Peter Wishart has been an MP for the Scottish National Party for twenty years; and he's a musician. He joined the band Big Country in the 1980s when it was the supporting act was for an Alice … [Read more...] about UK musicians post Brexit: pawns on a chessboard
Barbara Luisi was, no is, a violinist, but her passion for photography has taken over and her hobby has become her major activity. Though she begun studying the violin at 9 in her home town, Munich, … [Read more...] about Behind every great woman is a great man: the man being conductor Fabio Luisi and the woman his photographer wife Barbara
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s conductor, Emil de Cou, talked to The SunBreak: On ballet “What I love about ballet is the collaboration between the dancers and the music. The conductor and the … [Read more...] about Pacific Northwest Ballet’s conductor on the best ballet orchestra in the US
The end of an era: James Levine, the Metropolitan Opera's musical director and principal conductor, has cancelled his fall performances. According to the Met's press release, Levine suffered a fall … [Read more...] about James Levine cancels his next performances at the Met
Daniel Barenboim, a supporter of Palestinian rights, broke new ground on Tuesday when he traveled to the Gaza Strip to conduct a concert. Musicians from some of Europe's top orchestras entered the … [Read more...] about Barenboim conducts a concert in the Gaza Strip
Fabio Luisi is moving to New York. He and his wife, Barbara Luisi, a former violinist and now a photographer, and their 13-year-old son are moving to New York in May, to an apartment on West 96th … [Read more...] about Fabio Luisi’s moving house – but will Jimmy Levine be moving out?
For seven years, James Levine has been splitting his time three ways: leading the Boston Symphony Orchestra, presiding over the musical side of the Metropolitan Opera, and sitting out large chunks of … [Read more...] about James Levine – time to pass the baton?