29th April: Kurt Weill opera to be heard again after 80 years, Music for Syria aims to raise £90,000 in 90 minutes and Bundesjugendorchester celebrates 50th anniversary

Monday 29th April '19

Kurt Weill opera silenced by Nazis to be heard again after 80 years German composer Kurt Weill is ranked high among the best of the 20th century and his music remains popular outside the classical world, from the …

14th February: Rory Kinnear on directing a brand new opera, Naxos closes streaming service, and 2017 Grammys

Tuesday 14th February '17

 In today's Classical News, Rory Kinnear talks about directing a brand new opera, and Naxos closes its failed streaming platform after only a year. Violinist Annelle Gregory wins the 2017 Sphinx Competition, on Sunday afternoon …

19th January: ICMA winners announced, applications open for the inaugural Bartok World International Violin Competition & Festival Ultraschall

Thursday 19th January '17

 Classical News In today’s classical news, in order to raise money for young musicians facing challenging circumstances, National Orchestra for All is inviting members of the public to play as part of a professional orchestra. Winners …

12th December: Spotify to take on iTunes Radio, New Chief for Chicago Symphony, and artist income

Thursday 12th December '13

The Guardian Spotify to take on iTunes Radio with free tier for its music apps 11 December event expected to expand free mobile access from US, although on-demand streams will be limitedThe New York Times Kennedy Center Names …

8th May: Karlheinz Stockhausen, Mitsuko Uchida and Steve Martland

Wednesday 8th May '13

The GuardianA guide to Karlheinz Stockhausen's musicOur contemporary composers series ends with the most divisive figure of them all: Stockhausen. The IndependentMitsuko Uchida: The plight of the music prodigy pushed too far, too fast Young musicians need …

4th May: Timothy Andres, Alan Hacker obituary and RPS Gold Medal for Uchida

Friday 4th May '12

The TelegraphTimothy Andres: New face American pianist and composer Timothy Andres started improvising pieces at the age of six.The GuardianAlan Hacker obituaryInspiring clarinettist who played a key role in new music and performance on period instruments.NY …

14th Mar: Helicopters, ‘Hot Brit’ and the Hungarian State Opera

Wednesday 14th March '12

LA TimesConductor Dies After Collapsing During Bach Performance.Vincent LaGuardia, 68, the longtime conductor of the Arapahoe Philharmonic, collapsed during a performance of Bach's "Toccata and Fugue in D minor" at a concert in Colorado. He later …

8th March – Alan Gilbert, Muse/ique and Mini Operas

Thursday 8th March '12

Classical Music MagazineRunnicles Assembles Star Cast For BBCSSO Tristan.The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra will perform the three acts of Tristan und Isolde over a set of three concerts that will take place between September 2012 and …