10th January: Women conductors & composers absent from Bachtrack stats, Nemanja Radulovic signs to DG & Andrew Lloyd Webber to fund art apprenticeships

Friday 10th January '14

Classical Music MagazineBachtrack stats 2013: women conductors and composers notable by absenceListings website Bachtrack.com has, for the fourth time, published an analysis of its data from the last year’s classical performances.  It shows a surge of popularity Britten …

25th November: Britten commemoration spreads worldwide, tweet seats & opera from nine perspectives

Monday 25th November '13

Guardian Singing for Britten: commemoration of composer Benjamin spreads worldwide A commemoration of the British composer Benjamin Britten, which was initially confined to his home county of Suffolk, spread to 13 countries across the world. About 100,000 singers from …

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 …

20th May: Roch Modrzejewski, Neeme Järvi and Andris Nelsons

Monday 20th May '13

The TelegraphRoch Modrzejewski: Opera's guitar heroWith his virtuosic new recording of opera tunes, Poland's Roch Modrzejewski has revived a much-neglected corner of the guitar repertoire, says John Allison. Financial TimesInterview, Neeme Järvi, conductorThe music director known …