Italy's Classic Voice magazine has published a list of the current maximum fees paid by the Italian opera houses, and, surprisingly - though according to many singers I know, not surprisingly - the … [Read more...] about How much are singers, conductors and directors paid?
Gramophone's shortlists are out for this year's awards. No real surprises, but then those Gramophone people have great taste! Here's a sample: Opera: Die Zauberflöte - René Jacobs; Akademie für … [Read more...] about Gramophone Magazine’s Classical Music Awards 2011 – shortlists
Readers of The Times asked Lang Lang questions - here are some of his answers: What’s the one thing that no one knows about you? LL: Every time when my flight is landing, I switch on the overhead … [Read more...] about Ask me anything, said piano star Lang Lang