7th July: Anthony Roth Costanzo presents Handel Rarity in new York, French composer Pierre Henry died at age 89

Friday 7th July '17

In today’s news: A concert in memory of composer Michael Hirsch at the Deutsche Oper, the lasts secrets of Maria Callas to be revealed in Paris, West End director warns of targeting a younger audience …

11th April: Steinway flagship store opens in New York, André Rieu launches a new waltz for the Queen and New Zealand String Quartet appoints new second violinist

Monday 11th April '16

Classical News In our news today: new Steinway flagship store opens in New York, a huge donation is made to the Royal Danish Opera, and André Rieu launches a new waltz for the Queen's 90th birthday. …

14th September: The greatest opera superstars of all time, ‘Refugees Welcome’ banner at BBC Proms, and ‘Queer pitch: is there such a thing?’

Monday 14th September '15

Classical News In today's news, Rolf Hind examines whether a composer's sexual identity can influence their music, and The Telegraph asks, 'are the Proms becoming too safe?' Also, The Guardian reports that a 'Refugees Welcome' banner joined …

21st August: fresh ideas for Edinburgh Festival, Pullman in favour of music education, tips for performing from memory

Friday 21st August '15

Classical News In today's news, The Edinburgh Festival must look to Manchester for fresh ideas, Philip Pullman speaks up in favour of music education and 7 tips for performing from memory from The Strad. The Times Richard Morrison: ‘The Edinburgh …

22nd July: Colin Currie interview, Edward Campbell dies, new LA orchestra

Wednesday 22nd July '15

Classical News In today's news, interview with Colin Currie in the Guardian, violin maker Edward Campbell dies aged 89 and new LA orchestra is formed for pre-professionals. Also, James Horner score is discovered for Magnificent Seven …

May 4th: Who invented the piano, Grigory Sokolov says that music never stops, Berlin Philharmonic chooses new conductor

Monday 4th May '15

Classical News In today's news, Bartolomeo Cristofori is celebrated in today's Google doodle as he invented the piano, performing arts producers talk about screenings which are negatively affecting their organisations and Emily Hall wins Corinthia Hotel's …

26th January: UK’s orchestras to get tax relief, WDR 3 Jazzfest, scandal at Palau de les Arts Valencia

Monday 26th January '15

Classical News Guardian UK's orchestras to get tax relief The measure, aimed to encourage performances across the UK, brings British orchestras in line with theatre and film industries Telegraph The tragedy of Europe's great forgotten female composer Vítězslava Kaprálová was on …

6th January: Tim Ashley’s opera guide: marital hell, US Department of Transportation finalises law for carrying instruments on board airlines, new European Capital of Culture: Pilsen

Tuesday 6th January '15

Classical News The Guardian Beethoven's heart and Wagner's bowels, and why they don't matter The trend to draw parallels between the specifics of a composer’s possible medical history and the particularities of his music should come - well, …

23rd December: New prize for young classical musicians, four Italian orchestras liquidated in two years, cancelled grace period at Teatro alla Scala

Tuesday 23rd December '14

Classical News The Guardian Alan Titchmarsh: the joy of Christmas carolsCarols such as Away in a Manger and God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen make Christmas - and we have John Rutter to thankThe IndependentChristmas 2014: 'Silent Night' …

24th September: ASO Music Director backs musicians, Meyer wants Muti to come to Vienna & Guildhall announce Stephen Plaice as resident writer.

Wednesday 24th September '14

The StradBritish cellist Julian Lloyd Webber joins charity Live Music Now as spokesmanThe artist announced his retirement from performing in April due to injuryClassical sourceGuildhall School announces Stephen Plaice as Writer in Residence for new …

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