23rd December: New prize for young classical musicians, four Italian orchestras liquidated in two years, cancelled grace period at Teatro alla Scala

Tuesday 23rd December '14

Classical News The Guardian Alan Titchmarsh: the joy of Christmas carolsCarols such as Away in a Manger and God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen make Christmas - and we have John Rutter to thankThe IndependentChristmas 2014: 'Silent Night' …

5th September: Xian Zhang, high expectations for Calleja, and missing Tchaikovsky Symphony reappears

Thursday 5th September '13

The New York TimesChoosing emotion over virtuosityIn his recent solo recital, Soheil Nasseri went in search of virtuosic extremes in a selection of works that demonstrated the piano’s ability to reflect the whole gamut of human …

29th August: Hollywood’s John Williams exhibition, Google Doodle boosts Debussy sales, and a large-scale recording of Britten’s War Requiem

Thursday 29th August '13

Classic FM OnlineJohn Williams exhibition to open in HollywoodJohn Williams is to be the subject of a new exhibition at the Hollywood Museum in Los Angeles, beginning this weekendDebussy Google Doodle boosts music salesAfter Google …

28th August: Lang Lang and Einaudi at Classic BRITs, Nicola Benedetti takes advice from the Queen, and Ealing Autumn festival

Wednesday 28th August '13

Classic FM OnlineLang Lang and Einaudi to perform at Classic BRITs 2013Pianists Lang Lang and Ludovico Einaudi have both been confirmed to perform at this year's Classic BRITs award ceremony on October 2ndRobin Thicke's Blurred Lines …

27th August: BBC Two and Four present new arts season, Gramophone Classical Music Awards, and Nicola Benedetti

Tuesday 27th August '13

The TimesJoseph Calleja is tipped as the heir to Luciano PavarottiPlácido Domingo once called Joseph Calleja “the baby tenor” but as Calleja has grown on to the world’s greatest opera stages, another moniker has attached …

23rd August: Billy Budd at the Proms, Colorado Symphony name new music director, and the Top Ten summer classics

Friday 23rd August '13

Classic FM OnlineWelsh male voice choir cover Chic's 'Good Times'Chic's classic funk hit 'Good Times' has been given a choral reworking by the Brythoniaid Male Voice Choir as a teaser for a forthcoming music festivalAnna …

22nd August: Google marks Debussy’s anniversary, YouTube signs licensing deal with PRS, and Berlin Philharmonic releases 100-year-old recording

Thursday 22nd August '13

The GuardianClaude Debussy: Google orchestrates a doodled Clair de luneTo mark 151st anniversary of French composer's birth, an animation is set to Clair de lune, one of his best-known piecesMedia WeekYouTube signs UK licensing deal …

21st August: Brighton Philharmonic saved from closure, Gilmore Award winners announced, and is classical music good for the brain?

Wednesday 21st August '13

Classic FM OnlineClassical music doesn't improve brain function, study claimsThe Mozart effect could be completely non-existent, according to a new neuro-scientific study in AmericaKatherine Jenkins and José Carreras head to Abu DhabiWelsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins …

20th August: the First Lady of the Proms, Bard Music Festival, and Paraguay’s Recycled Orchestra

Tuesday 20th August '13

The GuardianDigital magazines: how popular are they?The latest magazine circulation figures from the PPA show promising digital results for the industry – but is it enough to offset the fall in print?In praise of... Janet …

16th August: McDonalds use classical music, London Philharmonic Orchestra give free performances, and an interview with Tine Thing Helsen

Friday 16th August '13

The GuardianTine Thing Helsen: blowing her own trumpetTine Thing Helsen is on a mission. She explains why all that matters in music making is an open mind and open earsClassic FM OnlineJoshua Bell will judge …

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