3rd March: Yuval Waldman dies aged 74, Appeal of the German Stage Association, Adrien La Marca recounts his 21 days in quarantine

Wednesday 3rd March '21

Violinist and conductor Yuval Waldman dies aged 74 Russian–Israeli violinist and conductor Yuval Waldman died on 1 February at the age of 74. An enterprising musician, tutor and co-founder of numerous festivals, he was noted for …

12th February: Chick Corea dies at 79, Wolf Prize for composer Olga Neuwirth, Coronavirus: Roselyne Bachelot opposed to the vaccination passport to enter cultural venues

Friday 12th February '21

Chick Corea, Grammy-winning jazz musician, dies at 79 The jazz pioneer Chick Corea has died at the age of 79. According to a post on his Facebook page, the musician died from “a rare form of cancer which was only …

7th March: Opera composer Robert Ashley has died, community saves orchestra, and music sales in Germany rise

Friday 7th March '14

Twinsburg Bulletin Orchestra may face uphill battle attracting youth Parker Perry on the difficulties of attracting young people to classical music performances San Fransisco CBS Local Community Rallies To Save Peninsula Symphony After Embezzlement San Mateo – The Peninsula Symphony is …

24th February: Closing ceremony classical at Sochi, classical music explodes, and Maria von Trapp

Monday 24th February '14

New York Daily News Classical music explodes, both in sales and in expanding boundaries As crossover classical-pop performers like Andrea Bocelli and Lindsey Stirling sell tons of records, established pop, rock and roots musicians like Rufus Wainwright, …

2nd January: UK entertainment spending rises, Vivienne Westwood designs for Vienna State Ballet, and New Years Honours List is announced

Thursday 2nd January '14

The Guardian UK entertainment spending rises with surge in film and music streaming Value of film and TV downloads, streams and subscriptions rises to £621m, and number of tracks streamed doubles to 7.4bn The Telegraph Valencia sues opera house …

22nd August: Google marks Debussy’s anniversary, YouTube signs licensing deal with PRS, and Berlin Philharmonic releases 100-year-old recording

Thursday 22nd August '13

The Guardian Claude Debussy: Google orchestrates a doodled Clair de lune To mark 151st anniversary of French composer's birth, an animation is set to Clair de lune, one of his best-known pieces Media Week YouTube signs UK licensing deal …