A music auction on 28 May at Sotheby's, London, will offer several interesting items.
A painting which is probably the most famous portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach will return to Leipzig, Germany, after having been all over the world.
Seven woman composers have been honored by Opera America, the USA national service organization for opera.
The Henry Mancini Institute at the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music (Miami, USA) has appointed James Newton Howard as its new artistic director.
The BMI Icon Award for outstanding career achievement will be presented next month to Oscar winning composer Alexandre Desplat.The award is given to composers who have made significant contribution
The biennial Glenn Gould Prize for this year was awarded to composer Philip Glass.
Kevin Puts, who previously also won the Pulitzer Prize, is now awarded with the Delaware Symphony Orchestra's A.I. du Pont Composer's Award for 2015.