21st October: Bertrand Rossi dirigera l’Opéra de Nice, Hong Kong Philharmonic voted Gramophone’s Orchestra of the Year, Julio Garcia Vico gewinnt Deutschen Dirigentinnenpreis

Monday 21st October '19

Bertrand Rossi dirigera l'Opéra de NiceC'est un retour au pays natal pour Bertrand Rossi, né à en 1973, fils de Louis Rossi qui fut Directeur administratif durant quatre décennies à l'Opéra Nice Côte d'Azur. Celui …

19th February: Philharmonie de Paris architect sues venue’s sponsors, cuts to music teaching imminent, Warwick Report calls for joined up thinking in cultural sector

Thursday 19th February '15

Classical News The Strad Philharmonie de Paris architect sues venue’s sponsorsJean Nouvel claims the new building differs from his original designMinnesota Orchestra to perform in Cuba following restoration of US diplomatic relationsThe orchestra last performed in Havana …

16th February: Nico Muhly shares his musical passions, have we become too posh for the Gods and 300 Android phones play Beethoven’s ‘Ode To Joy’

Monday 16th February '15

Classical News GuardianFacing the music: Nico MuhlyBoulez, Blake and Beyoncé... composer Nico Muhly shares his musical passionsTelegraphHave we become too posh for the Gods?Rupert Christiansen laments the declining popularity of the cheap seats at the operaThe …

7th January: Rare Beethoven manuscript for Auction, Guardian to raise cover price, and ‘H2Orchestra’ performance

Tuesday 7th January '14

New York TimesA Page of Beethoven May Fetch More Than $200,000A rare Beethoven manuscript — actually, a leaf from a late-period sketchbook that the composer apparently tore out and carried in his pocket while composing …

18th January – Wikipedia blackout, Porgy and Bess and RIP Gustav Leonhardt

Wednesday 18th January '12

GramophoneJaap Van Zweden Appointed To The Hong Kong Phil.A second role for this impressive Dutch conductor.New YorkerWikipedia Blackout: A Playlist.Today, Wikipedia goes black to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). What does the online …

16th January – Vote now in the BBC Music Magazine awards, plus the life of an opera chorus member

Monday 16th January '12

BBC Music MagazineVote now in the BBC Music Magazine Awards 2012!And be in with a chance of winning a Kemble piano, a Yamaha hi-fi or copies of all the nominated recordings as well as the …