4th March: BBC Music’s Ten Pieces return with Hans Zimmer, Aurora Orchestra to stage Brussels concert on Brexit night, Bernard Haitink celebrates 90th birthday

Monday 4th March '19

BBC Music’s Ten Pieces announce new Trailblazers repertoire featuring Hans Zimmer The BBC’s award winning classical music education programme, Ten Pieces, opens the world of classical music to children aged 7-14 and encourages young people to …

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announce BBC Proms 2017 concert

Thursday 20th April '17

We are delighted to announce that the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will be performing at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 27th August as part of the 2017 BBC Proms programme.Led by Musical Director Louis Langrée, the …

21st October: Grosvenor receives NY Phil piano prize, RNCM partners with PKU & Bob Shennan

Friday 21st October '16

Classical News In today's news round-up, British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has been named as the recipient of the New York Philharmonic’s Ronnie and Lawrence Ackman Classical Piano Prize. Royal Northern College of Music announced a new professional partnership …

8th February: Errollyn Wallen exclusive, Renaud Capuçon & two choirs Ave Maria

Monday 8th February '16

Classical News In today’s news, Classical Music Magazine has an exclusive video insight on Errollyn Wallen, two choirs meet in a bar and belt out Ave Maria and Renaud Capuçon facing the music. Also, Nadia Sirota's …

5th October: Peter Gelb’s Met, Radio 3 redefined & singing Black Hole

Monday 5th October '15

In today's news, Peter Gelb facing controversy, Radio 3 is not only a classical music station, young Brit named as conductor of Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León and singing Black Hole discovered.The GuardianNot only …

3rd September: Yo-Yo Ma wins top Czech music prize, Clemens Trautmann joins Deutsche Grammophon, and BBC Music launch Ten Pieces Secondary film

Thursday 3rd September '15

Classical News In today's news Clemens Trautmann has been appointed as the new president of Deutsche Grammophon. BBC Music have launched the Ten Pieces Secondary film, with presenters including James May and Pixie Lott. Also, Yo-Yo …

15th April: How Bizet’s Carmen became a male prostitute, censoring Valentina Lisitsa shames the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and can Classical Music Be Cool?

Wednesday 15th April '15

Classical Music News Guardian How Bizet's Carmen became a male prostitute What can Bizet’s great opera – and the globetrotting singers who perform it – tell us about our own disconnected lives? Playwright Simon Stephens on how the …

9th October: Vienna Philharmonic receive Birgit Nilsson Prize, West Australia Opera cancels Carmen over smoking fears and Classic FM charity single for Global’s Make Some Noise

Thursday 9th October '14

BBC Music MagazineVienna Philharmonic receives the Birgit Nilsson PrizeLeading orchestra enjoys accolade for its Historic ArchiveGramophoneBBC Music is launched by an 'impossible' orchestra27 artists club together with the BBC Concert Orchestra to perform 'God Only …

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 …

8th October: Spotify’s UK revunues rose 42% in 2013, #LoveBBCMusic: the future of music on the BBC and Tugan Sokhiev resigns from Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin

Wednesday 8th October '14

GuardianSpotify's UK revenues rose 42% in 2013 as music service turned a profitStreaming firm’s UK income up to £131m as it turns 2012’s £11m loss into a £2.6m profit in 2013Jarvis Cocker’s slumber partyChronic insomniac …