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Why Latvia gets music education pitch perfect – and what the UK can learn | Telegraph, 31 Aug

Ahead of the final weekend of the Riga Jurmala Music Festival, Ivan Hewett explores Latvia’s comprehensive music education system and its myriad successes in a post-Soviet society.

Full article here (paywall).

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Janine Jansen | The Times, 31 Aug

In today’s edition of The Times, violinist Janine Jansen speaks to Richard Morrison about her lifelong connection with the iconic luthier Antonio Stradivari, maker of some of the world’s most beautiful – and expensive – stringed instruments. The film ‘Janine Jansen: Falling for Stradivari’ opens in Curzon cinemas this week.

Read the full feature here.

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Zane Čulkstēna | International Arts Manager, Aug 2021

Riga Jurmala Music Festival CEO Zane Čulkstēna speaks to the team at International Arts Manager for their August issue, discussing Latvia’s commitment to music education initiatives and her innovative classical festival, now in its third year.

Zane Čulkstēna for International Arts Manager, August 2021