Concert film starring actor Bill Murray and cellist Jan Vogler gets selected for the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival

Thursday 10th June '21

The feature-length concert film which was formed from an enchanting musical friendship between Murray and Vogler, ‘NEW WORLDS: THE CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION’ has been selected for the 74th iteration of the annual Cannes Film Festival, …

24th May: Royal Academy of Music Set to Decolonise Their Collection, Lyon Opera Occupants Announcers Move On

Monday 24th May '21

Royal Academy of Music Set to Decolonise CollectionThe UK’s oldest conservatoire is considering moving on some of its collection of rare instruments as part of a decolonisation review of its 22,000-piece collection.Officials at the …

8th September: ISM responds to government’s ‘Seat out to help out’ proposal, Junge Norddeutsche Philharmonie receives 30th Würth Music Prize, #MeToo at the opera: the aftermath of the Chloé Briot affair

Tuesday 8th September '20

ISM responds to government’s ‘Seat out to help out’ proposalThe ISM has responded to media reports that the government is planning to reopen theatres and live music venues without social distancing via the proposed ‘Seat out to …

8th January: Zimmer Scores Bond, Hope on HfM Desden Council, Beethoven, Radvanovsky and Capuçon among 2019 stars of Classical Music

Wednesday 8th January '20

Hans Zimmer steps in at last minute to score Bond film ‘No Time To Die’The legendary film composer is taking over from Dan Romer as a last-minute replacement – just three months before the Bond …

6th December: ASSO Barbican Debut, Mariss Jansons Farwell, Altinoglu Conducts Frankfurt Symphony Orchestra, San Fransisco Opera’s New Conductor

Friday 6th December '19

Armenian State Symphony Orchestra to make Barbican debut in JanuaryThe Armenian State Symphony Orchestra and artistic director Sergey Smbatyan will make their Barbican debut on 14 January 2020 with 2019/20 artist in residence Maxim Vengerov.Smbatyan, …

4th December: Aurora in The Big Give, Cecilia Bartoli at Monte Carlo, Delorme’s appointment uncertain

Wednesday 4th December '19

Aurora Orchestra joins The Big Give Christmas ChallengeThe Aurora Orchestra is taking part in online fundraising campaign The Big Give Christmas Challenge from today (Tuesday 3 December 2019) until Tuesday 10 December 2019 in order …

2nd December: Mariss Jansons Passes, Jean-Philippe Thiellay faces Challenge, LA Phil becomes Orchestra of Future?

Monday 2nd December '19

Trauer um Stardirigenten Mariss JansonsEr galt als einer der besten Dirigenten der Welt: In der vergangenen Nacht ist Mariss Jansons im Kreis seiner Familie in Sankt Petersburg gestorben. Das bestätigte die Frau des verstorbenen Dirigenten …

27th November: Hibla comes to Cadogan, Oper Düsseldorf water damage, Émilie Delorme’s new position

Wednesday 27th November '19

Hibla Gerzmava to give recital at Cadogan HallCelebrated Russian soprano Hibla Gerzmava returns to London next year to give a recital at Cadogan Hall with her long-time pianist partner Ekaterina GanelinaThe concert, taking place on …

25th November: Armenia hosts Composers’ Festival, Komische Oper’s Architectural competition bust, James Gray

Monday 25th November '19

Armenia hosts ‘Contemporary Classics’ Composers’ FestivalEarlier this month composers from around the world descended on Yerevan, Armenia for a new festival of contemporary music.From 1-9 November, composers including Penderecki, Alexey Shor, Georgs Pelecis, and Sir …

22nd November: Helsing takes post at BBC CO, Sanderling becomes Principle Conductor of Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven’s 10th

Friday 22nd November '19

Anna-Maria Helsing takes post at BBC Concert OrchestraThe BBC Concert Orchestra has named Finnish conductor Anna-Maria Helsing as its new Principal Guest Conductor.In taking a post with the orchestra – admired for its versatility …

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