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Why you need to see the Getty's collection of video art from Latin America

182 days ago
L.A. Times - EntertainmentThe video begins with the opening piano chords of Claude Debussy's melancholic "Clair de Lune" as the viewer is taken inside the empty Peruvian Congress. The camera lingers on architectural details: the Classical columns, a weighty bronze bas relief,... more info

Heard the one about Debussy and the goldfish?

529 days ago
The TelegraphHow composers portray the animal kingdom in their music says a lot about them - and us, says Ivan Hewett more info

Opus, Circa & Debussy String Quartet, Barbican Centre, review

650 days ago
The TelegraphOpus is a Shostakovich-meets-the-circus show so astonishing that Matt Trueman wonders why no one ever runs away to join a string quartet     more info

(Love) Stream: Doombird, Cygnus

792 days ago
Impose MagazineThrough the power of tapping into the worlds of the past's composers, Sacramento's Doombird takes the lives, trials and tribulations of artists over the centuries upon their mantle through the song cycle of, Cygnus. Making a home at Birds & B... more info

Bach's the beginning for 2013 Music@Menlo

875 days ago
Mercury News, CaliforniaEach program in this summer's edition of the festival begins with a work by J.S. Bach, regardless of what follows -- Haydn, Shostakovich, Debussy, Gershwin or Reich. more info

The Orchestra: a new iPad app that strikes all the right notes

1089 days ago
Guardian MusicThe Philharmonia Orchestra's impressive new app blends music, video and interactive instrument guide into an instant classicThe orchestra. There's an app for that. No, there really is: the Philharmonia Orchestra app, released on Thursday, is one of t... more info

Fanfares: GoGoPenguin – review

1090 days ago
Guardian Music(Gondwana Records)Manchester trumpeter Matthew Halsall's Gondwana Records has been documenting that city's vividly creative jazz scene – here he introduces GoGo Penguin, a young piano trio collecting a cult following in the region this year. Th... more info

Handel and me

1096 days ago
Guardian MusicLouis de Bernières on how finding a wooden flute in a car boot sale led to his new play about the composer's life and worksIt is not often that one is asked to write a play for chamber group and solo actor, and I took it on in a mood of amused curios... more info

Brahms; Debussy; Shostakovich: Cello Sonatas, etc – review

1097 days ago
Guardian MusicGabetta/Grimaud(Deutsche Grammophon)Sol Gabetta and Hélène Grimaud are by no means an established cello-and-piano partnership, but they do share a record label and made their debut as a duo last year. In fact their quixotic musical personalities do m... more info

Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande – review

1118 days ago
Guardian MusicMaurane/Danco/Etcheverry/Philharmonia/Inghelbrecht(Testament, three CDs)For many admirers of Debussy's only completed opera, the recording (currently available on EMI) Roger Désormière conducted in Nazi-occupied Paris in 1941 has never been surpassed... more info

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