6th July: Arts venues welcome £1.57bn government support, Winners of the sixth Mahler Competition announced, Ennio Morricone died at the age of 91

Monday 6th July '20

Coronavirus: Arts venues welcome £1.57bn government support The government has unveiled a £1.57bn support package to help protect the futures of UK theatres, galleries, museums and other cultural venues. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden told BBC Breakfast new …

8th November: The Christmas carol fighting homelessness, Deutsche Filmmusikpreise will be awarded in Halle, French culture plays and will play an even more important role in international ties

Friday 8th November '19

The Christmas Carol fighting Homelessness Choirs around the UK are raising funds for homeless charity Crisis through performances of a Christmas carol, Ring the Bells. The initiator of the project, the London Philharmonic Choir (LPC), has been …

Children from across the world unite to create new opera, Orchestras Live announce new regional producer and a new Melbourne festival celebrates women composers

Thursday 28th February '19

1,600 Buckinghamshire school children to perform at the Royal Albert Hall Dare to Dream brings together children from Syria, Uganda, Bangladesh and Buckinghamshire to create a newly commissioned children’s opera, to be premiered at the Royal Albert …

28th January: Youth are turning to classical music, English National Opera reveals diversity drive, grammy-award winning composer Michel Legrand dies

Monday 28th January '19

Young people are turning to classical music to escape ‘noise of modern life’ To many, the decision announced last week to launch Scala Radio, a major new station founded on the belief that classical music can appeal …

France Musique launches English-language site!

Tuesday 5th June '18

France Musique has established itself as the premier Francophone media outlet dedicated primarily to classical music, offering seven online radio stations, a phone app, and, since December 2017, a catalogue of more than 1,600 audio …

Welcoming award-winning composer Neil Myers

Thursday 26th May '16

WildKat PR are excited to announce our new client - Neil Myers. Neil started playing guitar at a very young age but began to compose when he returned from a gap year in Canada at the age …

12th October: Christoph von Dohnányi reflection, Liverpool Philharmonic open doors & John Williams receives award

Monday 12th October '15

Classical News In today's news, Christoph von Dohnányi is reflecting his remarkable career, Liverpool Philharmonic opens the doors and John Williams is to receive the Lifetime achievement award. Also, Conductor Riccardo Chailly puts life on hold …

17th December: Dame Fanny Waterman retires from Leeds Piano competition, manuscript showing ‘birth’ of 1,000 years of choral music discovered and Classic FM’s Darren Henley appointed Arts Council England chief executive

Wednesday 17th December '14

Classical News Guardian Dame Fanny Waterman retires from Leeds Piano competition The co-founder, chair and artistic director of the prestigious competition steps down from her position, aged 95. Telegraph Manuscript showing 'birth' of 1,000 years of choral music discovered The earliest …

9th April: The Scottish Symphony Orchestra give India a taste of western classical music, Ivan Hewett demonstrates the humour in classical music, and Alisa Weilerstein wins Recording of the Year

Wednesday 9th April '14

Guardian India gets a taste of western classical from Scottish Symphony Orchestra The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra has been touring Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai in a bid to inspire Indian children to explore western classical music. The Telegraph Sivan …

6th January: Radio 3 defends playing film scores and the NCO argues young musicians should be given resources to develop in the same was as Olympic athletes

Monday 6th January '14

Telegraph Radio 3 boss defends playing of film scores and TV themes The controller of BBC Radio 3 defends the station from accusations of "dumbing down" and says it will continue to play theme tunes from television …

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