9th March: London Philharmonic Orchestra appoints Elena Dubinets as artistic director, Organisers cancel Handel Festival 2021 in Halle, Centenary of the American Conservatory of Fontainebleau

Friday 9th April '21

London Philharmonic Orchestra appoints Elena Dubinets as artistic directorThe London Philharmonic Orchestra has announced the appointment of Russian-born Elena Dubinets to the role of artistic director, starting in September 2021. Dubinets was previously vice president …

22nd May: Blackheath Conservatoire takes teaching online, Arte Concert launches the festival season online, Choral singing carries high health risk

Friday 22nd May '20

Blackheath Conservatoire takes teaching onlineSouth London’s Blackheath Conservatoire has taken its teaching online since lockdown began, offering interactive Zoom classes and on-demand YouTube box sets. Clare Cornwell, interim CEO at the Conservatoire, said: ‘We usually …

21st March: RNCM appoints Manus Carey as deputy principal, Guildhall singers to join Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, and study reveals that only 1% of works programmed by Spanish orchestras are written by women

Thursday 21st March '19

RNCM appoints deputy principal (performance & programmes) The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) has announced the appointment of Manus Carey to the new role of deputy principal (performance and programmes), commencing 1 May 2019.Carey joined …

9th August: Government stifling creativity, Increase in festival goers

Wednesday 9th August '17

In today's news: The government is stifling the creativity we desperately need, and Music Theatre Wales appoints consultant music director. Eight organs to be restored in Germany, Kimiko Ishizaka launches Kickstarter campaign and summer academy in …

18th August: Kitty Whately faces the music, pay-to-keep downloads, ‘The Violin Teacher’ film

Tuesday 18th August '15

Classical News In today's news, an interview with Kitty Whately, BBC will offer of pay-to-keep downloads and 'The Violin Teacher' film is to be screened worldwide. The Guardian Facing the music: Kitty Whately From the Swingles to Sondheim, Sir …

#ClassicalWomen: Ethel Smyth

Wednesday 4th March '15

In the run up to International Women’s Day this Sunday (8th March), WildKat PR are turning the spotlight onto influential and inspiring female figures in classical music, past and present.Today’s focus is on Dame Ethel …