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CLASSICAL MUSIC Gidon Kremer's Schubert Series Barbican, London

"In an attempt to quench my insatiable curiosity for art, Schubert has been one of my constant companions. Rarely do I experience in a composer's music such an intriguing combination of unending lightness of spirit and intense melancholy, of economy of musical language and avalanches of sound. This musical balancing act is so detailed and so dramatic that it demands complete personal involvement from both the listener and the performer, resulting in a uniquely satisfying musical experience." The eloquent words of Gidon Kremer, who appears to be first off the blocks to celebrate the bicentenary of Schubert's birth. As usual, Kremer has come up with something unusual, making a genuine artistic contribution out of this schlocky anniversary business. For Schubert, like Mozart, needs no special pleading: homage to a composer must mean the celebration of composition as a gift rather than the celebration of a single gift. And so, over the course of the next three months, in London, Amsterdam, Cologne, Paris and Vienna, three chamber concerts have been programmed, using differing instrumental combinations and including work inspired by the composer.

Miracle fails for deprived Ossies

The fall of the Communism did not bring riches to all freed from behind the Wall, writes Imre Karacs

British trio to clock up their air miles

Three members of the British Olympic team - John Whitaker, Nick Skelton and Geoff Billington - will be commuting between The Horse of the Year Show at Wembley and Paul Schockemohle's show at Bremen in Germany at the end of the week.

Finn wins race for Rattle's baton

A Finnish conductor will succeed Sir Simon Rattle, who quits in two years time, as leader of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Don't mention the J-word

Meet John Lurie, Bill Frisell, Henry Threadgill - jazzmen for whom jazz is a four-letter word. They constitute 'Sharp New America', says Phil Johnson

Bremer head detained in search for missing money

The former chairman of the bankrupt German shipbuilder Bremer Vulkan spent yesterday in a police cell as investigators widened their search for some DM716m (pounds 305m) of missing government funds and EU subsidies.

Fiver-a-head to visit 'exploding' museum

Cost of culture: Principle of free admission dealt new blow as struggling V&A unveils pounds 43m expansion

UK yard to refit 'QE2'

The new Norwegian owners of the QE2 are to have the Cunard flagship refitted in a British yard for the first time in a decade following the fiasco which befell the vessel after its overhaul two years ago in Germany.

Germans ignore day of protest over cuts

The German trade unions' battle against cuts in the welfare state got off to a poor start yesterday as millions of their members ignored calls for mass demonstrations and opted for a spot of gardening in Labour Day's glorious sunshine.

Stay of execution for Vulkan

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Scandal dogs failed ship builder

Investigation under way into what happened to huge EU grants given to Vulkan to modernise old east German yards

Bremer Vulkan joins Germany's casualty list

The government refuses a rescue for the country's largest shipyard, writes Imre Karacs in Bonn

EU sparks crisis at German shipbuilder

Germany's largest shipbuilder, Bremer Vulkan, sought protection from creditors yesterday as it grappled to save the jobs of its 23,000 workers. Sinking fast in a sea of debt, Vulkan posted an operating loss of up to DM1bn for 1995, and declared several of its divisions insolvent.
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