(Curated classical music news and views from around the internet.)
- Classical musicians the world over know IMSLP (the free International Music Score Library); now the founder speaks….
- The George and Ira Gershwin Critical Edition is well underway; performances are about to begin….
- You, too, can help save the house of Georges Bizet (in French)….
- The soon-to-be-released complete recordings of Herbert von Karajan on Decca and Deutsche Grammophon are poised to set a Guinness record….
- The Albany Symphony has just received a donation of $7 million; meanwhile the Detroit Symphony gets $15 million….
- Critic Tim Page writes a review of the massive new biography of Toscanini….
- Sarasota Orchestra’s music director Anu Tali is stepping down; her next stop (in December) is Pacific Symphony….
- After 25 years as a trail-blazing music director of the San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas will retire….