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- Dutch conductor Gijs Leenaars appointed asprincipal conductor of Berlin Radio ChoirGijs Leenaars is to succeed Simon Halsey as principal conductor and artistic director of Berlin Radio Choir in August next year. The 36-year-old Dutch conductor has been offered a five-year contract.
- British winners at the 2014 Canadian International Organ Competition
Two British organists took by storm the Canadian International Organ Competition, the finals of which were held in Montreal in October.
- College organist and senior lecturer of KCL David Trendell diesThe classical music world was shocked by the death in October of David Trendell, College Organist, director of the Chapel Choir, and a senior lecturer in music at King’s College, London.
- New Resource Helps Lincolnshire Sing
- Hope-Jones’s scrapbook discovered
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The restored HIll organ in South Australia. Photo John Maidment
JUDITH WEIR – The new Master of the Queen’s Music talks about composing for choirs, texts that inspire, and reaching new audiences.
TANUNDA – An 1877 Hill organ in South Australia – once played by Lemare and Dupré – has regained its earlier tonal and visual colours after a 13-year restoration.