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EMI not selling Abbey Road

Iconic venue to remain in British label’s hands

EMI to sell Abbey Road Studios

Music group seeks to alleviate debt by selling the world-famous recording venue

Irina Arkhipova (1925-2010)

Celebrated Bolshoi theatre contralto dies aged 85

Broadcast highlights

The pick of the week's classical music programmes for 15 to 21 February 2010

Allan Wicks (1923-2010)

English organist who championed Messiaen and Maxwell Davies dies, aged 86

Sir John Dankworth (1927-2010)

Legendary British jazz performer, composer and bandleader dies, aged 82

Men at Work plagiarism verdict could have implications for composers

Court rules that Men at Work plagiarised Australian nursery rhyme, but how will this affect the art of composition?

George Benjamin turns 50 in style

The eminent British composer celebrates his landmark birthday with special concert at the Southbank Centre  

Opera takes centre stage in Northern Ireland

Arts Council to fund Opera Company NI, which aims to promote Opera in Northern Ireland

Mahler triumphs at the Grammys

Michael Tilson Thomas's recording of ‘Symphony of a Thousand’ walks away with three awards

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