22nd May: Santtu-Matias Rouvali named Philharmonia principal conductor, Marcus Farnsworth to lead vocal department at Chetham’s, and digitalisation of Wagner manuscripts

Wednesday 22nd May '19

Santtu-Matias Rouvali named for Philharmonia top job and extends Gothenburg role The Philharmonia Orchestra has named its Principal Guest Conductor, Santtu-Matias Rouvali, the 33-year-old Finnish Chief Conductor of the Gothenburg Symphony and Tampere Philharmonic orchestras, as …

9th June: Introducing Apple Music, new Sky Arts channel launches today and Verdi can lower blood pressure

Tuesday 9th June '15

Classical News In today's news Apple has introduced its new music service, promising that 'it will change the way you experience music forever'. Sky also launches its new Sky Arts channel today, starting this evening with …

30th September: Parents think classical music is ‘elitist’, Lindsey Stirling to join Andrea Bocelli UK tour and Atlanta Symphony president resigns.

Tuesday 30th September '14

TelegraphParents think classical music is 'elitist' and only listen to popThese days it is children who introduce classical music to their parents, says former Royal Harpist Catrin FinchDaniel Harding: conductor on a mission to revive …

27th March: Vanska returns, Roth new Music Director in Cologne, Lang Lang’s app competition

Thursday 27th March '14

The GuardianBBC promises 'strongest commitment to the arts in a generation'New season will see extra £3m spent on productions of Shakespeare and live broadcasts from Glyndebourne and Hay.BBC Music MagazineChetham’s School of Music announces plans …

21st February: Cardiff Singer Awards, Harlem Carmen Star and Star Wars Score

Thursday 21st February '13

Classic FMJohn Williams to score new Star Wars movies?John Williams has commented on the likelihood of him returning to write the film scores for the new Star Wars sequels.Benjamin Grosvenor nominated for arts breakthrough awardRepresenting the …

29th October: Soundtrack for The Shard, Iran Ensemble Abolished, and the Waltz: the New Dance Craze?

Monday 29th October '12

Gramophone2012 British Composer Awards shortlist revealedWinners to be announced at a ceremony in London on December 3London Symphony Orchestra record music for The ShardThe London Symphony Orchestra have recorded an exciting soundtrack to entertain visitors …

16th October: Villazón records Verdi, Violin Competitions, and Vexed Musicians Vote to Strike

Tuesday 16th October '12

GramophoneJoseph Joachim International Violin Competition awards two First PrizesAlexandra Conunova-Dumortier and Dami Kim each receive €50,000 and a Naxos CD recordingVillazón records Verdi arias for DGVerdi year begins – watch footage from the sessionClassic FMNeil …

29th Mar: Clapping, clubbing and funding cuts

Thursday 29th March '12

Evening StandardCultured ClubbingNew opera and contemporary classical music are becoming the sounds of choice for London’s clubbersGramophoneJoining HandsApplause is an essential part of the concert experienceGenesis Foundation Announces New £25,000 AwardRecognising mentors of young artistic …