13th April: Wigmore Hall announces re-opening, Anne-Sophie Mutter to be new President of German Cancer Aid, An open letter to Macron from show business union

Tuesday 13th April '21

Wigmore Hall announces re-opening festival starting May 17Wigmore Hall is to re-open to the public on May 17, following the next stage in relaxing restrictions in England taking effect.The renowned London venue has resounded to …

9th December: O2 to host Ibiza Classics livestream, Anne-Sophie Mutter collects donations for musicians, Paris Opera launches video-on-demand service

Wednesday 9th December '20

The O2 to host Pete Tong Ibiza Classics livestream next monthThe O2 is set to host its first music event since March with an Ibiza Classics livestream by Pete Tong, The Heritage Orchestra and Jules …

3rd September: BBC says words to Rule, Britannia! will now be sung at Proms, Winners for the third Opus Klassik have been announced, Théâtre de l’Athénée: ask for the programme!

Thursday 3rd September '20

BBC says words to Rule, Britannia! will now be sung at PromsThe BBC has caved in to pressure and announced that the words of Rule, Britannia! and Land of Hope and Glory will be sung …

27th March: German violinist Mutter tests positive for coronavirus, Violinist Wolfgang Marschner dead at 93, Bolshoi is going to broadcast its best shows

Friday 27th March '20

German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter tests positive for coronavirusThe star violinist revealed her diagnosis in a Facebook video, saying “it’s a difficult situation for any artist, but better times will come”.German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter has tested …

21st February: UK cultural life shackled by post-Brexit artist visa policy, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival announces Star line-up, Artists threaten to withdraw their works from the Opéra de Lyon

Friday 21st February '20

UK cultural life ‘diminished and shackled’ by post-Brexit artist visa policyA leading composer has criticised the UK’s post-Brexit immigration laws, which will restrict the movement of EU artists to the UK, subjecting them to the …

17th December: Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition, Baden-Württemberg Cultural Award, Philippe Entremont have his hologram

Tuesday 17th December '19

Applications open for Donatella Flick LSO Conducting CompetitionApplications have opened for the 16th Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition, which takes place from 27 February – 1 March 2021. The winner receives £15,000 and becomes assistant …

18th September: The Ivors Academy announces Gold Badge 2019 recipients, Anne-Sophie Mutter mit dem Kulturpreis Praemium Imperiale geehrt, Jonny Greenwood de Radiohead lance son label de musique classique

Wednesday 18th September '19

The Ivors Academy announces Gold Badge 2019 recipientsThe Ivors Academy has announced the first round of recipients collecting a Gold Badge at the 2019 ceremony, hosted by broadcaster Edith Bowman at The Savoy in London …

13th February: Steve Jobs opera wins a Grammy, Grandmaster Flash and Mutter win 2019 Polar Music Prize, Oxford Piano Festival 2019 announced

Wednesday 13th February '19

There’s an incredible new opera about Apple CEO Steve Jobs – and it just won a Grammy New opera on the block, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, won a Grammy this week for Best Opera Recording.The modern opera was premiered …

20th March: The Philharmonic Turntable Orchestra makes history, CBSO pay tribute to Debussy, and “Forty Girls” is performed.

Tuesday 20th March '18

In today's news: An orchestra has been made entirely out of turntables, Sonic Boom festival provides opportunities for young composers, "Forty Girls is performed in Uzbekistan, New Century appionts Daniel Hope as music director, Anne-Sophie …

23th November: Anne-Sophie Mutter honoured by Bavarian State Foundation prize, ECM Records commences streaming, The Sixteen to present Marco Galvani premiere

Thursday 23rd November '17

In today's news: Anne-Sophie Mutter honoured by Bavarian State Foundation prize, ECM Records commences streaming, The Sixteen to present Marco Galvani premiere, Conductor Justus Frantz cut his fingertip, Diapason d'or Award for 2017 announced.Royal Society …

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