January 25th: LFBM loses leadership, Classic FM at 25, Burns Night 2017

Wednesday 25th January '17

 In today's Classical News, the London Festival of Baroque Music is to lose its artistic director and festival manager, and an ABO report finds orchestras are playing more, but losing income on all fronts.  Classic …

25th January: diversity in British orchestras, BBC Young Musician finalists & merger plans for Thüringen orchestras

Monday 25th January '16

In today's news, BBC Young Musician category finalists are announced and Ed Vaizey tells orchestras to speed up recruitment of ethnic minorities. Artistic director of Berliner Festspiele Thomas Oberender makes future plans having extended his …

26th January: UK’s orchestras to get tax relief, WDR 3 Jazzfest, scandal at Palau de les Arts Valencia

Monday 26th January '15

Classical News Guardian UK's orchestras to get tax relief The measure, aimed to encourage performances across the UK, brings British orchestras in line with theatre and film industries Telegraph The tragedy of Europe's great forgotten female composer Vítězslava Kaprálová was on …

30th June: Judith Weir to be appointed first female master of Queen’s music, markedly different salaries between British and US orchestras and stage fright: classical music’s dark secret

Monday 30th June '14

Classical News The Guardian Judith Weir to be appointed first female master of Queen's music Buckingham Palace is set to appoint the first ever woman as master of the Queen's music. Judith Weir, a 60-year-old Scottish-born composer of …