25th March: Einaudi’s new album tops charts, Britten-Pears Foundation and Snape Maltings merge, and Pablo Anson wins Vienna Film Music Prize

Monday 25th March '19

Ludovico Einaudi releases fastest-streamed classical album of all time Ludovico Einaudi today hits the top spot of the UK classical chart with his new album Seven Days Walking: Day One which has become the fastest-streamed classical …

1st March: André Previn obituary, Einaudi reveals biggest music project yet, 2019 Salisbury festival announced

Friday 1st March '19

Conductor and composer André Previn dies at 89 The conductor and composer André Previn has died at the age of 89. The German-born musician was an extraordinary and versatile talent who blurred the boundaries between jazz, pop, film …

16th January: Menuhin Competition 2018 announces 44 successful candidates for live rounds and what a hologram of Maria Callas can teach us about opera

Tuesday 16th January '18

In today's news: After an Alitalia flight during which her viola da gamba was badly damaged, the owner of the instrument has called on airlines to change their policy. Youth music charity NYMAZ has announced …

19th October: Andras Schiff return to New York Philharmonic as Conductor, what the music industry can learn from #MeToo

Thursday 19th October '17

In today’s news: Andras Schiff return to New York Philharmonic as a Conductor; Opera Director Yuval Sharon awarded MacArthur "Genuis" Grant; Full #OperaPassion Day programme revealed; What the music industry can learn from #MeToo Broadway World Andras …

2nd November: NYOS’s new Artistic Director, BBC 4’s new documentary & Ludovico Einaudi

Wednesday 2nd November '16

Classical News In today's classical news, National Youth Orchestras of Scotland has appointed Nicolas Žekulin as its Chief Executive and Artistic Director. BBC Four has announced the release of a documentary which will explore racial diversity and …

26th September: Arts organisations pledge to address gender imbalances, Humber Bridge to become sound installation for Hull 2017 & CIOC Festival 2016 in October

Monday 26th September '16

Classical News In our news today, arts organisations commit to address their gender imbalances, Humber Bridge becomes sound installation for Hull 2017, and the Canadian International Organ Competition’s 2016 festival will take place in October. Also, Seoul Philharmonic …

3rd March: Streaming markets, presidential candidates’ musical identity & marble music machine

Thursday 3rd March '16

Classical News In today's news, NMZ reports about the increasing streaming market in Germany while BBC takes a look on streaming services and piracy on the Indian market. Also, how presidential candidates constitute their identity in …

14th December: best classical music of 2015, Rodney Milnes dies & Lambertz bridging the gap

Monday 14th December '15

Classical News In today's news, The Guardian lists the best classical music of 2015, Apple enhances classical music browsing in Apple Music with an iTunes update and opera critic Rodney Milnes has died aged 79. Also, …

23rd November: James Rhodes autobiography, Xian Zhang next music director & 10 questions for Einaudi

Monday 23rd November '15

Classical News In today’s news, James Rhodes's autobiography reveals his sexual abuse as a boy and his subsequent battles with mental illness, Xian Zhang has been appointed as the next music director of the New Jersey …

October 26th: Einaudi high in charts, Young Choristers of the Year & Jubilee Opera premiere

Monday 26th October '15

Classical News In today's news, Ludovico Einaudi reached his highest ever chart position and Jubilee Opera presents the world premiere of 'The Drummer Boy of Waterloo'. Also, the winners of BBC Radio 2's Young Choristers of …

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