Pick of the Week:

New concertmaster for Madrid

We hear that Gjorgi Dimchevski has won the audition for concertmaster of the Spanish National Orchestra in Madrid (Orquesta Nacional de España). He is presently concertmaster

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Mahler racks up record score

The composer’s finished manuscript of the second symphony sold this morning at Sotheby’s for £3.9 million ($4.5), to which the buyer will have to add

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BBC row stops Beethoven sale

An 1817 score by Beethoven failed to sell at Sotheby’s this morning after a Manchester musicologist cast doubt on the handwriting. Professor Barry Cooper had

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