30th October: Weir commission, Opera on the iPad & NYCGB’s PRS award

Friday 30th October '15

Classical News In today's news, Judith Weir has her first major commission as Master of the Queen's Music, the British Composer Awards 2015 shortlist is announced, and Royal College of Music will acquire the English National Ballet …

Our top 10 #ClassicalWomen to celebrate on International Women’s Day 2015

Friday 6th March '15

In the week leading up to International Women's Day the team at WildKat PR have been discussing some of the best moments, pieces, events and performances that have come from classical women. Here are 10 …

23rd July: Nicola Benedetti ‘relieved and delighted’ about £18million funding increase, a guide to the music of Judith Weir and Lang Lang gives basketball star LeBron James a piano lesson

Wednesday 23rd July '14

Classical News Classic FMNicola Benedetti 'relieved and delighted' about £18million funding increaseThousands of young people will benefit from an increase in funding for music education hubs, Education Minister Nick Gibb announced today, a move welcomed by violinist and …

22nd July: Rod Franks, principal trumpet of the LSO, has been killed in a car crash, Judith Weir prepares to be a radical master of the Queen’s music and Universal boss slams ‘unwelcoming, elitist’ classical music concerts

Tuesday 22nd July '14

Classical News Classic FM London Symphony Orchestra’s principal trumpet dies in car crashRod Franks, principal trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra, has been killed in a car crash.The Guardian Judith Weir prepares to be a radical master of …

28th June: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies diagnosed with Leukaemia and HMV set to return to original site opened by Elgar

Friday 28th June '13

Classic FMGerman musicians beg Angela Merkel to allow instruments through customsDaniel Barenboim, Andras Schiff, Viktoria Mullova and 27 other German performers are protesting against expensive customs regulations.GramophoneRSNO appoints new assistant conductorJean-Claude Picard is chosen over …