fbpx
14th December: Grammy nominations, Maximilian Orders and saving Stradivari’s spruces

Friday 14th December '18

What happened in this week's #ClassicalNews? Classical Grammy nominations announced The 2018 Grammy nominations have been announced, with several string performances among the classical contenders.Laurie Anderson and the Kronos Quartet were nominated in the Best Chamber Music/Small …

Read
28th September: Women in Music Power List 2018, Musician’s touring visas and Met Opera commissions female composers

Friday 28th September '18

What happened in this week's #ClassicalNews? Top industry names honoured in BBC Woman's Hour power list Beyoncé has been named music's most powerful woman by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.The superstar came first in a list of …

Read
15th May: 300 children perform with RPO, Germany’s biggest youth competition in Lübeck, Glenn Branca dies at 69

Tuesday 15th May '18

In today's news: Composer Glenn Branca dies at 69, new book researches the deaths of 70 of the best-known classical composers, 300 school children to play with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The biggest German music youth competition …

Read
15th June: Jose Antonio Abreu, Anna Netrebko and Missy Mazzoli

Friday 15th June '12

The GuardianJosé Antonio Abreu on Venezuela's El Sistema miracleIn a rare interview, José  Antonio Abreu talks about his passion for Venezuela's extraordinary musical programme that gives children a route out of poverty.BBC Music MagazineAnna Netrebko and …

Read