4th July: Music students score better in certain academic disciplines, Best alternative ways to experience classical music, Barbara Frey becomes new director

Thursday 4th July '19

Music students score better in certain academic disciplines than non-musical peersAn American study, involving more than 112,000 student records, shows that music education improves performance in maths, science and English. The study, published by the American …

22nd February: British Culture Secretary and Arts Minister split on EU vote & Prokofiev’s grandson puts a new spin on classical music

Monday 22nd February '16

Classical News In today's news, British Culture Secretary and Arts Minister split on EU vote and Prokofiev's grandson puts a new spin on classical music. Also, Teodor Currentzis awarded Kairos Prize and Sir Peter Maxwell Davies …

24th June: Horner turned down Lord of the Rings, how Petrenko landed his job, Gabriel Prokofiev on BBC’s ten pieces

Wednesday 24th June '15

Classical News In today's news, The Times elucidates how Petrenko landed his new post, Prokofiev discusses BBC's Ten Pieces and Scotland's national orchestra announces a new chief executive. Also, composer Mikis Theodorakis looks back on his …

The Berkeley Ensemble’s New Cobbett Prize for Composition 2014 has a winner!

Thursday 11th December '14

The Berkeley Ensemble and the panel of judges for the New Cobbett Prize for Composition are delighted to announce Samuel Wesley Lewis's Sequenza as the winner of the 2014 award, while Barnaby Martin's Lazarus and …

Win the chance to wear Google Glass at Daniel Hope’s Bristol Prom on 31st July

Tuesday 29th July '14

Internationally acclaimed virtuoso violinist and WildKat artist Daniel Hope is to perform at the BBC Proms in the Royal Albert Hall this evening, premiering a new violin concerto by Gabriel Prokofiev (grandson of Sergei) about the First …

29th July: Max Hole confirms third Bristol Proms for 2015, Gabriel Prokofiev launches new violin concerto at Proms and Oxford students release acapella version of Shakira’s Hips Don’t Lie

Tuesday 29th July '14

Classical News Classic FM Max Hole confirms third Bristol Proms for 2015The Bristol Proms will return to the Bristol Old Vic for a third year running in 2015, Universal boss Max Hole has confirmed.BBC NewsGabriel Prokofiev launches …

Daniel Hope at the BBC Proms 2014

Thursday 24th April '14

Violinist Daniel Hope will delight audiences at the BBC Proms yet again this year.On Tuesday 29th July, Daniel will join the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra, which make its Proms debut  this year with a classical celebration of …

28th March: Ten greatest opera stars, thoughts on Spotify & Brooklyn Rider’s Kickstarter campaign

Friday 28th March '14

The Times10 great opera starsNine singers, one conductor — these are the people you need to know before the International Opera Awards next monthGramophoneSpotify: threat or friend?Martin Cullingford reflects on the changing nature of how …

30th January: Coughing in Concerts, Music Streaming Increase and Social Media Marketing

Wednesday 30th January '13

The TelegraphCoughing in classical concerts 'twice as likely'People are twice as likely to cough during a classical concert as they are during normal life, an academic researching the irritating phenomenon has claimed.The New York TimesAs …

New single from Daniel Hope’s upcoming album “Spheres” released today

Friday 14th December '12

Today the digital single from Daniel Hope’s new album ‘Spheres’, is released. ‘I Giorni’ by Ludovico Einaudi, is a piece inspired by twelfth-century folk music from Mali and is performed by Daniel Hope, Jacques Ammon …

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