Verbier Festival launch ‘Virtual Verbier Festival’ – The Music Plays On

Tuesday 9th June '20

The Verbier Festival is paying tribute to its family of artists during this unprecedented time with the Virtual Verbier FestivalThe Verbier Festival invites music-lovers around the world to enjoy its annual festival in a new …

14th May: Classic FM draws 196,000 new listeners, University of Music in Dresden changes admission procedure, Renaud Capuçon presents “Rendez-vous à Paris”

Thursday 14th May '20

Classic FM draws 196,000 new listeners who flock to classical music for reassurance and comfortClassic FM has welcomed a huge 196,000 new listeners over the last year, according to new figures released by RAJAR (Radio …

27th September: Pianist Paul Badura-Skoda has died at the age of 91, Bamberger Symphoniker live im Internet, Le Centre national de la musique prend forme

Friday 27th September '19

Pianist Paul Badura-Skoda has died at the age of 91Badura-Skoda was much respected and played under the baton of Wilhelm Furtwängler, Herbert von Karajan, Hans Knappertsbusch, Hermann Scherchen and George Szell. Hearing of the Austrian …

7th March: Maxim Vengerov made Honorary Doctor of the Royal College of Music, medici.tv to livestream 2019 Carl Nielsen Competition, Jacques Loussier Obituary

Thursday 7th March '19

‘Music education empowers kids’ – violinist Maxim Vengerov Speaking at the Royal College of Music, Maxim Vengerov told Classic FM: “Music education empowers kids with two very important things – they are being creative by playing instruments and …

Der Festivaltrend floriert!

Thursday 22nd June '17

Theaterferien, Spielzeitpause, Schulferien - Sommerloch? Wenn die Saison endet, geht es vielerorts erst so richtig los! Die Klassik-Festivals sind zum unaufhaltsamen Trend geworden.„Von Hitzacker bis Rheingau, Freden bis Nürtingen: Deutschland hat mehr als 300 Festivals …

24th May: security improvement of big events & Van Cliburn Piano Competition live stream

Wednesday 24th May '17

In today's news: why Manchester will never stop celebrating its music, and Voices Now Festival returns for 2017 with Mara Carlyle and Mc Zani. How to improve the security of big events, and the Potsdam Sanssouci Music …

The Cliburn 2017

Friday 13th January '17

The 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition will be taking place at the Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, from 25th May to 10th June 2017.We had the chance to catch up with Jacques Marquis, …

14th September: Olding stepping down from SSO, BPO’s new Director & Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2016

Wednesday 14th September '16

Classical News In today's classical news, Olding is stepping down as concertmaster of Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is appointing new Director of Orchestra and Hall Operations. Also, The Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2016 …

28th January: Wigmore Hall partners with medici.tv, death of Duval & Julian Lloyd Webber BMI president

Thursday 28th January '16

Classical News In today's news, Wigmore Hall announces new partnership with medici.tv and Gramophone Magazine reports that soprano Denise Deval has died. Also, cellist Julian Lloyd Webber is named Birmingham and Midland Institute president and a task …

13th November: Chariots of Fire composer writes piece of music for Rosetta comet mission, Vanessa-Mae banned from skiing for four years and Jiří Bělohlávek awarded the 2014 Antonín Dvořák Prize.

Thursday 13th November '14

Classical News TelegraphChariots of Fire composer writes piece of music for Rosetta comet missionThe world-renowned musician, Vangelis composes a piece of music specially for European Space Agency and inspired by the Rosetta missionThe StradViolinist-turned-Olympian Vanessa-Mae banned …

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