Pick of the Week:

Philharmonia forsakes leader

Benjamin Marquise Gilmore, 31, has been named joint concertmaster of London’s Philharmonia Orchestra, alongside Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay. Gilmore will continue to work part-time with the Scottish

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Death of a British tenor, 58

From the Boston Camerata: Grieving, we announce the death this morning, from a sudden and massive heart attack, of our dear friend and colleague, British

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Paavo is conductor of the year

Germany’s Opus Klassik awards are out. Singers of the year are Joyce DiDonato and Christian Gerhaher. Conductor of the Year is Paavo Järvi. Instrumentalists of

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This name just stopped giving

The EMI Music Sound Foundation has given £8 million since 1998 to help young people access music education. The Foundation is marking its 21st anniversary

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