3rd November: £150,000 awards announced for civic arts organisations, Fusion at the Centre national de la Musique, Michael Becker tested positive for covid-19

Tuesday 3rd November '20

£150,000 awards announced for civic arts organisations The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and King’s College London have launched £150,000 of awards for civic arts organisations. Offering one award of £100,000 and two of £25,000, the awards aim …

3rd March: Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Adam Fischer stays with Düsseldorfer Symphoniker and where are the female composers

Tuesday 3rd March '20

Guildhall School of Music and Drama closes over coronavirus case The prestigious music college in the City of London has been shut down “as a precautionary measure” after a teacher tested positive for COVID19. Guildhall School …

13th July: Mariss Janson extends contract with Bayerisches Rundfunk Orchester. ISM and Musicians’ Union announce code of practice to tackle discrimination.

Friday 13th July '18

In today's news: Mariss Janson to extend contract with Bayerisches Rundfunk Symphonieorchester to 2024. Record season for Düsseldorfer Tonhalle. ISM and Musicians' Union announce code of practice. Trouble in Tahiti: watch Bernstein's swinging one-act opera. Composer …

16th December: New York Times presents best classical music recordings, machine composes music like Bach & Jonas Kaufmann cancels opening performance at Elbphilharmonie

Friday 16th December '16

Classical News In today's classical news, The New York Times presents its best classical music recordings of 2016, DeepBach machine is capable of composing music in the style of Bach, and Israeli luthier Amnon Weinstein receives …