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28th February: Domingos harassment apology gave “false impression”, Kaske Musikpreis for composer Hamel, Marin Alsop will leave position with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Friday 28th February '20

Plácido Domingo says harassment apology gave 'false impression'Spanish opera singer says his words had been misunderstood after apology triggers backlash. Plácido Domingo has rowed back on an apology he made over sexual harassment allegations just …

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3rd April: Classical Music launches mental health campaign, Sondheim awarded honorary Membership of RPS, and Article 13 is passed

Wednesday 3rd April '19

Classical Music launches Harmony In Mind mental health campaign Classical Music magazine has today launched a major campaign to unite the sector in combatting mental illness.Joined by six of the leading mental health and industry charities working in …

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30th March: Marin Alsop to chair Van Cliburn jury, BCMG premiere Robert Reid Allan’s new work and German musicians want to be heard in politics

Monday 1st April '19

Marin Alsop to chair Van Cliburn jury Highly acclaimed and much-loved conductor Marin Alsop has been named as chair of the jury for the next Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Taking place in Fort Worth, Texas, …

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21st February: LPO announce new residency, RCM announce International Women’s Day programme, Unsuk Chin wins the Hamburg Bach Prize

Thursday 21st February '19

London Philharmonic Orchestra announce residency at Saffron Hall The London Philharmonic Orchestra have announced a brand-new residency at Saffron Hall, Essex, to begin in the 2019/20 season.Joining Britten Sinfonia, which has been resident orchestra at the …

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18th February: Free tickets for classical newcomers, Nikola Hillebrand and Johannes Martin Kränzle win prizes

Monday 18th February '19

First-time concert-goers to get star treatment at the Southbank The Southbank Centre announced a new project today, in which newcomers to classical music will be able to attend a concert accompanied by a leading musician or …

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WildKat – 2018 in review

Friday 21st December '18

2018 has been yet another fantastic year for us - we've welcomed some fantastic new clients and new people to our team, expanded our services and achieved some great results along the way.We don't like …

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5th October: BBC Radio 4’s Power List, Charles Aznavour dies, and James Davison wins Jazz Young Musician 2018

Friday 5th October '18

Marin Alsop and Chi-chi Nwanoku placed in top ten of Woman's Hour 2018 Power List Women from across the classical world feature throughout BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour Power List. Conductor Marin Alsop and double-bassist and …

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28th September: Women in Music Power List 2018, Musician’s touring visas and Met Opera commissions female composers

Friday 28th September '18

What happened in this week's #ClassicalNews? Top industry names honoured in BBC Woman's Hour power list Beyoncé has been named music's most powerful woman by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.The superstar came first in a list of …

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16th July: Details of 2019 Carl Nielsen International Competition announced. Festival of Brass underway in County Durham.

Monday 16th July '18

In today's news: Marin Alsop and Antonio Pappano interview: on the BBC Proms' celebration of 100 years of Leonard Bernstein. Details of 2019 Carl Nielsen International Competition announced. Festival of Brass underway in County Durham. …

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6th February: Steven Grahl appointed as new organist at Christ Church Cathedral, Apple Music to overtake Spotify, The University of Leeds renews partnership with Leeds piano

Tuesday 6th February '18

In today's news: The University of Leeds renews partnership with Leeds piano, Steven Grahl appointed as new organist at Christ Church Cathedral, musical instruments in art, Apple Music to overtake Spotify, Scandinavian Airlines changes rules to impose extra …

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