12th May: Yehudi Menuhin School alumni premiere ‘Corinne’s Song’, International Opera Awards for Munich and Berlin, Ministers announce new measures for entertainment industry workers

Wednesday 12th May '21

Yehudi Menuhin School alumni premiere ‘Corinne’s Song’ in memory of violinist Corinne ChapelleA large group of Yehudi Menuhin School alumni have performed and recorded Corinne’s Song, an original piece of music for string orchestra, in memory …

7th February: Finalists for International Opera Awards 2020, 50.000 Euro Benefizkonzert für Auschwitz-Stiftung, Le Théâtre des Champs-Elysées présente Les Petites noces

Friday 7th February '20

Finalists announced for International Opera Awards 2020The International Opera Awards has announced its 2020 finalists.Two opera companies received recognition in three categories each: Deutsche Oper am Rhein (Education & Outreach, New Production, World Premiere) and …

1st May: 2019 International Opera Awards, opportunities for NYCGB alumni, and Chicago Symphony Orchestra ends strike

Wednesday 1st May '19

2019 International Opera Awards winners announced The winners of the 2019 International Opera Awards were announced on 29 April during a ceremony held at London’s Sadler’s Wells theatre.Considered opera’s answer to the Oscars, the awards celebrate …

2nd April: Opera North’s residency for BAME artists returns, Opera Holland Park and Gareth Malone unite for Opera Awards and Musikmesse Festival in Frankfurt

Tuesday 2nd April '19

Opera North’s residency for BAME artists returns Opera North’s Resonance residency, for professional artists from BAME backgrounds, returns for its latest programme this month continuing into May 2019.Launched in 2017 and supported by the PRS Foundation’s …

1st February: Royal Opera House leads shortlist for International Opera Awards, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla signs to Deutsche Grammophon

Friday 1st February '19

Royal Opera House leads shortlist for International Opera AwardsThe International Opera Awards has announced the finalists for its 2019 awards. The annual event celebrates achievements in opera around the world, recognising excellence in categories including …

17th January: BBC Music Magazine Awards, Rebecca Saunders wins Ernst von Siemens prize, Plácido Domingo awarded International Opera Awards fellowship

Thursday 17th January '19

BBC Music Magazine reveals nominees for 2019 Awards The nominations for the 2019 BBC Music Magazine Awards have now been revealed, with 21 of the best classical recordings from over the past year chosen by an …

10th April: Arts Council allocates money to classical music, Mark-Anthony Turnage quits opera, and Suadi Arabia and France strike arts deal

Tuesday 10th April '18

In today's news: Opera receives large sums from Arts Council, Mark-Anthony Turnage quits opera, streaming services considered going public, Sir Andrew Davis to step down from Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, winners of  "Deutscher Pianistenpreis" are announced …

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 …

8th January: BSO Brass Ensemble to play Milton Abbey, Berlin Phil launches amateur orchestra competition, Israeli musician Myrna Herzog’s viola da gamba destroyed after travelling in the hold of an Alitalia flight.

Monday 8th January '18

In today’s news: Lawrence Brownlee, one of the world’s leading bel canto stars, touches on the subject of race in America, the BSO Brass Ensemble to perform at Milton Abbey, Berlin Phil launches amateur orchestra competition, …

7th November: AI and composing, violins made from spiders’ silk, rediscovering of a missing Weill song.

Tuesday 7th November '17

In today’s news: AI could become the next Mozart, violins that incorporate spiders’ silk, nominations for 2018 International Opera Awards are open. A missing Weill song is rediscovered and the German theatre prizes are awarded.The …

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