11th May: The Open University hosts Panel Discussion of Women leading in Music, Virtual orchestra breaks world record, The return of the public to the Lyon Auditorium

Tuesday 11th May '21

Women leading Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Music Education and the Music IndustriesThe Open University will host the Panel Discussion of Women leading Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Music Education and the Music Industries on …

11th February: Hal Leonard Europe appoints advisory group for equality, German Music Council calls on Labor Minister for exemption, Music students caught between hopes and disillusions

Thursday 11th February '21

Hal Leonard Europe appoints advisory group for equality, diversity and inclusionMusic publisher Hal Leonard Europe (HLE) has announced the appointment of an external advisory group to work on initiatives around equality, diversity and inclusion.Scheduled to …

8th December: Hallé launches online set works concert for students, Director of the Berlin Philharmonic remains in office, 30th anniversary of the CNSMDP at La Villette

Tuesday 8th December '20

Hallé launches online set works concert for GCSE and A-level studentsThe Hallé has announced that from 10am on 22 January 2021, its online dedicated set works concert from The Bridgewater Hall will be available to …

12th October: Free theatre classes for Black women, Resurrecting a masterpiece at the Opéra de Saint-Étienne, Buchbinder receives Opus Klassik

Monday 12th October '20

Free classes for Black women theatre producersTheatre producee Jacquelyn Bell is running a series of free workshops aimed at Black women who want to become – or further their careers as – theatre producers. Bell, known …

21st March: RNCM appoints Manus Carey as deputy principal, Guildhall singers to join Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, and study reveals that only 1% of works programmed by Spanish orchestras are written by women

Thursday 21st March '19

RNCM appoints deputy principal (performance & programmes) The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) has announced the appointment of Manus Carey to the new role of deputy principal (performance and programmes), commencing 1 May 2019.Carey joined …

29th January: Dalia Stasevska is BBC Symphony’s first femal conductor, Charlie Siem’s top 5 practice tips, That’s how it started with the hipsters.

Tuesday 29th January '19

Dalia Stasevska to become the BBC Symphony's first woman conductorDalia Stasevska has become the first woman to be given a conducting position with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. The 33-year-old, who has only been conducting for four …

23rd January: Blind opera competition and Stradfest announced, acoustic dispute at Jonas Kaufmann concert

Wednesday 23rd January '19

Opera competition brings in blind auditions to tackle unconscious bias By Voice Alone is a new competition backed by the Royal Opera House and English National Opera, which seeks to eliminate unconscious bias in opera casting.Founded by mezzo-soprano Melanie Lodge, By Voice Alone aims …

15th June: Marvel names Pinar Toprak their first female composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber on musical education, Robert Levin is honoured with Bach-Medal

Friday 15th June '18

In today’s news: Pinar Toprak is the first woman to write the score for a Marvel movie. Andrew Lloyd Webber is passionate about musical education,  The Vienna Opera is criticised by the state for its …

WildKat PR Celebrates International Women’s Day. Will you #BeBoldForChange?

Wednesday 8th March '17

Today, March 8, marks International Women's Day, a globally-recognised chance to celebrate and recognise the challenges and opportunities facing women across the world.Along with our design partners Sane & Able, we have produced an infographic with stats …

15th November: Cristian Măcelaru, Aldeburgh Music announces rebrand & recipients of Leonard Ingrams Foundation awards

Tuesday 15th November '16

Classical News In today's classical news, conductor Cristian Măcelaru talks about music and equality, and how it changes us. Aldeburgh Music announces rebrand, changing its name to Snape Maltings. Saimir Pirgu was presented with the Verona Lirica Award …

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