From poetry to pedal power: London Sinfonietta puts the climate crisis and our experiences of the pandemic centre stage with a series of imaginative events

Thursday 20th May '21

London Sinfonietta has announced a ground-breaking composition by Laura Bowler, whose new piece brings the climate emergency into focus, whilst Poet in the City reflects on things that unite and connect us in the age …

15th May: ROH admits one female conductor of 19 is ‘not acceptable ratio’, BBC Phil launches new app for concert-goers and Etienne Perruchon dies aged 61

Wednesday 15th May '19

One female conductor 'not acceptable ratio', admits Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House has acknowledged that it is not acceptable to have only one female conductor on its main stage in its next season and vowed it …

28th September: Women in Music Power List 2018, Musician’s touring visas and Met Opera commissions female composers

Friday 28th September '18

What happened in this week's #ClassicalNews? Top industry names honoured in BBC Woman's Hour power list Beyoncé has been named music's most powerful woman by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.The superstar came first in a list of …

20th January: ROH e-tickets, Get Playing initiative & award for Accentus Music

Wednesday 20th January '16

Classical News In today’s news, ROH introduces e-ticket service and the BBC launches search for amateur orchestra. Also, Accentus wins an International Classical Music Award for video performance and Saffron Hall announces first opera commissionClassical Music …

The Berkeley Ensemble’s New Cobbett Prize for Composition 2014 has a winner!

Thursday 11th December '14

The Berkeley Ensemble and the panel of judges for the New Cobbett Prize for Composition are delighted to announce Samuel Wesley Lewis's Sequenza as the winner of the 2014 award, while Barnaby Martin's Lazarus and …