29th November: Dispute of Beethoven’s manuscript, the Vision String Quartet & Menahem Pressler

Tuesday 29th November '16

Classical News In today's classical news, Beethoven's manuscript is to be auctioned at Sotheby's, however the authenticity of the manuscript is being disputed between an academic based in University of Manchester and Sotheby's Director of books and …

2nd November: NYOS’s new Artistic Director, BBC 4’s new documentary & Ludovico Einaudi

Wednesday 2nd November '16

Classical News In today's classical news, National Youth Orchestras of Scotland has appointed Nicolas Žekulin as its Chief Executive and Artistic Director. BBC Four has announced the release of a documentary which will explore racial diversity and …

19th January: Giants of Architecture: Philharmonie de Paris and Elbphilharmonie, Sir Simon Rattle and Jonas Kaufmann, Panama as Jazz Capital

Monday 19th January '15

Classical News Guardian Vintage photograph marks conductor Sir Simon Rattle’s sixth decade National Portrait Gallery acquires photograph by Rory Coonan on plate camera and BBC shows month of special programming The Times Jonas Kaufmann: is this the tenor your mother …

1st August: Mary Poppins in Last Night of the Proms, New York’s Met Opera extends contract deadlines for unions and will rain force cover up of historic opera arena?

Friday 1st August '14

Classical News The TelegraphMary Poppins in Last Night of the Proms Last Night of the Proms is to feaure a Mary Poppins singalong to mark the 50th anniversary of the film's release. New York TimesIn Final Hours, Metropolitan …

27th August: BBC Two and Four present new arts season, Gramophone Classical Music Awards, and Nicola Benedetti

Tuesday 27th August '13

The TimesJoseph Calleja is tipped as the heir to Luciano PavarottiPlácido Domingo once called Joseph Calleja “the baby tenor” but as Calleja has grown on to the world’s greatest opera stages, another moniker has attached …

13th February: Twitter Transactions, Modern Music Documentary and Piano Festivities

Wednesday 13th February '13

The Telegraph The Sound and the Fury: A Century of Modern Music, BBC Four, review Nigel Farndale reviews BBC Four's excellent documentary The Sound and the Fury: a Century of Modern Music Opera singer's life 'destroyed' by childhood …

21st Mar: Schubert, South by Southwest and speech music

Wednesday 21st March '12

The GuardianPortrait Of The Artist: James MacMillan'My high point? Writing a piece for Celtic FC: my heart filled with pride'.Schubert: Ferocious, Tender, SublimeSchubert's short, prolific career changed history. As Radio 3 devotes a season to …