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13th April: Wigmore Hall announces re-opening, Anne-Sophie Mutter to be new President of German Cancer Aid, An open letter to Macron from show business union

Tuesday 13th April '21

Wigmore Hall announces re-opening festival starting May 17 Wigmore Hall is to re-open to the public on May 17, following the next stage in relaxing restrictions in England taking effect. The renowned London venue has resounded to …

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6th April: 50th anniversary of Stravinsky’s death will be marked by events, Miniatur Wunderland: Train plays classical music, Reopening of cultural venues in mid-May

Tuesday 6th April '21

50th anniversary of Stravinsky’s death to be marked by series of events The 50th anniversary of Igor Stravinsky’s death on 6 April 1971 is to be marked over the coming month with performances – many of …

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25th May: Steven Isserlis receives Glashütte Original Music Festival Award, and Cincinnati World Piano Competition closes

Thursday 25th May '17

In today's Classical News, Steven Isserlis donates his Glashütte prize money, and the Cincinnati World Piano Competition will close after 60 years. Thierry Fischer extends his contract with the Utah Symphony, and Kevin Zhu becomes …

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The Sacconi Chamber Music Festival kicks off tomorrow!

Thursday 19th May '16

Tomorrow the Sacconi Chamber Music Festival kicks off in Folkestone, Kent. From 20 - 22 May it brings many well-known chamber music ensembles and musicians together to celebrate the thrill of live music. The festival will open with …

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14th February: Hidden sheet music discovered, NME sales fall below 20,000, and ‘First Flute’ Internet Instruction Series

Friday 14th February '14

Classic FM Online Alfie Boe and friends unite for Parkinson's concert Comedy duo Armstrong & Miller are set to reform for charity concert in London's Royal Albert Hall in June, performing alongside a host of classical stars …

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WildKat PR Welcomes Jean Muller

Thursday 6th February '14

WildKat PR is delighted to welcome pianist Jean Muller to its client roster. Jean Muller is an internationally established pianist with extraordinary artistic genuineness. Born in Luxembourg in 1979, he was only six when he took his first piano …

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4th December: British Composer Awards, Nazi Shazam app, and Rufus Wainwright

Wednesday 4th December '13

JDCMB British Composer Awards 2013 go to... 13 men and NO women How is it possible in 2013 that 13 men get prizes and there is not one woman in the line up? Gramophone CBSO appoints first Conducting Fellow New …

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Open Goldberg Variations and MuseScore to appear at Classical:NEXT

Tuesday 20th March '12

Open Goldberg Variations director Robert Douglass, pianist Kimiko Ishizaka, and music notation company MuseScore have been invited to demonstrate a unique score-following technology at the Classical:NEXT conference in Munich at the end of May. In …

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