26th September: Birmingham Conservatoire granted Royal title, and psychopaths prefer rap

Tuesday 26th September '17

In today's news, Birmingham Conservatoire is granted Royal title, and its Principal Julian Lloyd Webber criticises the government for not valuing music. New musical for children called "Wemmicks", Sachsen-Anhalt celebrates "Day of Singing" on September …

29th August: Helium, Hopkins and Last Hurrahs.

Wednesday 29th August '12

GramophoneJurowski to bow out of Glyndebourne with a new AriadneFrench opera joins the repertory for Glyndebourne 2013 and the boss’s wife sings NorinaTelegraphAlexander Sprague - New FacesRupert Christiansen introduces promising young tenor Alexander Sprague, who …

24th January – Death and darkness but also renewal

Tuesday 24th January '12

BBC NewsSoloist Lukas Kmit Hits Right Note On Phone Intrusion.Slovakian viola player Lukas Kmit reacted coolly when a mobile phone interrupted his recital at the Orthodox Synagogue in Presov, in Slovakia.IndependentHow Debussy Keys Into Japan.In …

13th January – Brahms discovery, Anthony Hopkins and Mark-Anthony Turnage

Friday 13th January '12

The TimesMark-Anthony Turnage: A Constant Obsession.Geoff Brown finds 'these Turnage premiere recordings of recent works bouncing along in superb sound; superb artistry too, with pungent playing from Chamber Domaine, conducted by Thomas Kemp'.The IndependentAnthony Hopkins: …

16th December – Online streaming, Anthony Hopkins and Facebook ‘likes’

Friday 16th December '11

The Press AssociationHopkins To Release Classical AlbumSir Anthony Hopkins is adding a new string to his bow by releasing his first collection of classical works.Digital Music NewsArtists Say Facebook Likes Are Three Times More Valuable …