13th March: Chicago Symphony musicians on strike, BBC Radio 3’s Big Chamber Weekend and Havelländische music festival’s new program

Wednesday 13th March '19

Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians go on strike On Sunday evening the musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra walked out of negotiations with the Board of Trustees and announced that they would not return to work until …

26th August: middle-aged musicians, Carol Competition, One Direction split

Wednesday 26th August '15

Classical News In today's news, middle-aged musicians are missing out, Classic FM's reaction to the One Direction split and BBC Radio 3 launches Christmas Carol Competition. Telegraph Middle-aged musicians are missing out Now is the best time in human …

27th February: The musical and environmental mindfulness of John Luther Adams, classical music cannot turn a deaf ear to sexual abuse, and the Iranian and Israeli who make chamber music together

Friday 27th February '15

Classical News GuardianThe musical and environmental mindfulness of John Luther AdamsThe activist and composer is inspired by the natural processes he sees all around him – but refuses to let politics take charge of the musicThe …

19th May: BBC Young Musician of the Year, violin strung with human hair & sword swallower makes opera debut

Monday 19th May '14

Classical Music MagazineBBC Young Musician 2014: 17-year-old pianist Martin James BartlettPianist Martin James Bartlett is the winner of the BBC Young Musician 2014 competition, which took place at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on 18 May. The …

Third Annual Music@Malling Festival Begins…

Tuesday 24th September '13

This week will see the start of the third annual Music@Malling Festival, which will be taking place in West Malling, Kent. The event will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Benjamin Britten, showcasing composers who …