Verbier Festival announces Mainstage programme for 2022

Thursday 9th December '21

The 29th edition of the Festival features a host of classical music legends returning to the Swiss Alps alongside future talent.Approaching its 30th anniversary in 2023 and affirming its position in the topflight of the …

8th August: Keychange receives €1.4 million funding from EU Commission, New festival to launch in Georgian wine country, Chinese Tencent Group wants to join Universal Music

Thursday 8th August '19

Keychange receives €1.4 million funding from EU CommissionThe European partner network behind the Keychange gender balance initiative has received funding of €1.4 million (£1.15m) from from the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. The …

20th February: Iford Arts’ new home, Riga-Jurmala Festival line-up and Axel Kober is music director of Duisburg Philharmonic

Wednesday 20th February '19

Iford Arts secures new home for 2019 season The Iford Arts 2019 season is set to take place at Belcombe Court, a Grade 1 listed historic house set 6 miles outside of Bath and home to …

17th November: Michael Tilson Thomas Headed for the California hall of Fame, ICMA jury nominates 357 releases for the 2018 awards, UK Government increases exceptional talent visa offer

Friday 17th November '17

In the News today: Michael Tilson Thomas Headed for the California hall of Fame, ICMA jury nominates 357 releases for the 2018 awards, UK Government increases exceptional talent visa offer, TfL and Yamaha unveil Tube …

25th February: New conductors at LSO, new app for BBC Music and first music download service in Africa

Thursday 25th February '16

In today's news, Africa launches first music download service MusikBi, which promises to promote and pay African musicians, Wales' major arts organisations face cuts of up to 3.5% and London Symphony Orchestra announces conductor changes. Also, cellist …

5th January: Noseda to Washington, Lupu tops Honours list & IMSLP paid membership

Tuesday 5th January '16

Classical News In today's news, Welsh National Opera wins two categories in this year's What’s on Stage opera poll, Radu Lupo tops the New Year Honours list and the IMSLP music library introduces paid membership. Also, violinist Mathilde …

1st of July : William Tell’s director at the Royal Opera house defends himself, Misty Copeland promoted as principal dancer at Amercan Ballet Theater, Ivor Bolton at the lead of the Basel Symphony Orchester and 15th edition of the Tchaïkovski’s competiton

Wednesday 1st July '15

Classical news In today's news the Telegraph and the Independent discuss the William Tell outrage at the Royal Opera House and the Guardian announce that the choral music of the Caius Choirbook is to be performed …

3rd December: Wolfgang Rihm wins the Grawemeyer, Alfie Boe to star in orchestral version of The Who’s Quadrophenia and British Composer Awards announced.

Wednesday 3rd December '14

Classical News GuardianWolfgang Rihm wins the Grawemeyer$100,000 composing award honours the prolific 62-year-old musicianClassic FMAlfie Boe to star in orchestral version of The Who's QuadropheniaWho guitarist Pete Townshend has announced that an orchestral version of his …

5th November: One-handed pianist Nicholas McCarthy to play Remembrance Day concerts, $100k prize for young classical musicians announced and Arts Council England must prioritise future spending outside M25.

Wednesday 5th November '14

Classical News IndependentPhilip Glass: From Glassworks to GlassfestWith his latest opera and a retrospective of his work travelling the country, the world's best known classical composer tells Jessica Duchen why he’s still touring and performing at …

17th September: Pavarotti, Alison Balsom and LSO with Rigoletto performance

Tuesday 17th September '13

Classic FM OnlinePavarotti to win Lifetime Achievement Award at Classic BRIT Awards 2013Fifty years after his first recording and TV broadcast, the legendary tenor will be honoured with a posthumous award at the ceremony at …

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