Zubin Mehta hoax.

Zubin Mehta hoax.

There was an X-Twitter message seemingly from the LA Phil reporting that Zubin Mehta (conductor emeritus there) had passed away. The X account had been fabricated and a hoax perpetrated – the ‘news’ presumably triggered by Mehta’s recent...
Many Happy Returns to Lawrence Foster – artistic director & chief conductor of Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and music director of Marseille Opera & Orchestre philharmonique de Marseille – 82 today. Conducts Liszt & Brahms (2018).

Many Happy Returns to Lawrence Foster – artistic director & chief conductor of Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and music director of Marseille Opera & Orchestre philharmonique de Marseille – 82 today. Conducts Liszt & Brahms (2018).

On June 1, 1972, Lawrence Foster conducted the world premiere of Harrison Birtwistle’s The Triumph of Time, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in the Royal Festival Hall. A huge impression made to me, a fourteen-year-old. Pentatone releases Lawrence Foster...
Decca Classics announces the exclusive signing of Yunchan Lim.

Decca Classics announces the exclusive signing of Yunchan Lim.

 “I will live my life only for the sake of music” Yunchan Lim  MEET YUNCHAN HERE Decca Classics is delighted to announce the exclusive signing of South Korean pianist Yunchan Lim, after following him across the globe for his much sought-after...
Many Happy Returns to Robin Holloway, 80 today.

Many Happy Returns to Robin Holloway, 80 today.

A Holloway miscellany: his orchestrations of Debussy songs, https://www.colinscolumn.com/alpha-classics-releases-mikko-franck-conducting-debussy-la-mer-and-with-vannina-santoni-cest-lextase-robin-holloways-orchestrations-of-debussys-verlain/; his orchestrations of...