24th February: Conductor stops performance over ‘phone miscreants’, Record attendance for Leopold Mozart exhibition, winners of the Victoires de la musique classique 2020

Monday 24th February '20

Conductor stops performance over 'phone miscreants'A conductor has twice stopped an opera in Cardiff after mobile phones rang in the audience. Carlo Rizzi was conducting Welsh National Opera's new production of Verdi's Les Vêpres Sicilienes, …

17th February: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment refusal to tour by plane, Bonn Opera crumbles, Classical music victories: millennials in the spotlight

Monday 17th February '20

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment fights climate crisis with refusal to tour by planeThe Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) have announced that they will travel by train, rather than plane, for their …

28th June: The 16th International Tchaikovsky Competition results, Bow explosion: hilarious moment, A change in the piano industry

Friday 28th June '19

The 16th International Tchaikovsky Competition announces the resultsA 22-year-old French musician triumphs in the piano categoryThe 16th International Tchaikovsky Competition concluded last night, naming the winners across its six categories. In the customarily much-followed piano …

26th June: Tchaikovsky Competition Finalists Announced! PRS Foundation Keychange Pledge, Mariss Jansons Cancellation

Wednesday 26th June '19

Tchaikovsky Competition 2019 Piano Finalists Announced! The finalists of the 16th International Tchaikovsky Competition have been revealed. The mostly hotly viewed category, the piano, once again had a surprise up its sleeve. Instead of a final …