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3rd October : Red Note Ensemble celebrates 10th anniversary, Placido Domingo quits LA Opera amid sex harassment claims, Adèle Charvet replaces a soloist in Haendel’s Messiah at the last minute

Thursday 3rd October '19

Red Note Ensemble celebrates 10th anniversary Scottish contemporary ensemble Red Note Ensemble celebrated its 10th anniversary this week with an event at Edinburgh’s Summerhall. The event saw artistic co-directors John Harris and Robert Irvine thank friends …

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6th September: Musicians’ Union calls for better deal for Edinburgh Tattoo musicians, Telemann-Preis an Flötistin Dorothee Oberlinger, Nomination : Louise Jeffreys à la direction du English National Opera

Friday 6th September '19

Musicians’ Union calls for better deal for Edinburgh Tattoo musicians   The Musicians’ Union (MU) is highlighting its concerns that the musicians engaged to perform in this year’s stage band at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (REMT) …

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Home office bans disabled musicians from travelling to Edinburgh, GSMD launches new Masters in Electronic Music and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians officially locked out

Tuesday 18th June '19

Home office bans disabled musicians from travelling to Edinburgh for cultural event Campaigners are appealing to the public to back their petition to overturn the decision. The decision to bar 19-year-old violinist Jyothi Kalaiselvi and 25-year-old keyboardist …

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28th March: Barbican Guildhall wins award for SEND programme, EIF launches 2019 programme, Leipzig Gewandhaus champion women composers

Thursday 28th March '19

Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning wins Creative Learning Awards SEND Achievement Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning has won the SEND Achievement (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) at the National Creative Learning Awards for its work with The Garden …

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14th March: Scottish Chamber Orchestra announces new season under Maxim Emelyanychev, Catrin Finch returns to the stage and Munich’s Hochschule calls for compositions

Thursday 14th March '19

SCO announces 2019/20 season with new principal conductor Maxim Emelyanychev The Scottish Chamber Orchestra has announced its season for 2019/20, the first with new principal conductor Maxim Emelyanychev (pictured). The season opens in September 2019 with conductor …

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24th August: a 100-year-old organ played in the trenches, new Edinburgh concert hall design revealed

Friday 24th August '18

In today's news: a 100-year-old organ which was played in the trenches of the First World War. Sir Antonio Pappano records Bernstein for centenary year. Why you should absolutely be studying music beyond GCSE, a …

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Classical News: 14th August: Performers of Edinburgh finale revealed, How a young generation of opera lovers uses social media

Tuesday 14th August '18

In today’s news: Ticketmaster shutters secondary ticketing sites Get Me In! and Seatwave. Nominate for the 2019 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence. Performers of Edinburgh finale revealed. New releases: James Horner - The Classics, Chouchane Siranossian …

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6th October: how to make classical music more approachable, Vienna Symphony under financial review, musicians fight homelessness

Friday 6th October '17

In today’s news: Clemency Burton-Hill on where to start your classical music experiences, musicians fight homelessness and Lawrence Ball explains his spiritual approach to music. Australian classical performances generated more than one billion dollars, while …

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28th August: Enzo Dara has died, Bayreuth festival ends

Monday 28th August '17

In today's news: Tibor Varga International Violin Competition's finalists announced, Canadian orchestra shuts after ‘fat-shaming’ singers, and Enzo Dara has died. Bayreuth festival ends today, Alexander Roslavets wins 3rd prize at Queen Sonja Competition, and …

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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announce full European tour schedule for summer 2017

Monday 15th May '17

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has announced further details of their August/September 2017 tour taking place on mainland Europe and the UK. The orchestra is embarking on an extensive summer programme, following on from a successful tour in Hong Kong and …

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