Pick of the Week:

Today’s 3rd prize is only 75k

The Austrian composer Thomas Larcher, 55, has been awarded Monaco’s Fondation Prince Pierre composition prize for his second symphony. It’s only 75,000 Euros. Hardly worth turning

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Sondra Radvanovsky drops a role

She has told Munich she won’t sing Elisabetta again in Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux. Her replacement next March will be the veteran Edita Gruberova. She’s not

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