26th January: Leeds Competition announces First Round shortlist, Ultraschall Berlin: a remarkable radio festival year, Programme of the Digital Mozart Week

Tuesday 26th January '21

Leeds Competition announces Virtual First Round shortlistThe Leeds International Piano Competition has selected 63 pianists from 28 countries to take part in this year’s Virtual First Round, which will be held in cities around the …

11th November: Youth orchestra’s Tchaikovsky triumph, Staatskapelle gives livestream concert, Can musicians rehearse and record during confinement?

Wednesday 11th November '20

Coronavirus: Youth orchestra's digital Tchaikovsky triumphThe coronavirus pandemic has silenced many orchestras around the world.But the 70 young musicians who make up the Ulster Youth Orchestra have found a way to make themselves heard.Under the …

14th October: Meet violinist Randall Goosby, Producers call on the Minister of Culture, Staatskapelle Berlin cancels European tour

Wednesday 14th October '20

Meet violinist Randall Goosby, the Itzhak Perlman protégé set to inspire a generationAs well as playing in some of the world’s most prestigious concert halls already, American violinist Randall Goosby is a passionate advocate for diversity in …

19th August: Huge surge in Millennials and Gen Zers streaming classical music, Classic@Home starts BEE250VEN Online Festival, Daniel Barenboim celebrates two anniversaries at the Salzburg Festival

Wednesday 19th August '20

Huge surge in Millennials and Gen Zers streaming classical musicClassical music is becoming more popular among young people, according to new joint research by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, streaming service Deezer, and British Phonographic Industry (BPI).Of …

21st February: UK cultural life shackled by post-Brexit artist visa policy, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival announces Star line-up, Artists threaten to withdraw their works from the Opéra de Lyon

Friday 21st February '20

UK cultural life ‘diminished and shackled’ by post-Brexit artist visa policyA leading composer has criticised the UK’s post-Brexit immigration laws, which will restrict the movement of EU artists to the UK, subjecting them to the …

11th September: BBC Radio 3 strengthens neo-classical, early and jazz coverage, BBC National Orchestra of Wales appoints new conductor, Dvořáks ›Rusalka‹ konzertant zum Saisonauftakt des DSO, Une mise en bouche des célébrations Beethoven à Berlin

Wednesday 11th September '19

BBC Radio 3 strengthens neo-classical, early and jazz coverageA strong focus on neo-classical, early and jazz music will be among the additions to BBC Radio 3’s programming this autumn. The autumn schedule will contain four …

Cadogan Hall presents twelfth Choral at Cadogan series, Stephanie Blythe wins 2019 Maria Callas award and The Staatsoper Berlin Open-Air Concert was experienced by 45,000 people

Monday 17th June '19

Cadogan Hall presents its twelfth Choral at Cadogan series Cadogan Hall’s twelfth Choral at Cadogan series will return with eight concerts from October 2019 to June 2020.Cadogan Hall presents its twelfth ‘Choral at Cadogan’ series which …

March 26th: Warner Music partners with algorithm, BASCA becomes The Ivors Academy, an interview with Matthias Schulz.

Tuesday 26th March '19

Warner Music becomes first record label to partner with an algorithm In the first deal of its kind, Warner Music has partnered with mood music app Endel to release 20 albums this year. Endel is a German …

7th February: Les Mis returns to the West End in concert, Barbara Hannigan wins Leónie Sonning prize, seven Berlin orchestras unite to celebrate diversity and tolerance

Thursday 7th February '19

Alfie Boe and Michael Ball to return to the West End in concert version of Les Misérables This summer, the West End stage will welcome a concert production of musical Les Misérables with a cast of musical theatre stars.Les Misérables is …

9th August: Stolen violin worth $250,000 sold to pawn shop for just $50 in Boston, What classical festivals can learn about climate friendliness from the pop world.

Thursday 9th August '18

In today's news: Stolen violin sold to pawn shop in Boston. Grammy Award-winning conductor jailed for abusing choirboy. First virtual reality prom announced. Bringing classical music festival to Barbados. What classical festivals can learn about climate …

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