29th September: Opéra de Lyon is “Opera house of the year”, the Musician’s Union to protect musicians’ rights during Brexit process

Friday 29th September '17

In today's news: Met Opera offers buyouts to 21 of 243 administrative workers, violinist Pekka Kuusisto wants to bring the fun back to the classical violin, and the Musician's Union to protect musicians' rights during …

July 10th: Concert crowds soar, and OAE announces Rising Stars

Monday 10th July '17

 In today's news: The number of people watching live music has risen in the past year, OAE announces first Rising Stars cohort, and John Axelrod's big plans for the Bernstein Centennial. Spotify denies it is …

28th June: Vladimir Jurowski becomes new chief conductor of the RSO Berlin & John Axelrod assumes leadership of Seville Orchestra

Wednesday 28th June '17

In today's news: new national portfolio for Arts Council England, and automotive manufacturer Tesla works on music-streaming service for its vehicles. Vladimir Jurowski becomes new chief conductor of the RSO Berlin, and John Axelrod assumes …

23rd November: Classical Listening Statistics, Choir Debut on X Factor, and Industry Awards Announced

Friday 23rd November '12

Classical Music MagazineLord Hall, Royal Opera House chief exec, appointed BBC director generalTony Hall, chief executive of the Royal Opera House since 2001, has been appointed director general of the BBC. He will take over …

28th September: Awards Announced, Bikinis in Beijing, and Surreal Stories in Songs

Friday 28th September '12

Gramophone Gramophone Awards 2012 announced! Record of the Year for Vox Luminis; Calleja is Artist of the YearRhinegoldBuyers circle EMI Classics and Virgin Classics after EU judgmentProspective buyers are eyeing chunks of EMI's recording operations – including …