THE MONTH IN NUMBERS
…pounds for Mstislav Rostropovich’s cello. The Guadagnini sold for nearly double its estimate at Sotheby’s.
…female composers – Anna Appleby, Cecilia Livingston, Ninfea Cruttwellreade and Ailie Robertson – to be supported by a Glyndebourne scheme.
…concerts a year. This, pianist Mitsuko Uchida has revealed in an interview in The Guardian, is the maximum she will allow herself.
…years of Osmo Vänskä at the Minnesota Orchestra. The Finnish conductor has announced that in 2022 he will be moving to pastures new.