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- Jerry Hadley dies. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Hadley
- Glyndebourne Opera to be run by wind. See http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/sussex/6294426.stm
- Bang on a Can finishes in New York - see http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/05/arts/music/05bang.html?ref=music
- The BBC starts a new project - "The making of music" - see http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/makingofmusic/
- Ima Hogg competition final in Houston - see http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/4856008.html
- Last FM has been bought by CBS (Sony group) - see http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,2138602,00.asp
- CD Wow loses court battle against BPI - see http://www.nma.co.uk/Articles/33442/BPI+wins+six-year+legal+battle+against+CD+Wow.html
- There will be a performance of King Arthur by Purcell on 31st May - see http://www.mvdaily.com/news/item.cgi?id=301200 (posted 29th May)
- Polar Music Prize winners announced (21st May): Sonny Rollins and Steve Reich have been awarded the Polar Music Prize.
- EMI has agreed to a takeover bid.
This might have a significant impact on classical music CDs from the EMI group. If it doesn't affect the back catalogue it may affect future productions.
- Other news (24th May) from the BBC.
- Some orchestras are picky. Will Cleveland finally appoint a principal trombonist?