 1, 2013 0

The Musicroom blog’s very own Greg Johnson caught up with world renowned violinist and social media advocate Jenny Bae yesterday to talk about how the opportunities online for classical musicians. Jenny has recently launched

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Violinist Jenny Bae answers fan questions on Reddit

Violinist Jenny Bae answers fan questions on Reddit

GregJohnson February 27, 2013 1

World renowned classical violinist, Jenny Bae, has taken to Reddit to answer questions from her fans. Hosting her own Ask Me Anything session, Bae covered fan questions ranging from her reaction to comparisons with

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An exclusive interview with Ola Gjeilo

An exclusive interview with Ola Gjeilo

PeterHulley February 5, 2013 0

In an exclusive interview with Musicroom, acclaimed Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo (pronounced Yay-Lo) sheds some light on his development as a composer, the art, music and lands which have inspired him, and his own

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London Underground Orchestra of strangers recruited on the Tube perform

London Underground Orchestra of strangers recruited on the Tube perform

GregJohnson January 29, 2013 0

Forget flash mobs! On Saturday evening (January 26) a makeshift 70-piece orchestra performed at the O2 Shepard’s Bush Empire as part of a charity challenge. The orchestra was made up entirely of strangers recruited

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Universal chief hits out at “exclusive” classical music, calls for more adventurous programming

Universal chief hits out at “exclusive” classical music, calls for more adventurous programming

GregJohnson January 28, 2013 0

Speaking at the Association of British Orchestras conference in Leeds, Universal Music chief Max Hole has called for more adventurous programming to break the “exclusive” world around classical music. The Chairman and CEO of

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