7th September: Stravinsky’s grave song rediscovered, a new architectural project for a concert hall in Munich, Jonas Kaufmann singing the British national anthem
Monday 7th September '15
Classical News In today's news, the Guardian announces an old manuscript of Igor Stravinsky has been rediscovered and The Times reports of Jonas Kaufmann's upcoming appearance at the Last Night of the Proms. Also interviews with …Read
2nd September: ROSL ARTS director dies after being hit by bus, Europe’s first professional orchestra of black and minority ethnic musicians launches, and why does music give us chills?
Wednesday 2nd September '15
Classical News In today's news a man has been charged with murder after Natalia Strelchenko was found dead of head and neck injuries. The Guardian looks inside Max Richter's vinyl collection and answer the question: why …Read
8th May:Lesley Garrett records appeal for Help Musicians UK, Is playing from memory a party trick or a musical revelation? And Tête à Tête announces 2015 opera festival.
Friday 8th May '15
Classical News In today's news Richard Morrison asks if playing from memory is a gimmick or a bold feat of collective virtuosity ahead of the Aurora Orchestra's BBC Proms concerts. Lesley Garrett is to record an …Read
22nd April: Austerity and the arts, a forgotten classic set to rule again at Royal Opera House and ENO announces its 15/16 season.
Wednesday 22nd April '15
Classical News In today's news the English National Opera announce their 2015/16 season, which sees significant reductions in ticket prices. British conductor Stuart Stratford has been appointed by Scottish Opera as the Company’s Music Director after an …Read
1st April: Classical music for cats, RPS Music Awards shortlist and EU note standardisation – but can you tell which is an April fools?
Wednesday 1st April '15
Classical News Independent How Tansy Davies turned 9/11 into her opera 'Between Worlds' Tansy Davies makes her operatic debut with a work about the attack on the Twin Towers. Despite the topic, it is a life-affirming piece, she …Read
Come back Sir Simon! But, should there be New Concert Hall?
Wednesday 25th February '15
If you look back at our daily news page on our website, it is not an exaggeration when I say that in the last few weeks almost every day there has been a news story …Read
25th February: ECHO Klassik submissions started, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2015 finalists announced, composer Charles Kálmán dies at 85
Wednesday 25th February '15
Classical News The Guardian Composers on their premieres: 'This is the point where one has to let go' The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has helped music lovers fund commissions through its Sound Investment scheme for almost 30 years. …Read
12th February: Song writing for Shakespeare, the child opera star of a Nazi death camp, new podcast from Sir James Galway
Thursday 12th February '15
Classical News The GuardianWrite a song for Shakespeare... if you dareGo where Purcell, Finzi and Adès have dared to go and enter the RSC’s competition to compose a song to celebrate Shakespeare’s birthdayGreta Klingsberg, child opera …Read
5th November: One-handed pianist Nicholas McCarthy to play Remembrance Day concerts, $100k prize for young classical musicians announced and Arts Council England must prioritise future spending outside M25.
Wednesday 5th November '14
Classical News IndependentPhilip Glass: From Glassworks to GlassfestWith his latest opera and a retrospective of his work travelling the country, the world's best known classical composer tells Jessica Duchen why he’s still touring and performing at …Read
25th September: Tributes to Christopher Hogwood, Celebrity Choir for Charity and BBC Singers Celebrations
Thursday 25th September '14
The Guardian Christopher Hogwood obituary Leading figure of the early music revival as conductor of the Academy of Ancient Music, harpsichordist and musicologist The BBC Singers: 90 years young today The UK’s only full-time professional choir celebrates its 90th …Read