16th June: the last ten minutes of Shostakovich & Daniil Trifonov cancels concerts

Friday 16th June '17

In today's news: the Convent Garden music director about Jonas Kaufmann and Otello, and Nishat Khan about Indian music. The last ten minutes of Shostakovich, and Daniil Trifonov cancels concerts. The Kissinger Sommer starts today, …

14th July: Jon Vickers, Glyndebourne marks Shakespeare’s death, Sollazzo Ensemble win YEMF

Tuesday 14th July '15

Classical News In today's news Jon Vickers dies, Glyndebourne Festival plans to mark Shakespeare's death and Sollazzo Ensemble win YEMF Young Artist Competition. The Guardian Mendelssohn's missing opera: the course of true love was never smooth He worshipped Shakespeare, and …

6th January: Tim Ashley’s opera guide: marital hell, US Department of Transportation finalises law for carrying instruments on board airlines, new European Capital of Culture: Pilsen

Tuesday 6th January '15

Classical News The Guardian Beethoven's heart and Wagner's bowels, and why they don't matter The trend to draw parallels between the specifics of a composer’s possible medical history and the particularities of his music should come - well, …

17th December: Dame Fanny Waterman retires from Leeds Piano competition, manuscript showing ‘birth’ of 1,000 years of choral music discovered and Classic FM’s Darren Henley appointed Arts Council England chief executive

Wednesday 17th December '14

Classical News GuardianDame Fanny Waterman retires from Leeds Piano competitionThe co-founder, chair and artistic director of the prestigious competition steps down from her position, aged 95.TelegraphManuscript showing 'birth' of 1,000 years of choral music discoveredThe earliest …

26th June: Plane blamed for damage to instruments and is YouTube killing classical performance?

Wednesday 26th June '13

The Guardian Rupert Murdoch's News International changes name to News UK UK newspaper operation, which includes the Times, Sunday Times and the Sun, rebrands in wake of phone-hacking scandal The National Is YouTube killing classical music performances?YouTube might be …

6th June: Fashion for the Orchestra, Funds for Young Musicians and Figures for Racial Diversity

Thursday 6th June '13

The Independent - BlogsRacial diversity in classical music: A daunting experience for non-white professionals working in the industry todayCurrently, just five per cent of classical music professionals working in the UK identify as black and …

10th April: Chocolate, Colin Currie and the Parliament Choir

Tuesday 10th April '12

The TimesDeath of David Kelly To Provide Inspiration For OperaWill Self has used the death of the British scientist and biological warfare expert Dr David Kelly as inspiration for an opera.How The Higginbottom Home Hatched …