London Mozart Players launches Piano Explored 2021, German Record Critics’ Prize: The list has been published, Violinist Hilary Hahn rubs shoulders with artificial intelligence

Monday 15th February '21

London Mozart Players launches Piano Explored 2021 with Howard Shelley Howard Shelley unearths some unusual specimens of the piano concerto repertoire in his latest Piano Explored series with the London Mozart Players Music lovers are all feeling …

20th November: Yamaha’s AI Piano, José Carreras cancels in HK, Pierre Henry Tribute

Wednesday 20th November '19

Yamaha unveils AI piano system Yamaha has unveiled its first comprehensive AI piano system at the Ars Electronica Festival 2019 in Linz, Austria Comprising a Yamaha Disklavier player piano driven by special software designed to think for …

30th January: Schubert Symphony No 8 completed, Trinity Laban 2019 Gold Medalist announced, Golden Mozart medal for Andrea Barca

Wednesday 30th January '19

Schubert Symphony No 8 completed using AI For the first time ever, Huawei, the Chinese telecoms giant, has used the power of AI to compose the final two movements of Schubert’s Symphony No. 8, the ‘Unfinished’, …

19th October: Research highlights gender imbalance in top orchestras, and Google’s new Piano Genie uses AI to improvise classical music

Friday 19th October '18

New research highlights gender imbalance in the world's top orchestras A statistical analysis of the gender balance of 22 top international orchestras by Quartz at Work has shown that there are still large gender gaps, which are especially …

September 11th: Pavel Šporcl wins ‘Torch-Bearer Award’ and violinist Sheng Zhongguo dies aged 77

Tuesday 11th September '18

Pavel Šporcl wins 'Torch-Bearer Award' for his services to music The Czech violinist Pavel Šporcl is in New York to receive a special prize that recognises those who have made an outstanding contribution to their cities, communities …

30th May: Facebook AI sings Bach, Sir Simon Rattle leaves Berliner Philharmoniker

Wednesday 30th May '18

In today's news: Facebook AI sings classical music, Pianist Joon Yoon wins Guildhall gold medal, Maxim Emelyanychev to be next principal conductor for Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Sir Simon Rattle leaves the Berliner Philharmoniker after sixteen …

18th April: Garsington Opera announce first world premier, A.I algorithm used to decipher music in the mind, and ACM launches student-run label

Wednesday 18th April '18

In today's news: Researchers decipher songs in people's minds based off AI algorithm, Sony/ATV  acquire Abiah's classical-catalogue in global partnership deal, Staatsoper Suttgart announced its new programme under new intendant Viktor Schoner, Oboist Ekkehard Hering …

12th December: Sexual harassment and inequalities in music industry, Irish National Opera announces first appointments, Wiener Konzerthaus attracts more visitors in 2017.

Tuesday 12th December '17

In today's news: Australian women sign an open letter against sexual harassment in music industry, a third of people believe there is sexism in the music industry, survey says; New York Philharmonic releases its 19th-century archival material. Also, …

21st February: ACE introduces Trans Creative program, Google releases collaborative AI

Tuesday 21st February '17

In today's news: Munich’s piano spring - thousands of classical fans arrive for concerts featuring Trifonov to Barenboim, and the change in music listening habits through the increased move among listeners from radio to internet …

23rd January: Max Richter on British music, Philip Glass turns 80, LSO’s new identity, & Jukedeck using A.I. in composition

Monday 23rd January '17

  In today’s classical news, composer Max Richter calls for a greater appreciation of Britain's classical music heritage.  Philip Glass, soon to turn 80, discusses his career and his relationship with minimalism.  Design Week explores the story …