BBC announces new training scheme for presenting, production and recording, New artistic director of Andermatt Music announced, Conductor Glass Marcano appointed in Tours

Tuesday 8th June '21

BBC announces new training scheme for presenting, production and recordingThe BBC has launched Open Music, a new training scheme for creatives and musicians to help enhance the BBC Concert Orchestra and BBC Proms’s offerings. Participants …

19th March: BBC Concert Orchestra relocating to a new location, Bavaria stops opening steps for culture, Book and record shops may remain open during lockdown

Friday 19th March '21

BBC Concert Orchestra relocating to a new location outside the M25BBC Radio 3 will increase its broadcast hours produced in Salford to over 50%, with a new home for the BBC Concert Orchestra – likely …

22nd November: Helsing takes post at BBC CO, Sanderling becomes Principle Conductor of Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven’s 10th

Friday 22nd November '19

Anna-Maria Helsing takes post at BBC Concert OrchestraThe BBC Concert Orchestra has named Finnish conductor Anna-Maria Helsing as its new Principal Guest Conductor.In taking a post with the orchestra – admired for its versatility …

WildKat PR welcomes Stuart Hancock

Wednesday 11th September '19

WildKat PR welcomes Stuart HancockStuart Hancock is an award-winning composer and orchestrator of film, television, commercial, theatre and concert music. Working out of his studio in London, Stuart has written music for 'We’re Going on …

7th May: Jess Gillam tops classical charts, Janet Fulton wins Solomon Prize, Lower Saxony orchestras and theatres missing funds

Tuesday 7th May '19

Jess Gillam becomes youngest saxophonist ever to hit the classical charts top spot On Friday 3 May, Jess Gillam’s critically-acclaimed album RISE reached the top of the Official UK Classical Chart making her the youngest saxophonist …

3rd April: Tchaikovsky tops Classic FM’s Hall of Fame, a street performer is going to Berklee, and Spotify goes public

Tuesday 3rd April '18

In today's news: Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture tops Classic FM Hall of Fame, an untrained performer is accepted into Berklee College of Music, The Leeds piano competition will take place in Berlin, a viola player wins …

28th November: Southampton diversity project, Bent Sørensen wins the Grawemeyer Award, earplugs for orchestral musicians.

Tuesday 28th November '17

In today's news: Southampton project brings diversity to classical music, composer Bent Sørensen wins the 2018 Grawemeyer Award, EBU celebrates its 50th birthday. Also, the importance of earplugs for orchestral musicians, the extension of Luxembourg Music Publishers catalogue and Opera Stuttgart moves …

27th January: Southbank Centre 17/18 Season, ABO 17, Sound and Music

Friday 27th January '17

In today's Classical News, the Southbank Centre launches its 17/18 season, Dobrinka Tabakova is appointed composer-in-residence at BBC Concert Orchestra, and Sound and Music announces its new Portfolio and Embedded composers. The Guardian Barenboim, Bernstein and the …

5th December: Orchestras in line for a tax break, BBC Concert Orchestra announced as associate orchestra of Southbank and how do you stop coughing during a classical concert?

Friday 5th December '14

Classical News TelegraphOrchestras and children's TV producers in line for tax break from Autumn StatementGeorge Osborne gives unexpected cash boost to firms behind children's TV shows and opens consultation on orchestra tax reliefClassic FMKyung Wha Chung …

Launch of BBC Music with “The Impossible Orchestra”

Wednesday 8th October '14

At 8pm last night BBC viewers and listeners everywhere were in for a treat...In their first ever pan-channel broadcast the BBC launched BBC Music, an ambitious wave of new programmes, innovative partnerships and ground-breaking music initiatives …

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