Pick of the Week:

Which opera is this?

Meistersinger? No. Peter Grumps? Also not. I give in. It’s Norwegian Opera’s new production of Shostakovich Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, which opened last night in

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Who’s next for Vienna?

The abrupt departure of Franz Welser-Möst leaves 34 nights to fill this season, plenty of opportunity to test out potential music directors. The one who

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Marin gets into the Royal

The American conductor Marin Alsop has been made an Honorary Member of the Royal Philharmonic Society ‘in recognition of her outstanding services to music’. The

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