22th November: Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died, Bramwell Tovey and the BBC Orchestra, music in outer space.

Wednesday 22nd November '17

In today's news: Dmitri Hvorostovsky dies at the age of 55, music in outer space, Bramwell Tovey becomes principal conductor of BBC Orchestra. Also, RTÉ orchestra cuts to see everywhere,  Cristian Măcelaru and Francesco Piemontesi at National …

5th May: Music Festival’s Action Against Sexual Assault & Dudamel against Venezuelan government

Friday 5th May '17

In today's news: a nightingale inspires music, Dudamel pushes against Venezuelan government. Not enough compensation for a broken bass, and the end of moshpits? Soprano Agnes Giebel dies at the age of 95, and the …

1st October: Archbishop Welby snubs the Royal College of Organists, elusive Mozart manuscript is discovered and Radiohead guitarist’s new commission from the ACO.

Wednesday 1st October '14

TelegraphArchbishop Justin Welby snubs the Royal College of OrganistsJustin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has broken with tradition and declined an invitation to be a vice president of the Royal College of OrganistsMeet the finest …

22nd September: Boston overdue a proper opera house, Riccardo Muti leaves the Rome Opera and the relevance of classical music.

Monday 22nd September '14

Classical News Guardian Paul Morley: ‘Pop belongs to the last century. Classical music is more relevant to the future’For years, this rock critic viewed classical music as pompous art of the past. Now, tired of pop, he …

August 21st: Average composer fee is now ‘shockingly low’, £74 eBay piano led Tile Hill girl to music degree at Oxbridge and The Met’s labour crisis is over; the spiritual crisis still goes on

Thursday 21st August '14

Classical News Classic FMAverage composer fee is now 'shockingly low'A survey and report commissioned by Sound and Music has revealed that the average fee received by a composer for each commissioned composition is £1,392. Coventry Telegraph £74 eBay …

10th June: Lancashire Sinfonietta announce closure, Radio 3 announces celebration of Brahms and Chicago Symphony Orchestra introduces “Concert Cash”

Tuesday 10th June '14

Classical News Classical-Music.comLancashire Sinfonietta announces closureThe county’s only professional chamber orchestra to close after seventeen years.Classical-Music.comRadio 3 announces a week celebrating composer Johannes BrahmsConcerts and essays will shed new light on the Romantic great.Chicago Business JournalChicago …

9th December: Jonathan Reekie steps down from Aldeburgh Music, opera adaption of ‘How the Whale Became’ & Sir Harrison Birtwistle breaks records at British Composer Awards

Monday 9th December '13

GramophoneJonathan Reekie to step down as chief executive of Aldeburgh MusicJonathan Reekie, chief executive of Aldebugh Music for 16 years, has announced that he will be leaving to take up the post of director of …

18th December: Chicago’s Airport Pianist, Cancelled Christmas Concerts and Britten Goes Global

Tuesday 18th December '12

Classic FMJonny Greenwood rehearses with ACO in Sydney, quashes apocalypse rumoursRadiohead guitarist and composer Jonny Greenwood has posted online from his rehearsals with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, contrary to reports from Sao Paulo saying that …

Classical Music News – Montserrat Figueras, Australian Chamber Orchestra and iPads

Thursday 24th November '11

Alex Ross: The Rest is NoiseFor Montserrat FiguerasMontserrat Figueras, soprano and wife of violist Jordi Savall has passed away aged sixty nine.Daily TelegraphRichard Tognetti: the top dogs from Down UnderIvan Hewett talks to the director …