Academy Of St. Martin in the Fields

  1. Chart Moves: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Album Debuts on Billboard 200 Chart, David Byrne Hits New High

    September 21, 2012 11:26 AM EDT The Billboard 200: To say it was an exciting top 10 this week would be an understatement. For only the second time in the Billboard 200's history, the entire top six albums were debuts . And, with a No. 1 bow from Dave Matthews Band, the act ...

  2. McCartney Grabs Classical Brit Award

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney was one of the big winners last night at the Classical Brit Awards in London, where he took home the best album award. McCartney's classical project "Ecce Cor Meum" (EMI Classics) beat out a strong list of classical s ...

  3. British Conductor/Violinist Iona Brown Dies

    June 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Found acclaim with Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. Noted conductor/violinist Iona Brown died June 5 of cancer in her hometown of Salisbury, England. She was 63. Originally named Elizabeth Iona Brown, she was born to a musical family: father A ...