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  • Christopher Hogwood (Photo: Marco Borggreve)
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    Christopher Hogwood has died

    The British conductor, musicologist and keyboard player Christopher Hogwood has died, aged 73. Christopher Hogwood studied keyboard at Cambridge University with Rafael Puyana and Mary Potts and later with Zuzana Růžičková and Gustav Leonhardt. He [...]

  • Mahan
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    Esfahani signs to Deutsche Grammophon

    Mahan Esfahani has signed to record label Deutsche Grammophon. The harpsichordist’s first recording for DG, to be released next year, will be ‘an eclectic programme fusing baroque with minimalism’. The release will mark the first [...]

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    Frans Brüggen dies aged 79

    Early music specialist and conductor Frans Brüggen has died at the age of 79. He passed away at his home in Amsterdam on 13 August. Born in Amsterdam in 1934, Brüggen was the youngest of [...]

  • BREMF
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    Cities theme for Brighton Early Music Festival

    This year’s Brighton Early Music Festival, taking place 24 October–9 November, is to be programmed around the theme of ‘Cities: musical centres and the journeys between them’. Artistic co-director Clare Norburn says of the theme: [...]

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