6th June: Opera North and Leeds College of Music announce partnership, entries open for Ivors Composer Awards, and new Pavarotti film released in cinemas

Thursday 6th June '19

Opera North and Leeds College of Music announce new partnershipLeeds College of Music and Opera North have announced a new partnership, providing students studying classical music with a direct link to the industry.Students will be …

19th February: Philharmonia Orchestra new season announcement and Scala radio announces its presenting line-up

Tuesday 19th February '19

Philharmonia Orchestra announces 2019/20 season The Philharmonia Orchestra with principal conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen have announced their new season at Southbank Centre, which will include celebrations for the orchestra’s 75th anniversary.Highlights will include:A year-long festival in …

11th December: No criminal charges for James Levine, Apple acquires Shazam and £85m gift for the University of Cambridge

Monday 11th December '17

In today's news: the lack of interest in opera, British Airways criticised by musicians again, Coventry to be UK City of Culture 2021. Also, Apple intends to buy Shazam, clarinet is the less hygienic instrument and Thomas …

4th September: Ivan Krpan wins Busoni Competition, Alan Johsnon at Proms for first time

Monday 4th September '17

In today's news: Alan Johnson goes to the Proms for the first time, the tenor, Michael Fabio, to open Covent Garden’s new production of La Bohème, and should female musicians be allowed to dress how …

10th July: UMG appoints senior vice president, music helps horses keep calm & UK festival market being driven by ‘super fans’

Wednesday 10th August '16

Classical News In our news today, UMG appoints senior vice president of digital strategy and partnerships, experts at the French National Stud found that music helps horses keep calm, and Game of Thrones concert experience hits …

27th July: National Youth Choir to embark on first China tour, Pavarotti’s widow tells Trump to stop using Nessun Dorma & new concert hall for Gstaad Menuhin Festival

Wednesday 27th July '16

Classical News In our news today, the National Youth Choir of Great Britain will embark on its first tour to China in August, Pavarotti’s widow tells Trump to stop using Nessun Dorma at rallies, and Sir …

7th July: Guildhall seeks non-singers, recording of Pavarotti & safety arrangements at Bayreuth Festival

Thursday 7th July '16

Classical News In today's news, The Guildhall School of Music & Drama seeks adult non-singers for a research project, composer Daniel Felsenfeld answers questions about his current projects, and singers from the world of opera are …

6th October: Rome Opera sacks 200 permanent members of orchestra and chorus, Classical music breaks out and joins the youth underground, Impersonator records incredible Pavarotti and Freddie Mercury duet

Monday 6th October '14

The GuardianRome Opera sacks 200 permanent members of orchestra and chorusManagement says outsourced musicians and singers will save millions of euros as economic crisis chokes state funding of artClassical music breaks out and joins the …

October 7th: Pavarotti Takeover, final applause for Osmo Vanska, and Mediaeval Baebes

Monday 7th October '13

Classic FM OnlineClassic FM's Pavarotti Takeover Weekend, 5-6 October 2013This weekend gone by, it was Pavarotti all the way as Classic FM paid the tenor a special tributeInquirer EntertainmentA personal journey with classical musicThe Philippine …

1st October: New York City Opera, Classical Crocodile, and Minnesota Orchestra talks Collapse

Tuesday 1st October '13

GramophoneNew York City Opera on the brink of bankruptcyThe company gave what may be its final performance over the weekend unless $7m in last-minute donations can be raisedClassic FM OnlineCrocodile listens to Classic FMIntroducing Caesar …

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