19th February: Alexander Armstrong to host Music & Drama Education Awards 2021, Lucerne Theatre – Positive season outcome despite pandemic, Summer festivals allowed with max capacity of 5,000

Friday 19th February '21

Alexander Armstrong to host Music & Drama Education Awards 2021The virtual Music & Drama Education Awards ceremony will be hosted by Alexander Armstrong, who will be joining us courtesy of our headline partner Classic FM.Taking place …

28th August: Enzo Dara has died, Bayreuth festival ends

Monday 28th August '17

In today's news: Tibor Varga International Violin Competition's finalists announced, Canadian orchestra shuts after ‘fat-shaming’ singers, and Enzo Dara has died. Bayreuth festival ends today, Alexander Roslavets wins 3rd prize at Queen Sonja Competition, and …

May 11th: Berlin Philharmonic to vote for New Chief Conductor today, impresario Boggasch dies aged 50, BBC Performing Arts Fund to close March 2016

Monday 11th May '15

Classical News In today's news, the Berlin Philharmonic will vote in secret for Sir Simon Rattle's replacement. Nicola Benedetti explains that all children should have the chance to be exposed to classical music. In UK election …

22nd September: Boston overdue a proper opera house, Riccardo Muti leaves the Rome Opera and the relevance of classical music.

Monday 22nd September '14

Classical News Guardian Paul Morley: ‘Pop belongs to the last century. Classical music is more relevant to the future’For years, this rock critic viewed classical music as pompous art of the past. Now, tired of pop, he …