1st May: 2019 International Opera Awards, opportunities for NYCGB alumni, and Chicago Symphony Orchestra ends strike

Wednesday 1st May '19

2019 International Opera Awards winners announced The winners of the 2019 International Opera Awards were announced on 29 April during a ceremony held at London’s Sadler’s Wells theatre. Considered opera’s answer to the Oscars, the awards celebrate …

24th August: Serebrennikow under house arrest, Classic FM celebrates its birthday

Thursday 24th August '17

In today's news: More worrying news about bass-baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s health, the trials of travelling musicians, and Classic FM’s birthday celebrations! The Berlin Philharmonic to start last season with Rattle, Serebrennikow under house arrest, and …

12th January: Conductor Chaslin went on strike at Israeli Opera, why Beethoven has got cardiologists’ hearts racing, philharmonic hall of Paris will open 14th of January

Monday 12th January '15

Classical News Guardian Ice and fire: the classical music scene in Iceland Iceland’s composers and musicians are busy breaking down the barriers between classical and popular genres. And now they have a spanking new concert hall to experiment …

9th September: Proms finale, Sir Simon Rattle for LSO, and Voigt withdraws from Wagner

Monday 9th September '13

The Arts Desk The Last Night of the Proms, Kennedy, DiDonato, BBCSO, Alsop The slickest Last Night in recent memory finds a woman finally in charge Wagner at the Proms remembered Five singers, three conductors and a director look …

11th Apr: Lesley Garrett, Schubert and Thomas Quasthoff

Wednesday 11th April '12

Independent From Under The Arches To Royal Opera House: Homeless Get Their Break A mother and daughter folk duo, a hip-hop collective and a poetry group from Aldershot are to perform at the Royal Opera House in …

14th Feb: Joyce DiDonato, Peter Hill, George London

Tuesday 14th February '12

NY Times Enduring Legacy of Encouragement Establishing a career in opera has never been easy, and young singers need whatever help they can get. The great bass-baritone George London knew all about that. The Telegraph Schubert is needed now more than …