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 …

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 …

17th February: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment refusal to tour by plane, Bonn Opera crumbles, Classical music victories: millennials in the spotlight

Monday 17th February '20

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment fights climate crisis with refusal to tour by planeThe Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) have announced that they will travel by train, rather than plane, for their …

13th December: BPI Reacts to Election, Beethovenhalle delayed, Verdi 2019 breaks records

Friday 13th December '19

BPI Reacts to Election ResultFollowing a landslide victory for the Conservatives, the BPI’s chief executive Geoff Taylor urges the government to deliver a trade deal with the EU that ‘boosts’ UK music exports.Boris Johnson’s Conservative …

6th September: Prince Charles supports children’s access to the arts and Paul Nègre raises concerns on EU copyright laws

Thursday 6th September '18

Stars join Prince Charles to demand all children get access to the arts Leading actors, comedians and composers have joined Prince Charles in his campaign to help every child have access to the arts.Benedict Cumberbatch, Sir …

20th June: Bonn’s Beethovenhalle restoration costs spiralling. University of Glasgow Chapel Choir honour former director. Crisis at English National Opera.

Wednesday 20th June '18

In today's news: Restoration of Beethoven Concert Hall in Bonn to be more expensive than anticipated. Take a look at how Europe's opera houses have won over under-30 audiences. Musical director and composer Samuel Adler …

28th February: BCMG launches call for scores, Private equity group buys NME publisher Time, La Scala to host Rossini exhibition

Wednesday 28th February '18

In today's news: BCMG launches call for scores, David Garrett cancels March concerts, Epiris buys Time Inc., Flanders and Gangwon to potentially host the World Choir Games 2020, Holly Harrison and Paul Stanhope to provide new …

12th December: Sexual harassment and inequalities in music industry, Irish National Opera announces first appointments, Wiener Konzerthaus attracts more visitors in 2017.

Tuesday 12th December '17

In today's news: Australian women sign an open letter against sexual harassment in music industry, a third of people believe there is sexism in the music industry, survey says; New York Philharmonic releases its 19th-century archival material. Also, …

15th November: music therapy and education, 5 extraordinary music start-up and new cultural reforms in France.

Wednesday 15th November '17

In today's news: Music helps children through tough times, Jessica Dandy wins Bach Singers Prize, Refugee ensemble gets standing ovations and 5 music start-up to watch. Also German city Bonn honours Beethoven and  Christoph Eschenbach is the new …

13th July: Tribute to black lives, Edward Gardner on Brexit & JACK quartet loses founding members

Wednesday 13th July '16

Classical Music In our news today, one year after the death of Sandra Bland, a classical music concert pays tribute to black lives, Edward Gardner of ENO speaks about Brexit and a member of the award-winning …

More posts