13th July: Katherine Jenkins breaks own record, EU calls for more money for culture due to Corona crisis, Classical music concerts are attracting less attention, Metropolitan Opera Will Livestream Its Biggest Stars

Monday 13th July '20

Katherine Jenkins breaks own record as most successful classical artist in UK chart historyKatherine Jenkins’ new album Cinema Paradiso has helped her break her own record as the UK’s most successful classical artist.The record not …

2nd January: Sales record for Katherine Jenkins, Peter Schreier died, Sheku Kanneh-Mason appointed MBE

Thursday 2nd January '20

Katherine Jenkins has officially sold the most classical albums this centuryThe Classic FM Chart of the Century also revealed Russell Watson’s ‘The Voice’ is the single biggest-selling classical album of the last 20 years. Katherine …

30th July: Post-heatwave weather havoc for musicians, opera prodigy gets NASA degree

Monday 30th July '18

Torrential rain and lightning cause issues for outdoor performances over the weekend, opera prodigy gets astrophysics degree. Berlin's longest-serving classical music concert organiser Witiko Adler celebrates its 90th birthday, the Kranichsteiner Musikpreis 2018 by Darmstadt …

23rd May: Katherine Jenkins is to perform at the Classic BRIT awards, Rachel Portman wins film music award

Wednesday 23rd May '18

In today's news: In Berlin a theatre is replaced by a shopping centre, Rachel Portman wins the German Film music award, Rheingau Festival honours Yannick Nézet-Séguin, a dutch parody of the Eurovision Song contest winner is …

25th November: Radio 3 announces plans for Hull 2017, Katherine Jenkins makes stage debut & ARD plans reforms

Friday 25th November '16

Classical News In today's classical news, Radio 3 announces its plans for Hull City of Culture 2017, National Youth Orchestra announces most diverse intake, and Katherine Jenkins is to make her stage debut. Also, German broadcaster …

12th August: Dame Evelyn Glennie new King’s Cross musician-in-residence, Katherine Jenkins produces TV show & R.E.M.’s Mike Mills will release his first classical composition

Friday 12th August '16

Classical News In our news today, King’s Cross announces Dame Evelyn Glennie as its musician-in-residence, singer Katherine Jenkins and her husband Andrew Levitas are to produce a new children's animated TV show, and Musicians' Union blasts …

28th June: Musicians protest Brexit, The Hogboon and Festival d’Aix-en-Provence’s New Director

Tuesday 28th June '16

Classical News In today's news, musicians in London protest against Brexit with Beethoven's 'Ode to Joy', Peter Maxwell Davies's final work at Barbican's concert hall, and the National Post questions whether new audiences might be attracted …

31th May: Classical:NEXT day three, EUYO criticizes EU Commissioner & no 1st prize in Markneukirchen

Tuesday 31st May '16

Classical News In today's news, Classical:NEXT 2016 day three, New York Geffen Hall plans continue in fits and starts, and profile of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Also, EUYO criticizes EU Commissioner Navracsics, and …

18th December: La Scala introduces five minute grace period for latecomers, can Darren Henley save the arts in England, Blair Tindall on steamy orchestral music

Thursday 18th December '14

Classical News The GuardianLa Scala opera house introduces five-minute grace period for latecomersPerformances at Milan opera house to begin five minutes after scheduled time to stop spectators becoming angry with ushersSarah Connolly's Christmas playlistMezzo Sarah Connolly shares her …

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 …

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