13th May: Music Publishers Association announces first six scholars for diversity initiative, Dresden Music Festival Prize 2021 for composer John Adams, Martha Argerich: The elusive

Thursday 13th May '21

Music Publishers Association announces first six scholars for diversity initiative NXT-GEN scholarsThe scholarship scheme, which grants free NXT-Gen memberships to successful ethnically diverse applicants, has been spearheaded by Richard Toeman Scholarship 2019/20 winner Clare …

10th April: Health Secretary says music and dance therapy should be offered to dementia patients, HarrisonParrott to launch foundation supporting inclusivity and John Adams receives BBVA Foundation award

Wednesday 10th April '19

Music and dance therapy should be offered to dementia patients, research shows Music and dance sessions should be prescribed to more dementia patients in order to prevent ‘over-medicalised’ treatment, according to the Health Secretary.The announcement follows …

4th February: Sanford Sylvan dies, Tesla uses classical music to deter thieves, Emily D’Angelo wins Bernstein Award

Monday 4th February '19

Sanford Sylvan, Baritone Who Created Major Opera Roles, Dies at 65 Sanford Sylvan, the American baritone whose introspective eloquence and serene yet commanding presence put him at the centre of some of the most important operatic …

7th February: Conducting’s gender problem, Ravel Museum closes, John Adams joins RAM

Tuesday 7th February '17

 In today's Classical News, Imogen Tilden tackles conducting's gender problem, and the Ravel Museum in Montfort-l'Amaury shuts abruptly.  Composer John Adams joins the Royal Academy of Music as a visiting professor, and Southbank Sinfonia announce …

16th June: 15 year old violinist signs to DG, Jonathan Bloxham at CBSO & Artemis Quartet’s violin stolen

Thursday 16th June '16

Classical News In today's news, 15-year-old violinist Daniel Lozakovich signs to Deutsche Grammophon, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra announces new assistant conductor Jonathan Bloxham and the Canadian Orchestre Métropolitain is to present a video game …

8th December: Matching up to Beethoven, Singapore Chinese composition contest, debate about the Suzuki method

Monday 8th December '14

Classical News Guardian Arts in England told to make progress with diversity or have funding axed Warning comes from Arts Council England chairman Sir Peter Bazalgette in ‘most important’ speech Fiona Maddocks: classical music’s most significant firsts of 2014 The …

17th November: ‘An education in the arts is limited to the economically privileged’, Katherine Jenkins: ‘I’m no diva – but I can be impatient and a bit bossy’ and John Adams: the composer whose opera was hijacked

Monday 17th November '14

Classical News GuardianThe Nazi war criminal, the Nuremberg prosecution expert… and a shared love of BachA new collaboration between human rights lawyer Philippe Sands and opera director Nina Brazier sheds light on the parallels between Hans …

23rd October: Opera house audience faking disability for free tickets, BBC Radio 3 will not become more like Classic FM, Music you should listen to at work, Donald Runnicles to become BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Emeritus

Thursday 23rd October '14

Classic FMOpera house audience faking disability for free ticketsThe Belfast Grand Opera House is reviewing its policy for disabled access following reports that concertgoers have been pretending to be disabled to get free tickets.The GuardianBBC …

19th June: Studies suggest music lessons increase brain function, Bachfest celebrates Monteverdi Choir’s 50th Anniversary and ‘Klinghoffer’ Composer Responds to Met’s Decision

Thursday 19th June '14

Classical News The Independent Music lessons for children boost 'executive brain function' throughout adult life A new study has suggested that children who receive regular music lessons display increased brain function through the rest of their adult life.Classical-music.comRevisiting …

14th June: Britten on the Beach, on the Television, and new Archives in Aldeburgh

Friday 14th June '13

LA TimesLong Beach Opera to showcase Duke Ellington, John Adams next seasonLong Beach Opera announced Wednesday its 2014 season will include works by Duke Ellington, John Adams and Wynton Marsalis.The Guardian Why don't men join choirs? Is …

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