15th January: Opera Holland Park’s Volpe Retires, CS Young Artist Award Winner Announced, Billie Eilish sings for Bond

Wednesday 15th January '20

Opera Holland Park general director Michael Volpe announces retirementMichael Volpe, general director at Opera Holland Park, has announced his retirement after 31 years with the company.Volpe will take early retirement after the 2020 season and …

27th May: Budapest Festival Orchestra to cancel concerts, YCAT Artists announced & Volpe on engaging new audiences

Friday 27th May '16

Classical News In our news today, Budapest Festival Orchestra cancels concerts due to funding cuts, the YCAT Artists 2016 have been announced & Michael Volpe comments on engaging audiences from a very young age. Also, the Telegraph …

21st May: Pianist James Rhodes wins right to publish autobiography telling of abuse, Harmonia Mundi set to be sold to Belgian independent PIAS and BBC’s Ten Pieces extends classical music programme to teenagers

Thursday 21st May '15

Classical News In today's news the BBC have announced the extension of their Ten Pieces project to secondary schools, however Ivan Hewett comments that we shouldn't dumb down music for teenagers and lists his alternative pieces. …

18th March: Opera for the Family, East Coast Cancellations and Confirmed Titanic Violin

Monday 18th March '13

The Guardian Iraq war 10 years on: 'One problem has been the withdrawal of the educated elite. So many have emigrated' Composer Husam Aldeen al-Ansari explains how Iraq's national orchestra has struggled to survive amid religious disapproval Conservatives …

10th July: Kaija Saariaho, Daniel Barenboim and Sarah Connolly

Tuesday 10th July '12

The TelegraphLet's have much more opera on the beachGarsington has proved a hit when beamed to the sands of Skegness.The chromatic slithering of Delius leaves me coldDelians claims his music evokes the soul of the …

Classical Music News – 1st July

Friday 1st July '11

Every day the WildKat team scan newspapers, websites and blogs for interesting classical music news, and now we’ve decided to publish our lists so that you can get a classical music news summary each day. …