14 January 2012
Making a future in the industry
Classical Music magazine sits at the heart of the profession, providing news, opinion, resources and practical advice that supports professional musicians and those who serve the industry to build and sustain successful careers. Our team of dedicated editors and contributors all have backgrounds in music and journalism and we are passionate about the future of classical music.
We champion the achievements of those working in music-making across genres and campaign for increased support in tackling the challenges that arise from this rapidly changing political, financial, technological and social landscape.
The LSO find a new home in Santa Barbara through a partnership with Music Academy of the West; Sir Antonio Pappano reflects on a long and varied conducting career as he reaches his 60th birthday; Paavo Järvi makes waves as the new chief conductor and artistic director of Switzerland’s Tonhalle Orchestra; and exploring Southbank Sinfonia’s #ConcertLab project.
Plus, tips for getting in the zone before a performance; how to improve socioeconomic diversity in the arts; David Hyde on his first few months as music director at King’s College, Cambridge; Tsinandali Festival’s new youth orchestra; Stuart Hancock on composing for film, television and theatre; inside Zermatt Academy; careers at Martin Randall Travel; and our pick of the top Christmas gifts for musicians.