26th August: Proms row: Johnson calls for end to ‘cringing embarrassment’ over UK history, Pianist Josef Bulva has died, What to remember about Jean Castex’s announcements this Wednesday morning

Wednesday 26th August '20

Proms row: Johnson calls for end to 'cringing embarrassment' over UK historyBoris Johnson has said the UK should stop “our cringing embarrassment about our history” and sing Rule, Britannia! at the Last Night of the Proms, …

14 August: Indoor music venues to reopen and The BR-Symphoniker look for a boss

Friday 14th August '20

Indoor music, theatre and performance venues will be able to reopen with socially distanced audiencesPrime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that live indoor performances will be able to resume in England from Saturday, as lockdown …

18th March: COVID-19 – avoiding theatres is “crippling blow” to performing industry, Stage publishers demand financial support, conservatories are organizing distance learning courses

Wednesday 18th March '20

Advice to avoid theatres is “crippling blow” to performing industry, says creative headWithout an outright ban, theatres cannot claim on their insurance. This is a devastating blow for UK performance venues, says creative head. Prime …

24th July: UK Music CEO urges Boris Johnson to avoid ‘cliff-edge’ Brexit, Warner Classics launches new website, The Palau de la Música…

Wednesday 24th July '19

UK Music CEO urges Boris Johnson to avoid 'cliff-edge' BrexitUK Music CEO Michael Dugher has delivered a warning on a “cliff-edge” Brexit, as Boris Johnson prepares to enter Downing Street as PM. In a keynote …

27th March: Karen Cargill remembers Maria Radner, value of cultural tourism to London supports case for concert hall and saving Gaza’s only grand piano

Friday 27th March '15

Classical News Guardian Maria Radner, my beloved friendFellow singer Karen Cargill remembers a colleague – lost in the Germanwings disaster – who became so much moreClassic FMAlison Balsom performs with the London Philharmonic OrchestraStar trumpeter Alison Balsom …

25th November: El Sistema: does reality match the rhetoric? Joo Yeon Sir wins £4,000 Karl Jenkins prize and Mayor Boris encourages advocacy for music education.

Tuesday 25th November '14

Classical News TelegraphEl Sistema: does reality match the rhetoric?A new in-depth study paints a negative picture of El Sistema, the Venezuelan programme of musical and social education, devised by José Antonio Abreu, that is now being …

25th July: Lesley Garrett, the London Mayor and Classical Club nights

Wednesday 25th July '12

Arts Journal – Slipped Disc British Conductor, 45, dies after long illnessGraham Jackson, a dedicated general music director in Krefeld and Mönchengladbach dies at the age of 45.Another Conductor drops out of the BBC Proms Conductor Thierry …

12th December – Tony Hall: “Am I worth it?”

Monday 12th December '11

The GuardianThe best classical music of 2011: Fiona Maddocks's choiceAmazing orchestras, opera premieres and Wagner in a Cornish church stay in the mind.Slipped DiscMayor Boris promises better musical futuresThe fund set up by London’s Mayor …