Here are your daily headlines in classical music and the arts !
Hard to believe, but it’s true: “Classical music concerts in Germany are officially more popular than football matches,” even though they have one of the best football teams in the world. [The Strad] [ClassicFM]
- OSM POP: Review of Arianne Moffatt’s concert with the OSM at the Maison Symphonique. [La Presse] [Le Devoir]
- Twittosphère : Yesterday at the McCord museum, guest speaker Monique Savoir said that Montreal should be more adventurous in its architectural projects.
- The former artistic director of the Orchestre symphonique du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean and former director of the Conservatoire du Saguenay, Jacques Clément, received the 2016 Hommage Opus Prize. Read about it on [mySCENA].
- Great performance of piano improvisation in the prelude at the CMIM 2017 with François Dompierre. [mySCENA].
- Opera McGill @ 60. Learn about the upcoming B!NGE festival in a special article on [mySCENA].
- Alan Gilbert, music director of the New York Philharmonic, organised a special concert inviting musicians across the world to protest against the Trump’s travel ban (including from Iran and Iraq). [New York Times]
- New Partnership between the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Leipzig’s Gewandhausorchester. [mySCENA].
- In honour of Women’s History Month: Forgotten female artists since the 17th century. [Huffingtonpost]