17th September: BBC NOW appoints Lisa Tregale as director, Cello concert at the end in Neubrandenburg, Concerts without mobile phones

Tuesday 17th September '19

BBC NOW appoints Lisa Tregale as director The BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales has announced the appointment of Lisa Tregale as its new director, taking up the role in the New Year. Tregale is …

12th April: Stradun Classic festival returns, John Gilhooly awarded Musicians’ Company Cobbett Medal, acoustician Tateo Nakajima contracted for new Munich concert hall

Friday 12th April '19

Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra’s Stradun Classic festival returns for 2019 Stradun Classic festival, taking place in Dubrovnik and organised by the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, returns this year from 1 – 11 October 2019.This year the festival will …

6th August: Simon Rattle steps in to conduct youth orchestra at Verbier, Gatti asks for forgiveness.

Monday 6th August '18

In Today's News: Sheku knocked off top spot by Lord of the Rings. Simon Rattle steps in to conduct youth orchestra at Verbier. Ensemble of child prodigies plat Elgar's Cello Concerto. Sir Bryn Terfel is …

11th July: RPS gives support for young musicians totalling £42,000. Orchestra of Valencia and Ramón Tebar to give free concert.

Wednesday 11th July '18

In today's news: An airline refused to let orchestra on board with instruments. RPS gives support for young musicians totalling £42,000. Original Elgar Manuscript on Antiques Roadshow. Premier trombonists to descend Iowa City. Symphonic flashmob …

3rd April: Tchaikovsky tops Classic FM’s Hall of Fame, a street performer is going to Berklee, and Spotify goes public

Tuesday 3rd April '18

In today's news: Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture tops Classic FM Hall of Fame, an untrained performer is accepted into Berklee College of Music, The Leeds piano competition will take place in Berlin, a viola player wins …

March 16th: James Levine sues Met Opera, Opera America awards 8 female composers and Baltimore Symphony to make first overseas tour in 13 years

Friday 16th March '18

In today's news: Alison Balsom addressed lack of music in schools, Met Opera welcomes new maestro, James Levine sues Met Opera, Elgar's 'Enigma' is yet to be solved, Opera America awards 8 female composers, Baltimore …

15th January: 2015 Opera Awards, Michael Kennedy Obituary, Philharmonie de Paris in Pictures

Thursday 15th January '15

Classical News The GuardianENO strongly represented on new International Opera awards shortlistThe only UK company on the shortlist for opera company of the year, elsewhere nominees include US mezzo Joyce DiDonato and designer Es DevlinMichael Kennedy …

4th March: Elgar’s ‘music therapy’ pieces released, footballer donates €600k to save accordion factory and Steven Price: a British hero of the Oscars

Tuesday 4th March '14

TelegraphSteven Price, a British hero of the Oscars Nottingham-born composer and musician Steven Price wins the Oscar for original score for his work on Gravity for director Alfonso Cuarón BBC NewsElgar's little-known 'music therapy' pieces from asylum …

28th June: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies diagnosed with Leukaemia and HMV set to return to original site opened by Elgar

Friday 28th June '13

Classic FMGerman musicians beg Angela Merkel to allow instruments through customsDaniel Barenboim, Andras Schiff, Viktoria Mullova and 27 other German performers are protesting against expensive customs regulations.GramophoneRSNO appoints new assistant conductorJean-Claude Picard is chosen over …

Raymond Yiu’s New Piece to Premiere at the Barbican and on Radio 3

Thursday 10th January '13

Raymond Yiu's most recent commission, The London Citizen Exceedingly Injured, will receive its world premiere at the Barbican on Friday 18th January. The piece will be performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, alongside works by Elgar …

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