14th September: The greatest opera superstars of all time, ‘Refugees Welcome’ banner at BBC Proms, and ‘Queer pitch: is there such a thing?’

Monday 14th September '15

Classical News In today's news, Rolf Hind examines whether a composer's sexual identity can influence their music, and The Telegraph asks, 'are the Proms becoming too safe?' Also, The Guardian reports that a 'Refugees Welcome' banner joined …

11th September: Arvo Pärt will be 80, interview with Jonas Kaufmann and how getting more woman conducting?

Friday 11th September '15

Classical News In today's news, The Times highlights a new "chill-out" movement in classical music, while Klassik Akzente announces that John Williams is composing the soundtrack for the new Star Wars film. Also a conversation with …

31th August: royalties dispute between PRS for Music and SoundCloud, an Interview with Christian Thielemann, The iranian refusal of Barenboim’s concert.

Monday 31st August '15

Classical News In today's news Gramophon reports that the Performing Rights Organisation will take legal actions against Soundcloud and Concerti publishes an interview with Christian Thielemann. Also, Classicallite announces that long lost opera "Andina" will receive …

10th of August: Austin Huntington by the Indianapolis Symphony, 80th birthday of composer Giya Kancheli, Successful open air festival in Mecklenburg Vorpommern

Monday 10th August '15

Classical news In today's news, The Strad announces Austin Huntington as the new principal cellist at the Indianapolis Symphony, and Classic FM reports on a huge retro NES console that turns into a piano. Also, composer …

5th of July: a self taught pianist at the Tchaikovsky’ competition, Placido Domingo on the William Tell’s outrage and Jérôme Pernoo’s action to make classical music more accessible

Monday 6th July '15

Classical News In today's news, The Telegraph discusses the "unmissable style" of self taught pianist Lucas Debargues and opera star Plácido Domingo expresses his sadness towards the adaptation of William Tell in The Guardian. Also, the …

1st of July : William Tell’s director at the Royal Opera house defends himself, Misty Copeland promoted as principal dancer at Amercan Ballet Theater, Ivor Bolton at the lead of the Basel Symphony Orchester and 15th edition of the Tchaïkovski’s competiton

Wednesday 1st July '15

Classical news In today's news the Telegraph and the Independent discuss the William Tell outrage at the Royal Opera House and the Guardian announce that the choral music of the Caius Choirbook is to be performed …

23rd June: James Horner dies, Kirill Petrenko named conductor of Berlin Philharmonic, pianist tackles stage fright

Tuesday 23rd June '15

Classical News In today's news, "Titanic"-composer James Horner dies in plane crash, pianist Sara Solovich tackles stage fright and CBSO announces new assistant conductor. Also, Die Welt reports on Kirill Petrenko who will succeed Sir Simon Rattle in 2018, …

Berliner Philharmoniker wählen Kirill Petrenko zum neuen Chefdirigenten

Monday 22nd June '15

Am 11. Mai stand die Welt in Berlin viele Stunden still, als die Berliner Philharmoniker den Nachfolger für Sir Simon Rattle in einem ersten Durchgang wählen wollten. Dies sollte sich schnell als schwerer erweisen, als …

22nd June: Berlin Philharmonic chose new chief conductor, Simone Young bids good bye to Hamburger Staatsoper, Gunther Schuller dies age 89

Monday 22nd June '15

Classical News In today's news, The Telegraph asks whether opera can save our children, Ivan Hewett argues that music ought to be robust enough to communicate across a variety of acoustics, Gunther Schuller dies at the …

15th June: Argument between the Leipzig String Quartet and London’s Wigmore Hall, Joshua Bell to be Artist in Residence, Simone Young named the new honorary member of the Staatsoper Hamburg

Monday 15th June '15

Classical News In today's news, an extraordinary argument has broken out between the Leipzig String Quartet and London's Wigmore Hall, violinist Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields will be Classic FM’s …

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