March 26th – April 1st: Royal Albert Hall Associate Artists Programme, The Fight for Female Composers In Germany, Cello Player Suspended, Opéra de Paris, In Honour fo Anne Parsons

Friday 1st April '22

Royal Albert Hall Launches Associate Artists Programme The Royal Albert Hall has announced the launch of its associate artists programme. The hall’s first four associate artists will be saxophonist Jess Gillam, organist Anna Lapwood, choreographer Corey Baker, and spoken-word performer LionHeart. The artists …

1st September: Snape Maltings continues live performances, Bavarian State Opera can receive 500 spectators, Paris Opera: ask for the programme!

Tuesday 1st September '20

Snape Maltings continues live performances Following its opening weekend of concerts, live music-making with live audience continues at Snape Maltings, with short concerts every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There are two performances per day, with audiences invited …

13th August: The ‘Save the wood of Stradivari’ campaign has raised 230 thousand euros, Cowbridge Music Festival celebrates 10th anniversary, Women accuse Plácido Domingo…

Tuesday 13th August '19

The ‘Save the wood of Stradivari’ campaign has raised 230 thousand euros, which has been used to recover 3,000 resonant firs Following the devastation of Stradivari’s forests in the Val di Fiemme region of Italy during storms …

10th July: And the winner for the most performed opera in Germany, Austria and Switzerland is…

Wednesday 10th July '19

CBSO wins South Bank Sky Arts Award The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has won a South Bank Sky Arts Award for its 2018 Debussy Festival. Stephen Maddock, CBSO chief executive, was presented with the award …

17th May: PRS for Music’s new CEO, BBC NOW announces 2019/20 season and an appeal is launched for Notre-Dame donations

Friday 17th May '19

PRS for Music announces new CEO Andrea C. Martin has been appointed chief executive of PRS for Music and will take up the position on 17 June. Martin has worked for a diverse range of data-focused and subscription-based organisations …

7th May: Jess Gillam tops classical charts, Janet Fulton wins Solomon Prize, Lower Saxony orchestras and theatres missing funds

Tuesday 7th May '19

Jess Gillam becomes youngest saxophonist ever to hit the classical charts top spot On Friday 3 May, Jess Gillam’s critically-acclaimed album RISE reached the top of the Official UK Classical Chart making her the youngest saxophonist …

30th April: Vanessa Reed exits PRS Foundation, Jess Gillam acts on music education pledge and Spotify reaches 100 million paying users

Tuesday 30th April '19

Vanessa Reed exits PRS Foundation Vanessa Reed has been appointed president and chief executive of New Music USA, following 11 years at the helm of PRS Foundation. During her time as chief executive of the UK’s leading …

16th April: Parisians sing ‘Ave Maria’ outside Notre-Dame Cathedral, further line-up announced for Sound Unbound and Munich celebrates 100 years of Weinberg

Tuesday 16th April '19

Crowd sings ‘Ave Maria’ outside burning Notre-Dame Cathedral to honour its legacy Last night (Monday 15 April), a fire broke out at the Notre-Dame de Paris, devastating the 12th-century structure. Firefighters rushed to try to contain the blaze, which …

8th March: Nicola Benedetti wins Best Classical at Global Awards, Cheltenham Festival announces 75th anniversary line-up, Music lessons ‘being stripped’ out of England schools

Friday 8th March '19

Nicola Benedetti is named Best Classical Artist at The Global Awards 2019 The great Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti won the Best Classical Award at The Global Awards 2019, a category that was voted for by the public. The other …

25th February: BBC 3’s new lineup, Awards for live event accessibility and Hilde Zadek obituary

Monday 25th February '19

Jess Gillam joins BBC Radio 3 BBC Radio 3 has today announced a number of schedule changes and new presenter signings, to include 20-year-old rising star saxophonist Jess Gillam. A revamped Saturday schedule showcases the distinctive BBC …

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