3rd May: Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra names Osmo Vänskä as music director, Nicholas Collon is chief conductor of Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Julia Fischer launches Kindersinfoniker

Friday 3rd May '19

Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra names Osmo Vänskä as its next Music Director Osmo Vänskä will become the new Music Director of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra next year. He will step down from his position as Music Director of …

22nd February: Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s ReConnect programme, Nicola Benedetti’s education work and Dominick Argento obituary

Friday 22nd February '19

Scottish Chamber Orchestra to bring ReConnect programme into the community The Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s ReConnect programme – a series of interactive music workshops for people living with dementia – is to take place in a public …

22nd February: Classical Influence in the Oscar-nominated ‘Moonlight’, Johannes Bultmann, and the healing powers of music

Wednesday 22nd February '17

In today's news, Archie Roach discusses the healing powers of music, and in May the London Philharmonic Orchestra will perform as guests in Dresden. Berlioz’s ‘Symphonie Fantastique’ proves itself to be a piece of classical music that makes …

2nd July: Amateur & Virtual orchestras at the Proms and Sibelius symphonies series released

Tuesday 2nd August '16

Classical News In our classical news today, amateur orchestras are competing for a spot at the BBC Proms, BIS Records release the final recording of the Minnesota Orchestra's celebrated Sibelius symphonies series & BBC creates a …

15th May: Guardian live-streams I Fagiolini’s Betryal, the Telegraph guide to Glyndebourne 2015 and restructure at Proper Music Distribution

Friday 15th May '15

Classical News In today's news the Guardian will be live-streaming tonight's performance of I Fagiolini's Betrayal and the Telegraph have provided their expert guide on what to eat, drink and wear to Glyndebourne. Proper Music Distribution, which …

12th December: Arvo Pärt interview, André Rieu sells out Romanian concert tickets in hours and Welsh choir wins UK Choir of the Year Competition

Friday 12th December '14

Classical News The TelegraphArvo Pärt interview: 'music says what I need to say'A rare audience with the monk-like Estonian minimalist who may be the world's greatest living composerClassic FMAndré Rieu sells out Romanian concert tickets in …

4th December: Minnesota Orchestra loss of $650,000, making music together promotes integration, Karajan: a new film

Thursday 4th December '14

Classical News The Guardian Was Kyung Wha Chung right to upbraid a coughing child disturbing her recital? A violinist has suggested to a child’s parents they ‘bring her back when she’s older’. Fair enough? Karajan: a new film – …

29th April: Julian Lloyd Webber to stop playing cello & today’s children more musical than previous generation, says study

Tuesday 29th April '14

Classic FM OnlineChildren today 'more musical' than previous generation, says studyYoung people today are more likely to learn a musical instrument than their parents, according to a new YouGov research study commissioned by Philharmonia.Julian Lloyd …

14th April: Humour in classical music, higher standards for music GCSEs and ENO appoints new executive director

Monday 14th April '14

The Telegraph Classical music, funny? Surely you're joking... Ivan Hewett explains how classical music often contains more wit and humour than we give it credit for. The Guardian The story behind the posthumous premiere of Górecki's Fourth Symphony Henryk Górecki's …

27th March: Vanska returns, Roth new Music Director in Cologne, Lang Lang’s app competition

Thursday 27th March '14

The GuardianBBC promises 'strongest commitment to the arts in a generation'New season will see extra £3m spent on productions of Shakespeare and live broadcasts from Glyndebourne and Hay.BBC Music MagazineChetham’s School of Music announces plans …

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