19th December: Wexford Festival Opera confirms 2018 programme, Maria João Pires announces her retirement from performing and VR defines the future of music

Tuesday 19th December '17

In today's news: Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason is one of the brightest young stars in classical music; Leeds International Piano announces 68 pianists for the first round of the competition, Virtual Reality and the future of music. Also, musicians, music therapists …

24th January: Barenboim to conduct La Scala Abbado tribute, Canterbury Cathedral’s first girl’s choir & Deutsche Grammophon embraces rock music

Friday 24th January '14

Classic FM OnlineBarenboim to conduct Abbado tribute at La ScalaDaniel Barenboim, the current music director of La Scala, will lead the Milan opera house's orchestra in a tribute to former La Scala director Claudio Abbado, …

17th December: Poet Laureate writes poem for the Royal Philharmonic Society, Berlin’s cultural image is ‘poor but sexy’ & the Fishwives Choir

Tuesday 17th December '13

GuardianCarol Ann Duffy writes poem for Royal Philharmonic Society's bicentenary Poet laureate celebrates 200 years of the society that commissioned Beethoven's 9th with ode titled Philharmonic. Gig and theatre tickets still subject to 'hidden charges' Fees and charges …

New multi-million pound development for Belgium Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel

Wednesday 9th October '13

The Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium has confirmed the development of a new multi-million pound building, which will be a literal backdrop to their original Art Deco building. Designed by architects Olivier Bastin, Sébastien …

Top Girls

Monday 25th March '13

In the Observer yesterday, Vanessa Thorpe highlighted the apparent sexism in the arts, stating that is it "the norm" in the UK for men to fill the top positions in artistic and cultural institutions. The …

Augustin Dumay Live in Paris Tonight

Friday 22nd February '13

Tonight Augustin Dumay is performing at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Paris. He is launching his new disc Franck and Strauss Violin Sonatas with a performance with pianist Louis Lortie. This new release is part of an …

Behind the Scenes at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel

Wednesday 20th February '13

With an extensive programme of events happening at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in the past month, the young musicians have spent a lot of their time in various rehearsals. Here is a sneak peek …

Jessica Duchen meets Augustin Dumay

Wednesday 22nd August '12

This week, Jessica Duchen publishes the first part of her extended interview with Augustin Dumay. In it, Dumay discusses his career as both a solo violinist and conductor as well as his new CD; Camille …

WildKat PR welcomes Augustin Dumay to its client roster

Thursday 24th May '12

WildKat PR is delighted to welcome world-famous violinist and conductor Augustin Dumay to its client roster. Dumay is Musical Director of the Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie and Musical Director of the Kansai Philharmonic …