"[Romania's PM designate] only knows to say yes and that's how things will be from now on."
"All I do is sing, which is what I love, and it comes out naturally"
"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
A new concept piano priced at 200,000 euros hopes to offer a more balanced and powerful sound, better directed at the audience.
One of the most outstanding bass-baritones of our time, Bryn Terfel returned to the stage of La Scala in Milan – with a very personal recital.
A state-of-the-art concert hall with unrivalled acoustics; these are the credentials that enable Montreal to host the great artists of today and
Crouched over their keyboards, the intensity of the moment etched on their faces, two pianists give a free-flowing, improvised performance in a
Christophe Schreiber is organising concerts in a unconventional new venue as a way of encouraging new audiences to discover classical music. Until
South Korean pianist Yeaji Kim has been completely blind since the age of 13 and learned to play piano using Braille scores, meaning that each page
He has been on the crest of a “jazz wave” for decades now. An adventurer in music, exploring all the genres, he’s even invented one or two Chick
Concerto Number One for Piano and Orchestra by Johannes Brahms is the piece Hélène Grimaud chose to perform on her tour in Japan, a country the
Natural beauty, spectacular gardens… one of Tuscany’s most enchanting estates, tucked away in the lush green hills, La Foce; its fascinating history
On the streets of Paris, there’s a new addition to the urban environment: pianos, free to use for professionals and amateurs alike.
Chilly Gonzales – the classically trained pianist, comedian-cum-cabaret artist, and burgeoning sitcom writer – is currently on tour across Europe
The legendry Cuban musician Bebo Valdes who is said to have been the founder of Latin Jazz, has died at the age of 94.
Valdes began his career as
Stefano Bollani is a popular Italian jazz pianist who also plays classical music. In Rome he performed Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, conducted
Here are some extra excerpts from our interview with pianist Rudolf Buchbinder and conductor Fabio Luisi (in Italian).
Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 is considered one of the most harrowing pieces in the classical repertoire.
Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder is
Four hands, two sisters. They are the most famous piano duo in the world: Katia and Marielle Labèque from the Basque region of France.