Plácido Domingo to undergo surgery

Tenor pulls out of Covent Garden production

EMI not selling Abbey Road

Iconic venue to remain in British label’s hands

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The quotes, clips and links we like…

EMI to sell Abbey Road Studios

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

Celebrating Chopin

Hear a clip from Jonathan Plowright's Hommage à Chopin 

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

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Hypnotic Fauré from the Schubert Ensemble

Listen to a clip from the First Piano Quintet here

Bristol gap

Why doesn't the largest city in the South West have a professional symphony orchestra, asks Rebecca Franks

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