Pick of the Week:

Supersize me, Riccardo Muti

At rehearsals for Verdi’s Falstaff, Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony became aware of an unusual guest in the hall. Turns out the Chicago Bulls’

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BBC orch chief jumps ship

It has been announced that Gavin Reid, chief executive of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra is leaving the organisation to become head of the Scottish

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US soprano wins Europe debut

The Vienna State Opera has called in Alexandra LoBianco to sing Leonore in Fidelio next month, replacing  Anne Schwanewilms, who is sick. It appears to

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