Barenboim's new job

Just as I had written a piece observing how well La Scala was doing without a music director, the announcement

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Jazz saxophonist dies

The Dutch alto-sax player Piet Noordijk, a Charlie Parker wannabe, died on Sunday aged 79. He worked for many years with

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Major theft alert

BBC Symphony Orchestra player Keith Gurry has had his violins and bows stolen from his home… Violins: Francesco Guadagnini (Turin,

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