Pick of the Week:

Scottish baton switches horse

The promising Rory Macdonald, 37, has dumped his agent, Intermusica, for acquisitive IMG. A former assistant to Ivan Fischer and Mark Elder, Macdonald has a

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Death of a New York maestro, 74

We have received sad news of the death yesterday of Paul Dunkel, brilliant flute player, co-founder of the American Composers Orchestra and all-round live-wire. After

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Covent Garden opens me-too Tosca

The Met launched its much-substituted Tosca at New Year’s. Vienna rolled out its new cast last week. Tonight, it’s Covent Garden’s turn with Adrianne Pieczonka, Joseph

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