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Enter ‘The Gates of the Twilight Zone’ – The New ‘Anti-Classical’ Album by 19’40”

Monday 22nd June '20

An 'Anti-classical' introduction to Bernard Herrmann's musical world of 'The Twilight Zone' 19'40" is an Italian 'anti-classical' 'recording series' which brings to their listeners a personal collection of music for people with similar passions. Created by …

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21st May: New Culture Commissioner and recovery taskforce, ‘the arts needs urgent cash not a tardy ‘cultural renewal taskforce’’, Concerts to resume in Italy, American Arts Organizations Stand to Lose $6.8 Billion

Thursday 21st May '20

Government announces new Culture Commissioner and recovery taskforce (Photo by Ollie Millington/Redferms) The government have appointed Neil Mendoza as Commissioner for Cultural Recovery and Renewal, with a taskforce also set up to advise on how UK culture …

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25th February: La Scala and the coronavirus, German Foundation Musikleben, European tour for the New York Met

Tuesday 25th February '20

Italy’s iconic La Scala opera house closes amid coronavirus fears As the number of coronavirus cases continues to increase in Italy, Milan’s famous opera house takes drastic measures to prevent further spreading. Italy’s iconic opera house, …

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22nd February: Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s ReConnect programme, Nicola Benedetti’s education work and Dominick Argento obituary

Friday 22nd February '19

Scottish Chamber Orchestra to bring ReConnect programme into the community The Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s ReConnect programme – a series of interactive music workshops for people living with dementia – is to take place in a public …

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14th December: Grammy nominations, Maximilian Orders and saving Stradivari’s spruces

Friday 14th December '18

What happened in this week's #ClassicalNews? Classical Grammy nominations announced The 2018 Grammy nominations have been announced, with several string performances among the classical contenders. Laurie Anderson and the Kronos Quartet were nominated in the Best Chamber Music/Small …

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21st May: Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s Royal performance, National Concert Hall revamp, celebrated pianist wins cooking show

Monday 21st May '18

In today's news: Kenneh-Mason praised for Royal wedding performance, US choir's debut UK tour, Verdi letters seized by Italian government, National Concert Hall gets revamp, Dai Fujikura's "Solaris" includes robots, the Augsburg City Theatre to be …

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8th February: Rubén Rengel wins Sphinx Competition, BSO establishes disabled-led ensemble, EU to review Apple’s reported $400m purchase of Shazam

Thursday 8th February '18

In today's news: The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has become the first symphony orchestra in the world to have a professional ensemble led by disabled musicians as a core part of its activities, Help Musicians UK …

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11th October: EU Youth Orchestra moving because of Brexit & ABO announces “Find Your Way” cohort

Wednesday 11th October '17

In today’s news: Warner Music signs a licensing deal with Mixcloud. The plans for a new London concert hall are one step further and the ABO has announced the new cohort selected for „Find Your …

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18th July: Under-dressed audience sent to H&M, conductor does karaoke

Tuesday 18th July '17

In today's news: La Scala ushers send under-dressed audience members to H&M, Philharmonia announces 2017/18 Composers' Academy intake, and new research finds that a third of musicians suffer from eating disorders. Lutenist launches crowd funding …

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8th December: Harnoncourt to retire, Järvi replaces Nelsons & Renzi at La Scala

Tuesday 8th December '15

Classical News In today's news, the Los Angeles Times discusses the patterns which persist in classical music Grammy nominations, Nikolaus Harnoncourt announces his retirement and Paavo Järvi replaces Nelsons at The Royal Concertgebouw. Also, Italian Prime minister …

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