March 16th: James Levine sues Met Opera, Opera America awards 8 female composers and Baltimore Symphony to make first overseas tour in 13 years

Friday 16th March '18

In today's news: Alison Balsom addressed lack of music in schools, Met Opera welcomes new maestro, James Levine sues Met Opera, Elgar's 'Enigma' is yet to be solved, Opera America awards 8 female composers, Baltimore …

12th October: Light’s retirement, results of 2016 Santa Cecilia & Pendle Young Musicians’ Bursary 2016

Wednesday 12th October '16

Classical News In today's classical news, violinist Herbert Light has retired from Philadelphia Orchestra, after 56 years with the ensemble. Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome and Associazione Nazionale Liuteria Artistica Italiana announced the results of the 2016 Santa …

14th July: Lorin Maazel dies aged 84, Nicola Benedetti becomes the first British solo violinist to reach top 20 of the UK albums chart in two decades and Katie Derham explains why the BBC Proms are open to all

Monday 14th July '14

Classical News The Telegraph Lorin Maazel, conductor, dies aged 84 Lorin Maazel, a conductor who later directed the New York Philharmonic, the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Munich Philharmonic, has died. The Telegraph Nicola Benedetti: first British solo violinist to reach …

Mariss Jansons announces resignation, Dennis Russell Davies discusses minimalism, and Dvořák gets twerked

Wednesday 23rd April '14

The GuardianMariss Jansons announces Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra departureThe conductor's 10-year reign as chief of the world-renowned Amsterdam orchestra will end after 2014-15 seasonThe TelegraphDennis Russell Davies: why minimalism is bigBasel Symphony Orchestra's chief conductor, Dennis …

21st March: New tax relief scheme for arts organisations, BBCSSO announces 2014/15 season & La Scala’s new boss combats catcalling

Friday 21st March '14

Classical Music MagazineIndustry welcomes tax relief on production costsArts Council England has welcomed a new scheme for arts and cultural organisations to claim specific tax relief on production costs, announced in Chancellor George Osborne’s budget …