Pick of the Week:

Crumbs! George is 90 today

The least appreciated of great American composers turns 90 today. A quiet man, averse to publicity, his music makes wide waves. Bridge Records have almost

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New British boss in Dresden

The Dresden Staatakapelle has appointed Adrian Jones to succeed the veteran Jan Nast as orchestra director. Jones, 52, is a former cellist who rose to

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Mourning for Dutch oboist, 85

Heinz Friesen, solo oboist of the Brabant orchestra (1961-66) and the Rotterdam Philharmonic (1966-89), has died. He was oboe professor at The Hague Conservatoire, a

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