Classical music: Moldovan soprano is new Singer of the World. Neville Marriner to conduct for peace. Can “new music” save freelance musicians? Visit the Boston Early Music Festival. | June 25, 2011
By Jacob Stockinger
Today’s news clips involve both new musicians and honored veterans.
Plus, there is of mixing early music and new music.
Take a look, have a read and see what you think.
ITEM: Wales proclaims a new Singer of the World (below):
ITEM: Conductor Sir Neville Marriner (below) wants to follow Daniel Barenboim in making music an instrument of peace and cultural understanding in Eastern Europe:
ITEM: New York City, like other cities around the world, throws an unusual do-it-yourself music and piano sculpture (below) party to mark the summer solstice and a citywide Make Music New York festival:
ITEM: Look at flutist Claire Chase (below) and see if New Music a salvation for freelance musicians caught in the tough economy today:
ITEM: Maybe you couldn’t be there. So, what was the celebrated Boston Early Music Festival (below) like?