19th – 23rd July: LSSO celebrate 70 Years, First woman on the Bayreuth podium, Health Pass essential in cultural venues
Friday 23rd July '21
London Schools Symphony Orchestra to celebrate 70th AnniversaryThe London Schools Symphony Orchestra (LSSO) will celebrate its 70th anniversary with a programme featuring trumpeter Pacho Flores, who will perform the world premiere of Eleanor Alberga's trumpet …Read
3rd May: Percussionist Fang Zhang wins BBC Young Musician, Bayreuth Festival takes high risk, La Monnaie in Brussels presents a daring programm for 2021-22
Monday 3rd May '21
Percussionist Fang Zhang wins BBC Young MusicianThe final of the BBC Young Musician competition was broadcast this Sunday, presented by BBC Young Musician regular Josie d’Arby, organist and conductor Anna Lapwood, and saxophonist Jess Gillam. …Read
21st December: Dame Fanny Waterman dies at 100, House ban for Wagner expert Stefan Mickisch, This summer at the Chorégies d’Orange
Monday 21st December '20
Dame Fanny Waterman dies at 100One of the piano world’s most revered figures, Dame Fanny Waterman, has died at the age of 100. In an extraordinary career, Dame Fanny became the piano tutor to millions …Read
22nd September: Bayreuth festival sees first female conductor, NY Met pays conductor Levine high compensation, survey reveals third consider leaving British music industry
Tuesday 22nd September '20
A woman will conduct the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra for the first timeUkrainian Oksana Lyniv will be at the lectern for a new production of the Ghost Ship in 2021.This summer, for the first time since …Read
16th September: Conductor invents ‘music-enhancing’ face mask for orchestral concerts, Bayreuth: Katharina Wagner “completely recovered”, The composer Paul Méfano has died
Wednesday 16th September '20
Conductor invents ‘music-enhancing’ face mask for orchestral concertsA new invention allows COVID conscious concert-goers to protect their nose and mouth, while bringing acoustical benefits to the ears.We’ve all cupped our hands behind an ear to …Read
21st August: ‘Funding crisis’ poses serious threat to A-level music and languages. First opera short film in Virtual Reality
Tuesday 21st August '18
In today's news: ‘Funding crisis’ poses serious threat to A-level music and languages. 'He is a true pioneer and visionary': Sony/ATV and Stellar Songs sign Octavian. An antique machine plays THREE violins at once and …Read
25th July: Barbican autumn season announced. Netrebko and Gergiev to star at Bayreuther Festspiele 2019.
Wednesday 25th July '18
In today's news: Netrebko and Gergiev to star at Bayreuther Festspiele 2019. Profile of the Salzburger Festspiele. Barbican autumn season announced. Josie Lawrence joins bill of Ten Pieces Prom for classical music education. Bayreuth for Dummies: …Read
24th July: Kingdom Choir signs Sony record deal. 43,290 Latvians sing and dance for their country.
Tuesday 24th July '18
In today's news: The Kingdom Choir: Royal Wedding choir sign Sony record deal. 43,290 Latvians sing and dance for their country. The Royal Albert Hall is inviting young people to produce their own show. British …Read
16th July: Details of 2019 Carl Nielsen International Competition announced. Festival of Brass underway in County Durham.
Monday 16th July '18
In today's news: Marin Alsop and Antonio Pappano interview: on the BBC Proms' celebration of 100 years of Leonard Bernstein. Details of 2019 Carl Nielsen International Competition announced. Festival of Brass underway in County Durham. …Read
6th July: RNCM awarded Erasmus+ grant for new conducting project. First premiere at Bayreuth Festival since 1882.
Friday 6th July '18
In today's news: First premiere at Bayreuth Festival since 1882. Herbert von Karajan wax figure to be revealed at Madame Taussauds at Vienna Prater. RNCM awarded Erasmus+ grant for new conducting project. Wigmore Hall to …Read