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.
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa discusses her mission to support young singers build successful international careers; BBC NOW leads Cardiff’s Beethoven 250 celebrations; pianist Clare Hammond on postnatal depression and the healing power of music; Chandos Records celebrates its 40th anniversary; and do singing competitions have a problem with ageism and sexism?
Plus, Toby Spence on singing through throat cancer; conductor Sonia Ben-Santamaria on the qualities of a good leader; new research in music psychology; composer and percussionist Pascal Schumacher brings together classical and jazz; exploring the relationship between music and landscape; and La Serenissima revive a forgotten baroque opera at Buxton International Festival.