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in Websummit in Dublin, an international summit dedicated to both new technologies, opera-digital.com has met HelloStage and interviewed his founder and CEO Bernhard Kerres. Bernhard is a former opera singer. He was also CEO of the worldwide known Wiener Konzerthaus in Vienna. He'll tell you about his path, his experience and about this exciting service : HelloStage is an innovative internet platform putting together musicians, ensembles, managers as well as promoters in the classical music and opera world.
Dickon Stainer has been appointed president and chief executive of global classics at Universal Music Group, with overall responsibility for all of UMG’s classical output including Deutsche Grammophon, Decca, and Sinfini Music.
Apple’s $3 billion Beats acquisition was puzzling to many tech industry observers, not because Beats sold expensive headphones, but due to the music business having largely been ignored for the past few years Why did Apple invest $3 billion in music when it seemed like not much else could be added to the equation to change the inevitable shift to music streaming?
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As Frederic Chopin gasped for air on his deathbed in Paris in 1849, he whispered a request that became the stuff of musical legend: Remove my heart after I die and entomb it in Poland.