Mary McCartney

How stagehands know where musicians need to sit – SlippediscSlippedisc

norman lebrecht September 27, 2022 We have obtained a copy of the so-called ‘stage plot’ for a string quartet performance, created using CAD (computer-aided draughting). It shows stagehands at the recent Banff International String Quartet exactly the type, position, and adjustment of the stage furniture and accoutrements for one of …

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Bach and Friends: The Orgelbüchlein Completed

A weekend of concerts spotlighted the 118 new chorales commissioned by William Whitehead to fill Bach’s incomplete ‘Little Organ Book’. One event dedicated to Queen Elizabeth II was especially poignant. The Orgelbuchlein Completed project staged a weekend of concerts in late September juxtaposing Bach’s Orgelbuchlein with 118 newly commissioned pieces …

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Canada’s Royal Conservatory Announces 2022/23 Fellows

The conservatory’s Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program has named six new participants   Founded in 2013, the Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program of the Royal Conservatory’s Glenn Gould School in Toronto, Canada, provides emerging musicians a platform for career development. The one-year postgraduate program …

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