18th July: Under-dressed audience sent to H&M, conductor does karaoke

Tuesday 18th July '17

In today's news: La Scala ushers send under-dressed audience members to H&M, Philharmonia announces 2017/18 Composers' Academy intake, and new research finds that a third of musicians suffer from eating disorders. Lutenist launches crowd funding …

9th February: Music Beyond Borders protests immigration ban in US, ISM Trust publishes musician anti-anxiety guide

Thursday 9th February '17

In today's news, the Seattle Symphony has announced their concert, Music Beyond Borders, and the 2017 London Handel Festival celebrates the composer as a European in London. The ISM publishes a guide for musicians to fight performance …

23th May: Toronto Symphony Orchestra faces jeopardy, Calidore String Quartet wins chamber music prize & Valery Gergiev honoured

Monday 23rd May '16

Classical News In our news today, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra faces triple jeopardy, discord revealed as Theodore Kuchar leaves the Fresno Philharmonic, and new transgender choruses are springing up in North Carolina. Also, the Calidore String …

14th August: more musical benefits, Lucerne Festival announcement, violin made from human hair

Friday 14th August '15

Classical News In today's news, Riccardo Chailly announced as new musical director, Organist and choirmaster John Scott dies and music can reduce pain and anxiety for surgery patients. BBC Music Magazine Lucerne Festival announces new musical director Riccardo Chailly succeeds …

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Wednesday 4th February '15

After much anticipation, the website which offers personal one-to-one lessons, webinars and masterclasses with some of the best principal orchestral players in the world is up and running! Alongside being able to sign up for …

5th January: Paris classical music row intensifies as new concert hall prepares to open, bringing ‘Orfeo’ to the London stage and playing an instrument could help children with anxiety

Monday 5th January '15

Classical News GuardianParis classical music row intensifies as new concert hall prepares to openSalle Pleyel’s ex-owner and fans vow to get decision to make €390m Philharmonie capital’s principal orchestral hall reversedIndependentLyre, lyre: Bringing 'Orfeo' to the …