4th December: Aurora in The Big Give, Cecilia Bartoli at Monte Carlo, Delorme’s appointment uncertain

Wednesday 4th December '19

Aurora Orchestra joins The Big Give Christmas ChallengeThe Aurora Orchestra is taking part in online fundraising campaign The Big Give Christmas Challenge from today (Tuesday 3 December 2019) until Tuesday 10 December 2019 in order …

29th August: Aurora Orchestra presents Symphonie fantastique, Walk through a panorama of French music, Radio Classique and Renaud Capuçon are preparing the start of the school year

Thursday 29th August '19

Aurora Orchestra presents Symphonie fantastique Orchestral Theatre concertAurora Orchestra is to explore Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique as part of its Orchestral Theatre series, intertwining live orchestral performance with design, lighting, choreography and spoken word by actor …

3rd May: Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra names Osmo Vänskä as music director, Nicholas Collon is chief conductor of Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Julia Fischer launches Kindersinfoniker

Friday 3rd May '19

Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra names Osmo Vänskä as its next Music Director Osmo Vänskä will become the new Music Director of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra next year. He will step down from his position as Music Director of …

4th March: BBC Music’s Ten Pieces return with Hans Zimmer, Aurora Orchestra to stage Brussels concert on Brexit night, Bernard Haitink celebrates 90th birthday

Monday 4th March '19

BBC Music’s Ten Pieces announce new Trailblazers repertoire featuring Hans Zimmer The BBC’s award winning classical music education programme, Ten Pieces, opens the world of classical music to children aged 7-14 and encourages young people to …

BBC Proms 2017 begins tonight!

Friday 14th July '17

Founded in 1895, the BBC Proms are a big part of British culture and the 2017 season begins tonight. For eight weeks of the summer, daily classical music concerts take place at the Royal Albert …

2nd July: Amateur & Virtual orchestras at the Proms and Sibelius symphonies series released

Tuesday 2nd August '16

Classical News In our classical news today, amateur orchestras are competing for a spot at the BBC Proms, BIS Records release the final recording of the Minnesota Orchestra's celebrated Sibelius symphonies series & BBC creates a …

14th October: Best classical albums, Kirill Petrenko appointment & International Bassoon Day

Wednesday 14th October '15

Classical News In today's news, The Telegraph announces its guide to the best classical recordings of 2015, and the Royal College of Music celebrates International Bassoon Day. Also, Pitchfork Media becomes part of Condé Nast Stable and Roy …

8th May:Lesley Garrett records appeal for Help Musicians UK, Is playing from memory a party trick or a musical revelation? And Tête à Tête announces 2015 opera festival.

Friday 8th May '15

Classical News In today's news Richard Morrison asks if playing from memory is a gimmick or a bold feat of collective virtuosity ahead of the Aurora Orchestra's BBC Proms concerts. Lesley Garrett is to record an …

29th April: Daniel Hope named Musical Director of Zurich Chamber Orchestra, how do you memorise a symphony and BBC’s Katy Jones dies aged 51.

Wednesday 29th April '15

Classical News In today's news Daniel Hope is named the new music director of the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, aiding the orchestra's expanding international presence. Katy Jones, executive producer for BBC Learning and head of the Ten …

8th January: John Cage photos, why everyone is wrong about minimalism, Labour’s arts tweet

Thursday 8th January '15

Classical News The GuardianJohn Cage Was ... photographs and introduction by James KlostyMy first contact with John Cage was in London in 1964. It was in the Phoenix Theatre on Charing Cross Road that I first …

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