13th November: Plácido Domingo withdraws from Tokyo Olympics events, Classical streaming now free and even easier – IDAGIO launches worldwide free version, Romanian Cristian Macelaru appointed as Conductor of the Orchestre National de France

Wednesday 13th November '19

Plácido Domingo withdraws from Tokyo Olympics eventsPlácido Domingo is withdrawing from all pre-Olympics cultural events in Japan, it was announced on Friday. The 78-year-old opera singer cited the ‘complexity’ of the planned theatrical performance.Domingo had …

16th August: Psappha presents nine world premieres in 2019/20 season, Report: Spotify testing price increases, Study: 63 percent of people…

Friday 16th August '19

Psappha presents nine world premieres in 2019/20 seasonManchester-based ensemble Psappha has announced its 2019/20 season, featuring nine world premieres performed over six concerts. The 2019/20 season, beginning on 26 September 2019, is designed to open …

24th June: Andrei Kymach wins BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, classical music gets lost in metadata and Blind gehört Live returns

Monday 24th June '19

Andrei Kymach wins BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019 Baritone Andrei Kymach, from Ukraine, was announced as the winner of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019 on Saturday 22 June.During the final round held …

June 7th: WFIMC and IDAGIO announce new partnership, a symphony has been written to help cure cancer, and Philadelphia Orchestra receive $55 million donation

Friday 7th June '19

WFIMC and IDAGIO announce new partnershipThe World Federation of International Music Competitions (WFIMC) has signed a principal partnership with classical music streaming service IDAGIO.The partnership was agreed upon by IDAGIO founder and CEO Till Janczukowicz, …

11th April: Wigmore Hall’s late-night concerts return, Ian Roberts named managing director of Hastings Piano Competition, and IDAGIO announces partnership with Outhere Music

Thursday 11th April '19

Wigmore Hall’s late-night concerts return this summer Wigmore Lates return to Wigmore Hall this year with a diverse range of one-hour Friday performances.The series opens on 3 May with a song recital by mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von …

15th February: IDAGIO reaches 1 million downloads, Daniel Hyde signs to Hazard Chase, International Organ Competition competitors announced

Friday 15th February '19

Over one million downloads for IDAGIO app In January 2019, streaming service for classical music IDAGIO surpassed over one million app downloads worldwide.The Berlin-based streaming service has subscribers in over 180 countries, with core markets including …

19th April: BBC announces 2018 Proms season, NY Orchestras’ plan to increase diversity, Warner Classics signs deal with IDAGIO

Thursday 19th April '18

In today's news: BBC Proms 2018 season to celebrate music from 1918, singers from Royal Opera House travel to Dorset, NY Orchestras granted $1.8 million to battle lagging US orchestra diversity, Warner Classics signs deal …

Noted Roundtables – Berlin & London

Friday 9th March '18

We're delighted to announce the next Noted Roundtables in Berlin and London on 12th and 14th March 2018 respectively.Following our initial roundtable on entrepreneurship, which attracted lots of interesting and detailed feedback, we’re very happy to announce …

31st January: Finalists for 2018 International Opera Awards revealed, Daniel Harding will not renew his contract in Paris, Deutsche Grammophon and IDAGIO announce partnership

Wednesday 31st January '18

In today's news: Philip Glass completes his David Bowie trilogy with Lodger symphony, The finalists for the 2018 International Opera Awards have been announced and The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has backed …

6th December: Primephonic iOS app, 24/7 mental health services for the music industry and protection of music venues.

Wednesday 6th December '17

In today's news: Help musicians UK launches 24/7 mental health services for the music industry, Rosemary Johnson steps down as RPS executive director in summer 2018, Primephonic iOS app goes online. Also, Chandos catalogue to be available on all streaming …

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