Tag archives: Sir Simon Rattle

A London Rattle
By Richard Mineards   |   April 5, 2022

After the pandemic played havoc with plans for the 118-year-old London Symphony Orchestra to perform in Santa Barbara, not to mention scrapping well laid plans for Music Academy of the West fellows to perform with the U.K. musicians at their home in the Barbican, the two major institutions are back in action in a big […]

From MAW to LSO
By Steven Libowitz   |   March 24, 2022

The pandemic sure played havoc with the Music Academy of the West’s (MAW) landmark transcontinental partnership with the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), postponing both the orchestra’s second appearance in 2021 and nixing the opportunity for fellows who won the annual Keston MAX competition to travel to London to a week with the LSO for the […]