Here’s the update from the New York Times.
Alan Rich reports on the death of one the world’s most prominent patrons of postwar music.
CanadianArchitect.com reports details of the upcoming Le Corbusier exhibit at the Barbican Art Gallery – and a Xenakis-focused program to be performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Mischa Stutzmann passes along this anecdote about legendary podium tyrant Fritz Reiner:
The Birmingham Post reports the very sad news of British maestro Richard Hickox’s sudden death.
Jeremy Eichler has the details at BoGlo. Sounds like Maestro Rozhdestvensky needs a tougher artist rep for his US gigs, but that does not excuse the BSO for the shabby manner in which they handled the promotion of arguably one of the greatest elder statesmen of the podium.
Composer John Adams, arguably America’s most prominent symphonic and opera composer, is routinely being harassed by immigration officials.
Reuters’ Pauline Askin reports on an Australian music scholar who claims that Bach’s second wife wrote a number of works attributed to him.
Donald Rosenberg, a music critic who writes for the Cleveland Plain Dealer and arguably one of the half dozen or so best such critics in the country, was removed from his regular beat, covering the Cleveland Orchestra, earlier this week.