The National Portrait Gallery in London is to have a choir in residence – a first for any museum in the UK.
Some things are meant to be. One is that the last piece of music Claude Vivier wrote, but never finished, would be played in a disused Tube station.
A century since the Rite of Spring caused a riot in Paris, Ivan Hewett picks five other classical and opera scandals.
Classical Music Magazine
Delegate numbers are up 20% for the second outing of Classical:NEXT, the music congress that opens in Vienna on 29 May.
More than 200,000 new listeners have tuned in to Classic FM in the past three months, according to new radio listening figures published today.
We welcome 50 new influential and inspiring individuals to our list of those who have changed classical music
Lufthansa German Airlines has confirmed it looks forward to celebrating 30 years of the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music in 2014, a momentous year which also marks the 300th anniversary of the Hanoverian succession to the British throne.
(Written on May 17, 2013 )