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Month: November 2023

A Musical Start to 2024: Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Concert

Get ready to ring in 2024 with the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Concert, a dazzling musical celebration under the baton of the renowned Christian Thielemann. It’s a blend of tradition, talent, and timeless compositions, set to take place in the illustrious Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein.

Violin Concerto

Young Virtuosos Shine at Budapest’s Hubay Jenő Violin Competition

Every year, Budapest becomes a hub for young violinists under 22, showcasing their talent at the prestigious Hubay Jenő International Violin Competition. This event, initiated by renowned violinists Barnabás Kelemen and Katalin Kokas, draws participants from neighboring countries and the Visegrád Group.

norwich theatre opera

Reviving Opera: How Norwich Theatre Envisions Change

Is opera still hitting the right notes with audiences today? Norwich Theatre just dropped some insightful research and they’ve got a lot to say about the future of this classic art form. Spoiler alert: they’re asking for a major strategy overhaul from Arts Council England (ACE).

Fanny Mendelssohn: The Unsung Melody of Genius

In the shadows of classical music’s history, the melody of Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel’s genius has long awaited its rightful place in the spotlight. Sheila Hayman, through her cinematic lens, brings to light the struggles and triumphs of her great-great-great-grandmother, Fanny, whose compositions remained under the veil of her brother Felix’s fame, challenging the enduring biases within the classical music narrative.

National Theater "Lucian Blaga"

Cultural Revival of Cluj-Napoca: Restoring the Grandeur of Arts

Cluj-Napoca, a beacon of cultural splendor in Romania, is poised to witness the renaissance of its historic National Theater “Lucian Blaga” and the Romanian National Opera. Backed by a significant EUR 20 million investment from the Development Bank of the Council of Europe, these emblematic institutions will soon reclaim their former glory.