26th August: Proms row: Johnson calls for end to ‘cringing embarrassment’ over UK history, Pianist Josef Bulva has died, What to remember about Jean Castex’s announcements this Wednesday morning

Wednesday 26th August '20

Proms row: Johnson calls for end to 'cringing embarrassment' over UK historyBoris Johnson has said the UK should stop “our cringing embarrassment about our history” and sing Rule, Britannia! at the Last Night of the Proms, …

September 17th: Eric Lu wins Leeds Piano competition and the ARD competition comes to a close

Monday 17th September '18

Classical Music - News Round-Up US pianist Eric Lu wins top prize at Leeds competition The 19th Leeds piano competition was won on Saturday night by Eric Lu, a 20-year-old from Boston in the United States, whose sparkling and …

27th April: ISM reports discrimination figures, PRS Foundation honoured at awards, how Brexit might change touring

Friday 27th April '18

In today's news: ISM releases report detailing high levels of discrimination in the music industry, PRS Foundation honoured at annual Music Week awards in London, UMG recruits Spotify EVP, and how Brexit might change touring …

26th April: Echo-Award, New World Symphony and digital future, Festival Europäische Wochen Passau and more.

Thursday 26th April '18

In today's news: Town Hall Symphony announces 2018-19 season, Echo-Award for the best-selling music will be abolished, the New World Symphony Brings Classical Music Into The Digital Future, 2018 Art Music Fund recipients announced and …

19th April: BBC announces 2018 Proms season, NY Orchestras’ plan to increase diversity, Warner Classics signs deal with IDAGIO

Thursday 19th April '18

In today's news: BBC Proms 2018 season to celebrate music from 1918, singers from Royal Opera House travel to Dorset, NY Orchestras granted $1.8 million to battle lagging US orchestra diversity, Warner Classics signs deal …

13th April: St John’s impending closure, RPO honour victims of Gallipoli, and updates on James Levine’s lawsuit

Friday 13th April '18

In today's news: St John's cash reserves are running out, RPO honour victims of Gallipoli, Director of the Berlin Volksbühne gives up his post, James Levine attempts to restore his reputation while lawsuit carries on, "Europäische Wochen" …

10th April: Arts Council allocates money to classical music, Mark-Anthony Turnage quits opera, and Suadi Arabia and France strike arts deal

Tuesday 10th April '18

In today's news: Opera receives large sums from Arts Council, Mark-Anthony Turnage quits opera, streaming services considered going public, Sir Andrew Davis to step down from Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, winners of  "Deutscher Pianistenpreis" are announced …

7th October: Air Canada reverses policy on the transportation of violas, Financial Turmoil Hits Montpellier Orchestra And Opera, Michael Brown protesters disrupt St. Louis Symphony performance

Tuesday 7th October '14

The StradAir Canada reverses its policy on the transportation of violas as carry-on baggageThe company has issued a response to The Strad’s news story reporting on the discrepancy between its rules for violins and violasPizziccatoFinancial …

WildKat PR investigate the future of the classical music press

Monday 30th July '12

After last week’s sad and shocking closure of MUSO magazine, it seems the world of classical music is following the general trend of culture, news and entertainment – going online.We decided to go to the …