9th October – 15th October: Andrea Bocelli Partners With Universal Music Group, Opus Klassik Prize 2021, Nathalie Stutzmann As New Music Director in Atlanta, Brandani Takes Artistic Leadership in Calgary and Colorado

Friday 15th October '21

Andrea Bocelli Begins New Partnership With Universal Music Group Andrea Bocelli, the Italian tenor, has today announced an exclusive and expanded global recording agreement with Universal Music Group (UMG). Bocelli is signing a new long-term multi-album …

24 January: Barbican announces its 2018/2019 season, RBC to host new piano competition, Apple Music to launch analytics for artists

Wednesday 24th January '18

In today's news: The Barbican announces its 2018/2019 season, RBC to host new piano competition, ENO to be part of Henley Festival this year, new production of Porgy and Bess will not be performed by an all-black …

31st October: Antarctic music project, Amaury Coeytaux & Dresden Symphony Orchestra’s performance cancelled in Istanbul

Monday 31st October '16

Classical News In today's classical news round-up, read about how a composer is to create music based on Antarctic ice data, which he will use infra-gravity sound wave data and convert it into a range we can …

17th May: Sir Mark Elder becomes companion of the RNCM, Guadagnini cello sold for record price & Svjatoslav Luther found dead

Tuesday 17th May '16

Classical News In today's news, Sir Mark Elder is to become a companion of the RNCM, the South West Open Youth Orchestra is looking for young musicians with disabilities and the longest serving orchestra musician Jane …

11th September: Arvo Pärt will be 80, interview with Jonas Kaufmann and how getting more woman conducting?

Friday 11th September '15

Classical News In today's news, The Times highlights a new "chill-out" movement in classical music, while Klassik Akzente announces that John Williams is composing the soundtrack for the new Star Wars film. Also a conversation with …

23rd July: sleepwalking pianist, work begins on Mexican Arts complex, Kentucky Opera director killed

Thursday 23rd July '15

Classical News In today's news, sleepwalking girl plays piano, work begins on Mexican Arts Complex and the director of Kentucky Opera has been killed in a car crash. Classic FM Amazing footage shows a sleepwalking girl playing the piano (and …

11th November: Claudio Abbado laid to rest in his ‘magical place’, Royal Opera ‘being paid less than Box Office staff’, Stop studying Arts if you want a good job, minister says

Tuesday 11th November '14

Classic FM Great conductor Claudio Abbado laid to rest in his 'magical place' Maestro Abbado's family have moved his body to the Swiss mountains, the scene of some of his finest concert performances. Dancers for Royal Opera ‘being …

10th November: David Trendell obituary, Violin-playing patient (93) at Forth Valley Hospital, Agreement at Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Monday 10th November '14

Classical News Guardian David Trendell obituary Organist, teacher and director of music at King’s College London who ran one of the best choirs in Britain Telegraph Vivienne Price - obituary Vivienne Price was a violin teacher who founded the influential National …

28th October: Did Bach’s wife write some of his best-known works?, Can music heal recovering addicts?, Pro Arte signs 2014 Grieg competition winner, Sculthorpe memorialised with new fellowship

Tuesday 28th October '14

Classic FM Did Bach's wife write some of his best-known works? A new documentary claims that Anna Magdalena was the real composer of her husband Bach's best-known pieces. International Arts Manager Can music heal recovering addicts? Music outreach programmes for children …

16th October: British Airways pairs in-flight-meals with classical music, J & A Beare launches exclusively online auction, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra receives $400,000 from Andrew W Mellon Foundation, Politicians speak out on WA Opera WA Opera “censorship”

Thursday 16th October '14

Classic FM Karl Jenkins to judge Arts Club's £4,000 classical music award Calling all young musicians: entries for the Classical Music Award, launched by the Arts Club in 2013 to celebrate the best performer aged between 18-30 in the …

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