29th May: Darren Henley makes first speech as ACE chief, IdeasTap to continue its work and the premiere of the Octobass

Friday 29th May '15

Classical News In today's news, after the the reveal of Daniel Barenboim's new piano this week, the Guardian look at 10 of the best redesigned pianos. Darren Henley has made his first speech as chief executive …

30th January: Modest good news for music education, drama at the opera as another chief heads for the exit and new BBC Radio 3 Controller promises more airtime to female composers

Friday 30th January '15

Classical News GuardianModest good news for music education as government stick to their wordHubs funding is to increase, but Arts Council England chief Darren Henley has a fight on his hands if he is to safeguard …

8th January: John Cage photos, why everyone is wrong about minimalism, Labour’s arts tweet

Thursday 8th January '15

Classical News The GuardianJohn Cage Was ... photographs and introduction by James KlostyMy first contact with John Cage was in London in 1964. It was in the Phoenix Theatre on Charing Cross Road that I first …

19th December: Pierre Boulez awarded Lifetime Achievement GRAMMY Award, John Rutter’s Christmas playlist and where will Darren Henley and Peter Bazalgette take ACE?

Friday 19th December '14

Classical News GuardianJohn Rutter's Christmas playlistToday, conductor, choral composer and one of the UK’s most-loved musicians shares his festive playlist with us.TelegraphOpera Review of 2014: the start of opera becoming the domain of the elite?Despite some unforgettable singing …

17th December: Dame Fanny Waterman retires from Leeds Piano competition, manuscript showing ‘birth’ of 1,000 years of choral music discovered and Classic FM’s Darren Henley appointed Arts Council England chief executive

Wednesday 17th December '14

Classical News GuardianDame Fanny Waterman retires from Leeds Piano competitionThe co-founder, chair and artistic director of the prestigious competition steps down from her position, aged 95.TelegraphManuscript showing 'birth' of 1,000 years of choral music discoveredThe earliest …

4th September: Classical music embraces R&B, hip-hop and cyber concerts?

Tuesday 4th September '12

GramophoneThe Digital Concert Hall of the Berliner Philharmoniker forges a new relationship with SonyCyber concert-going enters a new era.The New York TimesPickup Orchestra of Stars, Made for TV.A pickup ensemble of musicians — including prominent …