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Nov 14 – Nov 19: Kathleen Ferrier Awards Winners Announced, Ariane Matiakh to become music director of Württemberg Philharmonic, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden Aims to Become ‘Festival Laboratory’, Boston Symphony Orchestra Musicians To Donate To Springfield Symphony Orchestra

Friday 19th November '21

Winners Announced For The Kathleen Ferrier Awards 2021The awards, hosted by BBC Radio 3 presenter, Martin Handley, saw first prize given to Hugh Cutting, with the second prize awarded to Laura Peresivana.This year’s first prize …

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19th May: Brexit and music sector, cultural industry, contamination in orchestras and Tanglewood cancels summer season

Tuesday 19th May '20

Music sector cannot cope with effects of Covid-19 and a hard Brexit, says ISM reportThe Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has launched its fifth report into the impact of Brexit on the music sector. The …

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11th February: 2019 Classical Grammy winners, Bruno Michel joins Classical Opera and the Mozartists, Cologne’s Tonger to close doors

Monday 11th February '19

Grammys classical winners: 'Steve Jobs,' Boston Symphony, Laurie Anderson with Kronos Quartet The new Mason Bates opera “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs” and the Laurie Anderson-Kronos Quartet collaboration “Landfall” were among the classical music winners at …

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February 8th: Tanglewood announces inaugural Learning Institute season, winners of New Elizabethan Award, and German music sales are highest in the EU

Friday 8th February '19

Fleming, Nelsons and Yo-Yo Ma in opening Tanglewood Learning Institute season Tanglewood has announced the inaugural season for the Tanglewood Learning Institute (TLI). The new centre cost around USD30m (€26.5m), and includes the Linde Center for …

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28th September: Women in Music Power List 2018, Musician’s touring visas and Met Opera commissions female composers

Friday 28th September '18

What happened in this week's #ClassicalNews? Top industry names honoured in BBC Woman's Hour power list Beyoncé has been named music's most powerful woman by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.The superstar came first in a list of …

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5th July: Flautist sues top US orchestra. Candidates announced for 2018 ARD International Viola Competition

Thursday 5th July '18

In today's news: Flautist sues top US orchestra. Classical Opera and The Mozartists announce 2018-19 season. Ghana orchestra reinterprets classical music for Africa. Principal guest conductor of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, didn't get a …

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6th March: CMF opens Artist Programme for 2018, events to mark IWD2018, blind musicians to pilot e-reader

Tuesday 6th March '18

In today's news: blind musicians to pilot braille machine e-reader at RNIB, CMF opens Artist Programme applications, the best London events to mark International Women's Day, a look back at the life of enigmatic soprano …

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11th April: Music Tips for Easter & Florence’s New Classical Music Festival

Tuesday 11th April '17

In today's news: The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s classical music event is tomorrow, and Dean Aaron Dworkin named as the new leadership from the Michigan School of Music. Schauspielhaus Cologne's Head Dramaturg Thomas Laue to …

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3rd March:Boston Symphony plans visit to Germany & New School adopts historical venue into campus

Friday 3rd March '17

In today's news, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) receives a generous grant of $600,000 from the Dresner Foundation, and Spotify has surpassed 50 million subscribers, extending its lead over rivals Apple Music, SoundCloud and Google as …

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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 …

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