Music the artform and artists
- Tuesday, 18 June 2013
"We bless the stage," Tsering Wangmo told us the other day. She's the artistic director of Chaksam-pa. "And we invite spirits with juniper to purify the air and incense. The goal is to protect deities around wherever we are performing. Then we offer songs and dance and then the story starts."
- Thursday, 13 June 2013
The Gyuto Monks of Tibet, from the Dalai Lama's homeland, will perform at this year's Glastonbury festival after signing a global record deal.
- Wednesday, 05 June 2013
The hopeful and delightful notes from instruments played by mostly pre-teen children at the launch of the YO Africa Youth Orchestra at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel last Sunday, should have been the highlight of the week for anyone who was in attendance.
- Tuesday, 04 June 2013
The Rite of Spring was a revolutionary work for a revolutionary time. Its first performance in Paris, exactly 100 years ago on Wednesday, was a key moment in cultural history – a tumultuous scandal.
- Paris Turns to Classical Music to Chase Away Loiterers
- Henri Dutilleux
- Roch Modrzejewski: Opera's guitar hero
- Musical world celebrates Wagner's 200th birthday
- A Benjamin Britten Centennial
- For Acclaimed Wagnerian, Less Excess
- Woody Herman At 100: 'A Blues Player From His Heart'
- The scratch orchestra of Kinshasa