18th November: Hoffmann wins LSO conducting competition, Bicket extended contract with Santa Fe Opera & BBC ensembles celebrate their 70th season

Friday 18th November '16

Classical News In today's classical news, Niklas Hoffmann was announced the winner of the 14th Donatella Flick LSO conducting competition last night. Taxpayer's bill for English National Opera has risen to £155,000 per show, after the company …

7th May: National Youth Orchestra of Iraq launches Kickstarter campaign, lost Mendelssohn song re-discovered & ‘Living Symphonies’ premiere

Wednesday 7th May '14

Classic FM Online National Youth Orchestra of Iraq launches Kickstarter campaign Young Iraqi classical musicians have launched an online fundraising campaign to get the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq to the United States for a major tour …

11th December: Swiss Guard Band, Landfill Harmonic Heartbreak and Demonstrations Over Youth Orchestra

Tuesday 11th December '12

Gramophone The pianist and author Charles Rosen has died Born May 5, 1927; died December 9, 2012 Classic FM Handel's Messiah inspires amazing Christmas light show As the season of Messiah performances gets underway, a particularly unique version caught our …