26th March: Composer Olly Wilson dies, Boe joins classical music festival line up, Glyndebourne Opera Cup finalists announced, McDonalds deters anti-social behaviour with classical music

Monday 26th March '18

In today's news: war-child Kajtazi wins Glyndebourne prize, Alfie Boe joins classical music festival By The River, Glyndebourne Opera Cup finalists announced, Radio 3 announces change to weekend schedule, McDonalds uses classical music to deter …

20th October: Warner Music Prize, piano falls & ‘portfolio’ musicians needed

Tuesday 20th October '15

Classical News In today's news, violinist Augustin Hadelich wins the Warner Music Prize, Classic FM reports on a grand piano falling off the stage shortly before a performance by pianist Stefan Vladar & Sir Karl Jenkins …

16th October: Bocelli interview, Music in other cultures & RCM development

Friday 16th October '15

  Classical News In today's news, the arts world is being love-blitzed by government ministers, and The Arts Desks discusses music in other cultures. Also, the Sir Karl Jenkins Music Award 2016 is launched, and interviews with Andrea Bocelli …

15th September: Orchestra for disabled musicians, Cathedral bans music with Muslim call to prayer and HK minister encourages less formal performances

Tuesday 15th September '15

In today’s news, a Bristol-based orchestra uses technology to enable disabled musicians to perform, whereas the New York Times describes the concert hall as a refuge from the web-driven world. Also, NZ cathedral bans Karl …

25th November: El Sistema: does reality match the rhetoric? Joo Yeon Sir wins £4,000 Karl Jenkins prize and Mayor Boris encourages advocacy for music education.

Tuesday 25th November '14

Classical News TelegraphEl Sistema: does reality match the rhetoric?A new in-depth study paints a negative picture of El Sistema, the Venezuelan programme of musical and social education, devised by José Antonio Abreu, that is now being …

5th September: Julian Anderson moves to Schott from Faber Music, Karl Jenkins to judge Arts Club award and a new study reveals richer children have a ‘significant advantage’ in music.

Friday 5th September '14

Classical News Classical Music MagazineJulian Anderson moves to Schott from Faber MusicComposer Julian Anderson has joined Schott Music from Faber Music, which will retain his current catalogue. Faber and Schott ‘will work together closely on the overall …

30th June: Judith Weir to be appointed first female master of Queen’s music, markedly different salaries between British and US orchestras and stage fright: classical music’s dark secret

Monday 30th June '14

Classical News The Guardian Judith Weir to be appointed first female master of Queen's music Buckingham Palace is set to appoint the first ever woman as master of the Queen's music. Judith Weir, a 60-year-old Scottish-born composer of …

8th May: Karl Jenkins Motets competition, Sir George Christie obituary & Salzburg Festival running deficit

Thursday 8th May '14

Classic FM OnlineKarl Jenkins Motets competition launched with new work as prizeComposer Karl Jenkins will compose a brand new a cappella work for whichever choir wins a new competition, launched to coincide with the release of his …

1st May: English National Opera to branch out into musical theatre, Richard Farnes departs from Opera North and Spanish soprano under scrutiny for tax evasion

Thursday 1st May '14

Classical Music MagazineEnglish National Opera to branch out into musical theatreEnglish National Opera ENO has announced it will be opening its doors to the world of musical theatre as part of company plans to create a …

March 4th: Abolishing one-to-one music tuition, new Adiemus album and appeal for new scholarship announced.

Monday 4th March '13

The Guardian One-to-one music tuition 'may be abolished' Abuse claims may force review of traditional teaching methods, claims new head of Royal Northern College of Music Classic FM Prince Charles launches new RWCMD scholarship  HRH The Prince of Wales has visited the …

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