17th May: Dr Ronny Krippner Appointed Director of Music at Ripon Cathedral, Kulturstiftung Sachsen awards support packages to independent artists, An unusual Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

Monday 17th May '21

Dr Ronny Krippner Appointed Director of Music at Ripon CathedralRipon Cathedral has announced Dr Ronny Krippner as its new director of music from January 2022. Dr Krippner is currently organist and director of choral music …

Neues Album „Der verflixte Beethoven“ von Felix Reuter – Jetzt überall erhältlich!

Tuesday 16th March '21

Neues Album „Der verflixte Beethoven“ von Felix Reuter - Jetzt überall erhältlich!Der Komponist, Pianist und Musikkabarettist Felix Reuter findet auf seinem neuem Album einen überraschend frischen Zugang zu Beethovens Werk.Auf dem Album betrachtet Reuter …

20th November: RPS awards lockdown music initiatives for children, Beethoven letter discovered, UK Musicians income to plunge by 65%

Friday 20th November '20

RPS Awards recognise lockdown initiatives for children and young peopleThe winners of the 2020 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards were announced in last night’s digital broadcast, featuring a new award recognising musical initiatives during the pandemic. The …

21st October: BLM – Orchestra creates music, World premiere of Beethoven’s 10th symphony postponed, Tous à l’Opéra

Wednesday 21st October '20

Black Lives Matter: Orchestra creates music inspired by iconic momentChineke! Orchestra has created a body of work inspired by Patrick Hutchinson, who was hailed a hero after carrying a man to safety during clashes between …

12th October: Free theatre classes for Black women, Resurrecting a masterpiece at the Opéra de Saint-Étienne, Buchbinder receives Opus Klassik

Monday 12th October '20

Free classes for Black women theatre producersTheatre producee Jacquelyn Bell is running a series of free workshops aimed at Black women who want to become – or further their careers as – theatre producers. Bell, known …

WildKat welcomes Trio Sōra!

Friday 18th September '20

A charismatic ensemble!Regularly invited to perform in prestigious venues such as London's Wigmore Hall and Southbank Centre, Bonn’s Beethoven-Haus, Verbier Festival, Philharmonie de Paris, Auditorium du Louvre, Folle Journée de Nantes, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, the …

4th August: Pianist Leon Fleisher Dies; Bach Archive acquires unknown letter; The Dismantling of the Organ of Notre-Dame de Paris Begins

Tuesday 4th August '20

Pianist Leon Fleisher, who lost use of his right hand, has died aged 92The great American pianist, who was forced to play left-handed for years, has died.Fleisher died of cancer at a hospice in …

17th July: ‘It puts me off’, Beethoven anniversary despite Corona, Paris Opera subscriptions

Friday 17th July '20

'It puts me off': musicians on why white syllabuses deter black talentMore than 4,000 people have signed a petition calling on the exam board of the UK’s royal schools of music to include more black …

19th June: Historic piano recordings database goes online, Rapper, paid according to federal employee tariff, Klaus Mäkelä at the Orchestre de Paris

Friday 19th June '20

Historic piano recordings database goes onlineMichael Spring, owner of historic piano recordings label APR, has launched a free, comprehensive online database of 78 rpm piano recordings, comprising more than 12,000 entries dating from the 1890s …

18th June: UK creative industries projected to lose 400,000 jobs, Praemium Imperiale postponed, Classical music festivals held this summer, Spotify Is Killing Beethoven

Thursday 18th June '20

‘On the brink of devastation’: UK creative industries projected to lose 400,000 jobsThe UK’s creative sector is “on the brink of devastation”, according to a report from the Creative Industries Federation.Due to the impact …

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