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Marin Alsop takes on a Brazilian conductorship (Photo: OSESP)

Marin Alsop takes top job at Brazil's leading orchestra

Marin Alsop has been named as the new chief conductor of the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra (OSESP) from the start of the 2012 season. Her contract is for five years and will embrace concert-giving (some 30...

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Riccardo Chailly and the Gewandhausorchester (photo: Gert Mothes)

Riccardo Chailly and the Gewandhausorchester live

The Great Concert, an annual event that commemorates the celebrated Leipzig orchestra’s first concert in 1743, will be streamed on the web live on February 18 at 8pm (CET), and thereafter available to view for free...

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Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos heads the DNSO

The Danish National SO goes for experience

Bucking the trend of orchestras appointing young conductors, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra has announced the 78-year-old Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos as its next chief conductor. Frühbeck will succeed the present incumbent, Thomas Dausgaard, at the...

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Ingolf Wunder - signs to the Yellow Label (photo: Hannah Miles)

Deutsche Grammophon signs Ingolf Wunder

Deutsche Grammophon has signed pianist Ingolf Wunder to its roster of artists. The Austrian pianist, who took second prize at last year’s Warsaw International Chopin Competition, will launch his Yellow-label career with a solo Chopin recital,...

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The March 2011 edition of Gramophone is on sale now

This month's cover story explores the legacy of Sir Thomas Beecham ; to mark 50 years since the great conductor’s death, Rob Cowan goes in search of the secrets that lay behind the brilliance of the man who did so much to shape Britain's music scene. Log on the Gramophone Player to listen to Beecham conduct Delius’s In a Summer Garden , courtesy of the Somm label.

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Lisa Batiashvili's new disc is our Record of the Month

New on the Gramophone Player

This month's new content has now been loaded onto the Gramophone Player, and is available to stream now. Listen to movements or tracks from all of this month’s Editor's Choice recordings, plus excerpts from the Reissue...

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Milton Babbit: belief in music (photo: Tully Potter Collection)

Obituary: Milton Babbitt, composer

In 1958 the composer Milton Babbitt, who has died in Princeton, New Jersey aged 94, wrote an article for High Fidelity magazine arguing that music had now evolved into a quasi-science which “the normally well-educated man...

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John Barry, Oscar-winning film score composer (photo: UPP / Topfoto / ArenaPAL)

Obituary: John Barry, film music composer

John Barry, the Oscar-winning film score composer, has died. John Barry was born in York in 1933. His upbringing was a portent of things to come: his father ran a cinema chain where as a teenager...

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Peter Oundjian takes over in Scotland (Photo: Sian Richards)

The RSNO names its new music director

The British-Canadian conductor, and former first violinist of the Tokyo Quartet, Peter Oundjian, takes over the helm of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra at the start of the 2012-13 season. Born in Toronto and raised in...

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Dame Margaret Price has died at the age of 69 (photo: Tully Potter Collection)

The Welsh soprano Dame Margaret Price has died

Dame Margaret Price has died at her home near Cardigan in Wales aged 69. Her pure, warm, lyric soprano will always be associated with the music of Mozart, a composer whose music ran through her career...

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