7th December: Erich-Kästner-Preis, Bundeswettbewerb Gesang, ‘Inspirational Women Awards’

Friday 7th December '18

Intendant der Dresdner Sinfoniker erhält Erich-Kästner-Preis Der Mitbegründer und Intendant der Dresdner Sinfoniker, Markus Rindt, hat am  2. Dezember 2018 den Erich-Kästner-Preis des Dresdner Presseclubs erhalten. Damit ehre man das vielfältige Engagement des Musikers gegen Nationalismus, …

25th May: Amateur musicians to play the Proms, first NYC opera season since bankruptcy & new president for Universal Classics

Wednesday 25th May '16

In today's news, the BBC is calling for amateur musicians to perform at the Proms, the New York City Opera announces its first full season following its emergence from bankruptcy & Graham Parker announced to become the new …

26th April: Understudy on stage in sneakers, successful Record Store Day & YouTube debate continues

Tuesday 26th April '16

Classical News In our news today, Met Opera understudy Francesco Anile steps in and gives performance of a lifetime as lead tenor loses his voice, sales up 14% year-on-year for Record Store Day, New York Festival of …

23rd July: sleepwalking pianist, work begins on Mexican Arts complex, Kentucky Opera director killed

Thursday 23rd July '15

Classical News In today's news, sleepwalking girl plays piano, work begins on Mexican Arts Complex and the director of Kentucky Opera has been killed in a car crash. Classic FMAmazing footage shows a sleepwalking girl playing the piano (and …

30th July: Virtuoso Returned Violin, Diners Delighted With Opera and Ring Cycle Reviews

Tuesday 30th July '13

The TelegraphWhy young people still care about classical musicIvan Hewett is cheered to find that the young people attending the Institute of Ideas Academy had an appetite for the serious and the sublime.The Guardian Ring cycle …

What would Mozart say? BRAVO!

Tuesday 30th November '10

Over the weekend we came across the Daily Mail’s criticism of the English National Opera’s production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni. With the headline ‘What would Mozart say?’ the anonymous reporter does a good job of …