Pick of the Week:

Buffalo replaces sacked oboist

The Buffalo Philharmonic had a long-running problem with its last principal oboe, Pierre Roy, who was fired twice for disruptive behaviour and engaged in prolonged

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Watch out for another Petrenko

There’s Kirill, incoming music director of the Berlin Phil. There’s Vasily, music director of the Liverpool and Oslo Phil. And now there’s Mikhail Petrenko, singing

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Mirga loses hair control

We keep getting pestered by her London PRs to use the latest posed images of Birmingham’s new chief, Mirga Gražinyté-Tyla. Since the pics are unnatural and

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Scots nail principal trumpet, 25

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra has appointed Christopher Hart as its new principal trumpet, replacing John Gracie, who is retiring after 35 years. Chris, who is

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