Music Website News
The Ton Koopman website is at www.tonkoopman.nl
and has some new features, including a search facility and a guestbook.
European Festival Network
In a previous issue of Site Seeing we noted that www.festpass.com
would become active on 28th February. The Network's website is now operational
again, having been updated for the 1999 season. Details of 1000 European
festivals are provided especially for those seeking cultural to do's whilst
Ates Orga's regular Friday Pianos & Pianists feature here
at Music & Vision has its own homepage at www.mvdaily.com/articles/1999/02/ppmain.htm
which contains links to all the articles and series published so far. Abram
Kreeger's Piano Lover Network website
has been launched, although still in a 'testing' phase. Contents include
pianists' biographies and recordings, recording and repertoire recommendations,
articles and interviews. Rainmusic's Pianist
Resource Center contains piano-related website reviews and recommendations.
New Music is a new on-line
music journal from the Music Department of Huddersfield University
in the United Kingdom.
Les Azuriales Opera Festival
Les Azuriales Opera Festival, founded in 1997, has become a cultural
event on France's beautiful Cote d'Azur in the last week of August, attracting
visitors from all over Europe. Under the musical direction of Bryan Evans,
a master of the art of piano accompaniment of opera, Les Azuriales is dedicated
to the best tradition of European chamber opera. The festival has recently
published its website at www.azuriales-opera.com
OxRecs DIGITAL's new website at www.oxrecs.com
lists organ recordings from Oxford, and Cambridge, from Eton College and
from Leeds and Huddersfield Town Halls. The new site also gives details
of new choral CDs from Jesus College and St Johns College.
The Vision Festival has announced its new website at www.visionfestival.org
. This annual festival in New York is dedicated to the appreciation of avant-garde
jazz. This year's festival (21-31 May) includes performances by Joseph Jarman,
Milford Graves, Sun Ra Arkestra, William Parker, David Ware and John Zorn.
Win a free CD
Dutch pianist Tjako van Schie invites you to visit
the quiz page on his website and maybe win a free CD.
Copyright © Keith Bramich, May 11th
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