Antonio Pappano, Simon Rattle, Barbara Hannigan & Fabio Luisi Among Signatories Petitioning Against the Canceling of Russian Artists

(Credit: Karen Almond / Metropolitan Opera) One hundred and nineteen artists and conductors are signing a petition to end the war and end the boycott against boycotting Russian artists. The petition, which is signed by such prominent artists as Antonio Pappano, Mark Elder, Simon Rattle, Franz Welser-Möst, Cornelius Meister, Dmitri Tcherniakov, Barrie Kosky, Matthew Rose, Fabio Luisi, Barbara Hannigan, and {…}

BBC Philharmonic & Omer Meir Wellber Launch ‘The Music Room: Beyond Beethoven’ In-Conversation Series

The BBC Philharmonic announced a new series entitled “The Music Room” with Chief Conductor Omer Meir Wellber. The series kicks off on Thursday, July 16 at 8 p.m. BST, with filmed online in-conversations hosted by BBC Philharmonic Chief Conductor Omer Meir Wellber. Episodes will be released weekly on the BBC Philharmonic website and the orchestra’s Facebook page every Thursday at {…}