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Ludovico Einaudi sets new chart record for a classical artist

Ludovico Einaudi sets new chart record for a classical artist

GregJohnson January 28, 2013 0

Ludovico Einaudi has become the first classical artist to sell more digital downloads than physical copies with his new album In A Time Lapse. In its very first week, the album has shattered the

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A biography of Eta Cohen

A biography of Eta Cohen

GregJohnson November 15, 2012 0

Creator of the best-selling Eta Cohen Violin Method, Eta Cohen has influenced and inspired countless student violinists around the world, but who is the author behind this renowned series of tutor books? With the

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Lustful Songs at the Southbank Centre

Lustful Songs at the Southbank Centre

Music Sales Classical November 14, 2012 0

On November 19 2012, the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall will host Exstatica – a concert which will include Michael Nyman‘s work 8 Lustful Songs - I Sonetti Lussuriosi. The story behind Lustful Songs

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Julia Wolfe and Michael Gordon premieres at the Southbank Centre

Julia Wolfe and Michael Gordon premieres at the Southbank Centre

Music Sales Classical October 3, 2012 0

London’s Southbank Centre’s annual music festival of innovation, art, technology and cross-arts experimentation, Ether, returns this autumn with two premieres from Julia Wolfe and Michael Gordon. On Thursday October 11, Ether presents a night

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Military Wives and John Williams triumph at Classic BRITs

Military Wives and John Williams triumph at Classic BRITs

GregJohnson October 3, 2012 0

Last night, Myleene Klass hosted the 2012 Classic BRIT awards at the Royal Albert Hall. The evening’s big winners were the venerable neo-classical film composer John Williams, popular Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti and Gareth

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Yamaha Woodwind Day at Musicroom Stratford

Yamaha Woodwind Day at Musicroom Stratford

GregJohnson September 21, 2012 0

On Saturday October 13, Yamaha expert Charlie Robertson will be in store at Musicroom Stratford to introduce the exciting new range of Yamaha woodwind models. Special offers will be available throughout the day including great

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A look back at the highlights of the BBC Proms 2012

A look back at the highlights of the BBC Proms 2012

GregJohnson September 11, 2012 0

The 2012 season of the BBC Proms ended with a flourish on Saturday night with the annual extravaganza of The Last Night of the Proms. Featuring a programme of music that touched upon the

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Classic FM celebrate 20th birthday with supermarket flashmob

Classic FM celebrate 20th birthday with supermarket flashmob

GregJohnson September 10, 2012 2

Last week, shoppers in a London Morrisons supermarket found more than they were bargaining for between the aisles of the fruit and veg section – a very public performance of Handel’s Zadok The Priest

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Sir John Tavener and Paul Robertson on Indian Ragas and musical healing on BBC Radio 4

Sir John Tavener and Paul Robertson on Indian Ragas and musical healing on BBC Radio 4

GregJohnson September 10, 2012 0

For the next four days, a new BBC Radio 4 programme featuring acclaimed Chester Music composer, Sir John Tavener is available to listen to again online. The programme, entitled Hearing Ragas, centres on the

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Music Sales Classical launches new website for its classical publishing imprints

Music Sales Classical launches new website for its classical publishing imprints

GregJohnson September 3, 2012 0

A new website has been launched bringing together all the classical music publishing companies operating within Music Sales Limited onto one website: Music Sales Classical. Combining the online presences of Chester Music, Novello &

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