15th November: Cristian Măcelaru, Aldeburgh Music announces rebrand & recipients of Leonard Ingrams Foundation awards

Tuesday 15th November '16

Classical News In today's classical news, conductor Cristian Măcelaru talks about music and equality, and how it changes us. Aldeburgh Music announces rebrand, changing its name to Snape Maltings. Saimir Pirgu was presented with the Verona Lirica Award …

24th July: why Glyndebourne chorus is crucial, student creates Styrofoam-covered cello, conductor sentenced to 12 months in prison

Friday 24th July '15

Classical News In today's news, Rupert Christiansen on why the Glyndebourne chorus is crucial, Ghent student creates Styrofoam-covered cello to amplify sound and conductor Joseph Cullen is sentenced to 12 months in prison for sexual abuse. The Telegraph Why …

6th March: Mid-concert selfie stage invasions, why does music give us chills, and censorship claims in US after youth orchestra cancels composer’s Nazi-quoting new work

Friday 6th March '15

Classical News GuardianMid-concert selfie stage invasions – hasn't Dvorák suffered enough?What punishment for the narcissist who leapt on the Royal Festival Hall stage to take a selfie during Dvořák’s New World symphony? If only life were …

9th December: Jonathan Reekie steps down from Aldeburgh Music, opera adaption of ‘How the Whale Became’ & Sir Harrison Birtwistle breaks records at British Composer Awards

Monday 9th December '13

GramophoneJonathan Reekie to step down as chief executive of Aldeburgh MusicJonathan Reekie, chief executive of Aldebugh Music for 16 years, has announced that he will be leaving to take up the post of director of …

Faster Than Sound: Pekka Kuusisto, Peter Gregson, Reactify

Friday 17th May '13

Aldeburgh Music's experimental programme, Faster Than Sound, which joins the dots between musical genres and digital art forms, is holding their next event tomorrow evening.Internationally acclaimed violinist Pekka Kuusisto and cellist Peter Gregson have collaborated …

26th November: Prison Inmate Orchestra, Opera Sinners List, and Tallis Scholars Tour

Monday 26th November '12

GramophoneAldeburgh Music announces details of year-long Britten centenary celebrationsSpecial events pay tribute to the British composer and Aldeburgh Music founderThe GuardianJocelyn Pook: inspired by mental illness'Working on this piece I realised that the notion of …

7th September: Birthdays, BRITs and a Star-Shaped Biscuit

Friday 7th September '12

Classic FMHandel Flash Mob in SupermarketHandel and hummus are not exactly a combination you'd expect to see on a shopping list but we love classical music so much, we think it makes an amazing dish!Classic …

Faster than Sound: Sneak Peak

Monday 20th August '12

Aldeburgh Music have just release a promotional video of ‘Star-Shaped Biscuit,’ an opera by David Toop that is part of the groundbreaking Faster Than Sound Series. ‘Star Shaped Biscuit’ will be premiered on Saturday 15th …

Faster Than Sound presents David Toop’s ‘Star-Shaped Biscuit’

Wednesday 8th August '12

This September, Faster Than Sound presents their latest project: a new opera composed by David Toop – ‘Star-shaped Biscuit’. Faster Than Sound is Aldeburgh Music's experimental series, linking music and the digital arts, with five weeklong residencies each year: ‘One …