12th June: Musicians urge Sadiq Khan to drop permission for BP-branded opera broadcasts, Alfie Boe and Danielle de Niese to sing joint show at the Royal Albert Hall and René Pollesch becomes new director of the Volksbühne

Wednesday 12th June '19

Musicians urge Sadiq Khan to drop permission for BP-branded opera broadcasts 200 leading musicians including Dame Evelyn Glennie, tenor Mark Padmore and composer Nigel Osborne have backed a letter to London mayor Sadiq Khan to withdraw …

7th February: Les Mis returns to the West End in concert, Barbara Hannigan wins Leónie Sonning prize, seven Berlin orchestras unite to celebrate diversity and tolerance

Thursday 7th February '19

Alfie Boe and Michael Ball to return to the West End in concert version of Les Misérables This summer, the West End stage will welcome a concert production of musical Les Misérables with a cast of musical theatre stars.Les Misérables is …

10th August: Salzburg honours ex-director of the Salzburger Festspiele. Why classical musicians are bracing for the worst after Brexit.

Friday 10th August '18

In today's news: Woman in Slovenia arrested for blasting Verdi aria from house 16 hours a day for 16 years. Why classical musicians are bracing for the worst after Brexit. Salzburg honours ex-director of the …

26th March: Composer Olly Wilson dies, Boe joins classical music festival line up, Glyndebourne Opera Cup finalists announced, McDonalds deters anti-social behaviour with classical music

Monday 26th March '18

In today's news: war-child Kajtazi wins Glyndebourne prize, Alfie Boe joins classical music festival By The River, Glyndebourne Opera Cup finalists announced, Radio 3 announces change to weekend schedule, McDonalds uses classical music to deter …

28th September: Carreras to retire from performing, medal for Gidon Kremer, and myths about music streaming

Thursday 28th September '17

In today's news: José Carreras to retire after half a century in the industry, violinist Gidon Kremer receives Federal Cross of Merit, and Czech harpsichordist Zuzana Růžičková has died. Behind the scenes at the ENO, …

3rd December: Wolfgang Rihm wins the Grawemeyer, Alfie Boe to star in orchestral version of The Who’s Quadrophenia and British Composer Awards announced.

Wednesday 3rd December '14

Classical News GuardianWolfgang Rihm wins the Grawemeyer$100,000 composing award honours the prolific 62-year-old musicianClassic FMAlfie Boe to star in orchestral version of The Who's QuadropheniaWho guitarist Pete Townshend has announced that an orchestral version of his …

14th February: Hidden sheet music discovered, NME sales fall below 20,000, and ‘First Flute’ Internet Instruction Series

Friday 14th February '14

Classic FM OnlineAlfie Boe and friends unite for Parkinson's concertComedy duo Armstrong & Miller are set to reform for charity concert in London's Royal Albert Hall in June, performing alongside a host of classical stars …

16th January: Minnesota Orchestra dispute ends, LPO appoints new conductor & Alfie Boe answers audience member’s phone

Thursday 16th January '14

GramophoneThe long-running Minnesota Orchestra dispute endsThe long-running dispute between the musicians and management of the Minnesota Orchestra is over. After 15 months, which included a lockout, agreement has been reached which will allow concerts to …

25th September: James Levine returns, Lang Lang wins award, and jazz for babies

Wednesday 25th September '13

GramophoneJames Levine returns to the Metropolitan Opera podiumThe Met’s music director conducts his first performance on the New York company stage since damaging his spine two years agoClassic FM OnlineLang Lang wins International Artist of …

27th March: New Northern Opera Company, Audience Awards and Creative Control Protection

Wednesday 27th March '13

The Guardian Olivier awards 2013 – full nominations The complete list of nominees for this year's Olivier awards, celebrating the best of British theatre, dance and opera The Telegraph Alfie Boe interview: "Why make everything a fairy tale? Life’s …

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