30th November: Uncertainty over concertmaster’s resignation, Saxony music schools to open, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence 2021 plans unveil

Monday 30th November '20

Uncertainty ensues over concertmaster’s apparent resignationWhen Reiko Niiya, concertmaster of the Southwest Florida Symphony, sent an email with the subject line ‘My resignation’ to friends, two symphony board members and the symphony’s company email address …

18th November: First concertmaster of Vienna Symphony, La Scala supports Venice, winner of 2019 Long-Thibaud-Crespin Competition

Monday 18th November '19

Dalibor Karvay named first concertmaster of Vienna SymphonyThe Vienna Symphony has named the 34-year-old Slovak violinist Dalibor Karvay as its first concertmaster.Born in Vrútky, Slovakia, Karvay started playing the violin under the guidance of his …

WildKat PR welcomes Lizzie Ball

Monday 16th October '17

WildKat PR is excited to welcome Lizzie Ball to our roster. A truly gifted artist, Lizzie Ball is a classical trained violinist and vocalist. She is known for creating Classical Kicks, a series of shows …

July 17th: Radio 3 will be available for listeners as a lossless audio stream, and Kronberg Academy plans its own premises

Monday 17th July '17

In today's news: Radio 3 will be available for listeners as a lossless audio stream, D’Addario Orchestral announces launch of the new ‘Ascenté’ violin strings, and Kronberg Academy plans its own premises in Kronberg. Wayne Shorter composes …

30th November: Winner of Grawemeyer Award announced, Gjorgi Dimchevski & sell of Beethoven’s manuscript fail through

Wednesday 30th November '16

Classical News In today's classical news, Andrew Norman wins the Grawemeyer Award for Music, one of the most prestigious contemporary music prizes. Spanish National Orchestra (Orquesta Nacional de España) has appointed new concertmaster, violinist Gjorgi Dimchevski. An alleged Beethoven …

14th September: Olding stepping down from SSO, BPO’s new Director & Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2016

Wednesday 14th September '16

Classical News In today's classical news, Olding is stepping down as concertmaster of Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is appointing new Director of Orchestra and Hall Operations. Also, The Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2016 …

23th June: St John’s Smith Square’s Music Marathon, iWonder guide on tinnitus and Harry Rabinowitz dies aged 100

Thursday 23rd June '16

Classical News In our news today, St John’s Smith Square opens registration for Music Marathon, BBC launches iWonder guide on tinnitus and British composer and conductor Harry Rabinowitz has died aged 100. Also, the latest figures about …

21st March: Shostakovich Festival, Salzburg Easter Festival & LP sale at Sainsbury

Monday 21st March '16

Classical News In today's news, the Shostakovich Festival in June focuses on GDR composer Hanns Eisler & Salzburg Easter Festival 2017 presents "Valkyrie" in the stage design of 1967. Also, from today on supermarket chain Sainsbury …

29th January: Another stolen Stradivarius, Man dressed as Mozart for Super Bowl media, and string quartet pecking order revealed

Wednesday 29th January '14

BBC NewsHidden hierarchy in string quartets revealedScientists have come up with a way to reveal the pecking order within a string quartetMilwaukee Journal Sentinel'Priceless' Stradivarius violin stolen in armed robbery in MilwaukeeA 300-year-old Stradivarius violin …

21st January: Age ratings for music videos, Katherine Jenkins on music snobs and her new Decca deal, and a Theatre by Candlelight

Tuesday 21st January '14

The Telegraph Katherine Jenkins: why classical music snobs are wrong Singer Katherine Jenkins speaks of classical music snobs, the perils of the internet, and why she refuses to adopt a "sexier image" Claudio Abbado's death marks the end …