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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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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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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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Musikmesse 2012: Peter Pollard’s Odyssey unveil new orchestral instruments

Musikmesse 2012: Peter Pollard’s Odyssey unveil new orchestral instruments

GregJohnson March 20, 2012 0

Amongst the other big name product launches expected at this year’s Musikmesse, Odyssey Premiere are unveiling a raft of new brass and woodwind models. The series, distributed by John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd,

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Musikmesse 2012: Modern sounds for modern choirs in Today’s Choral Classics collection

Musikmesse 2012: Modern sounds for modern choirs in Today’s Choral Classics collection

GregJohnson March 20, 2012 0

A new titles focusing on the best of modern chorus music is to be launched at the Frankfurt Musikmesse 2012. Today’s Choral Classics is a special collection of pieces from the most exciting talents

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Musikmesse 2012: Music for Royal Occasions – the perfect choral collection for the Diamond Jubilee

Musikmesse 2012: Music for Royal Occasions – the perfect choral collection for the Diamond Jubilee

GregJohnson March 20, 2012 0

Choral and classical publishers, Chester Novello, are to launch a new choral title at this year’s Musikmesse show in Frankfurt. Music for Royal Occasions is a regal collection of pieces written for coronations and

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Sebastian: the amazing remote-controlled, cyber conductor

Sebastian: the amazing remote-controlled, cyber conductor

GregJohnson March 7, 2012 2

Have you been at a classical concert and thought to yourself: “I really wish I could control this performance with a remote control, from the comfort of my own seat”? Well now you can, thanks

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