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December 11th – December 17th: Eldbjørg Hemsing Signs to Sony Classical, Düsseldorf City’s New Opera House, Lionel Sow Appointed New Director of Radio France Choir, Juilliard School Receives $50 Million Grant

Friday 17th December '21

Sony Classical Signs Violinist Eldbjørg HemsingSony Classical has announced that it has signed Norwegian violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing. Her first release as part of this exclusive relationship will be the single Winter Meditation on December 17, and her debut …

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10th May: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic announces 2019/20 season, BBC Radio 3 reveals New Generation Artists, and Bamberg Symphony unveils theme for 2019/20 season

Friday 10th May '19

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra 2019-2020 season announced The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019-20 season, the 14th under the baton of chief conductor Vasily Petrenko (pictured), has been announced.Ten years on from his landmark Mahler cycle in …

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12th April: Stradun Classic festival returns, John Gilhooly awarded Musicians’ Company Cobbett Medal, acoustician Tateo Nakajima contracted for new Munich concert hall

Friday 12th April '19

Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra’s Stradun Classic festival returns for 2019 Stradun Classic festival, taking place in Dubrovnik and organised by the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, returns this year from 1 – 11 October 2019.This year the festival will …

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4th April: More than half of new ENO productions to be directed by women, Guildhall’s summer season announced and latest IFPI Global Music Report

Thursday 4th April '19

More than half of new ENO 2019-20 productions to be directed by women More than half of new productions by English National Opera (ENO) in the 2019-20 season will be directed by women in a season which the …

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26th February: Opera North’s new season, Longborough Festival Opera founders receive Wagner Society Award and applications open for the German Conducting Award

Tuesday 26th February '19

Opera North announces 2019/20 season Opera North today announces main stage repertoire for its 2019/20 season, to include revivals of popular favourites alongside adventurous new productions.A new production of Bohuslav Martinů’s rarely performed The Greek Passion will open …

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28th May: Street musicians to be paid contactless, Simon Rattle starts his Berlin farewell

Monday 28th May '18

In today's news: Street musicians are to be paid with contactless cash, a piece on Spotify and censorship, King's College appoint a new director of music, new YCAT artists are announced and in Washington D.C. …

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2nd March: Andrea Bocelli wins Best Classical Artist, Leipzig to receive the European Heritage Label, Sound and Music to celebrate women throughout March

Friday 2nd March '18

In today's news, concert at St. John's Smith Square to raise money for Syrian homeless, Andrea Bocelli wins Best Classical Award, Sound and Music to celebrate women throughout March, calls for gender party across the …

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1st December: New Record set for Vuillaume violin once owned by Eugène Ysaÿe, Zubin Mehta to take a break for at least three months

Friday 1st December '17

In today's news: New musical director steps up for first concert with Guisborough Choral Society, New Record set for Vuillaume violin once owned by Eugène Ysaÿe, Canberra International Music Festival has unveiled its 2018 programme. …

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16th November: How music influences your dreams and your ability to concentrate. The first woman to sing in the Sistine Chapel and the winner of the Händel Prize

Thursday 16th November '17

in todays news: A piece on racial diversity in classical music, Dame Evelyn Glennies residency comes to an end, music royalties go up and Lyric 360 is relaunched. An orchestra playing on broken instruments, how …

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6th November: classical music, pets and fireworks, Chopin’s death riddle and the German Film Music Award

Monday 6th November '17

In today’s classical news: classical music calms pets scared of fireworks, scientists solve the riddle of Chopin's early death, Brit Trust reaches £20m milestone. VR demonstrates what music feels like to a deaf person. Das Berliner …

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