28th June: Musicians protest Brexit, The Hogboon and Festival d’Aix-en-Provence’s New Director

Tuesday 28th June '16

Classical News In today's news, musicians in London protest against Brexit with Beethoven's 'Ode to Joy', Peter Maxwell Davies's final work at Barbican's concert hall, and the National Post questions whether new audiences might be attracted …

7th January: Pierre Boulez dies, El Sistema expanded & TV series about classical music

Thursday 7th January '16

classical news In today’s news, the media is in mourning for Pierre Boulez, London is looking forward to a visit of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra and its conductor Gustavo Dudamel, also “El Sistema France” is …

2nd October: Radio 3’s new artists, Opera Holland Park announces independence & Nicola Benedetti becomes vice- president of National Children’s Orchestra

Friday 2nd October '15

In today's news, Classic FM reports on Nicola Benedetti's appointment as vice-president of the National Children's Orchestra, Opera Holland Park announces independence, Ivan Hewett explains how ancient barriers to classical music no longer exist & …

10th November: David Trendell obituary, Violin-playing patient (93) at Forth Valley Hospital, Agreement at Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Monday 10th November '14

Classical News Guardian David Trendell obituary Organist, teacher and director of music at King’s College London who ran one of the best choirs in Britain Telegraph Vivienne Price - obituary Vivienne Price was a violin teacher who founded the influential National …

Vivienne Price wins Music Teacher Award for Excellence, Lifetime Achievement Award 2014

Monday 10th February '14

We are thrilled to announce that the founder of the National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain, Vivienne Price, is one of two recipients of the Music Teacher Awards for Excellence 2014, Lifetime Achievement Award. The …

6th January: Radio 3 defends playing film scores and the NCO argues young musicians should be given resources to develop in the same was as Olympic athletes

Monday 6th January '14

TelegraphRadio 3 boss defends playing of film scores and TV themes The controller of BBC Radio 3 defends the station from accusations of "dumbing down" and says it will continue to play theme tunes from television …

21st August: Brighton Philharmonic saved from closure, Gilmore Award winners announced, and is classical music good for the brain?

Wednesday 21st August '13

Classic FM OnlineClassical music doesn't improve brain function, study claimsThe Mozart effect could be completely non-existent, according to a new neuro-scientific study in AmericaKatherine Jenkins and José Carreras head to Abu DhabiWelsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins …

23th May: Henri Dutilleux, National Children’s Orchestras and Anders Eliasson

Thursday 23rd May '13

The IndependentGermany celebrates bicentennial of Richard WagnerGermany celebrated the 200th birthday of Richard Wagner, the 19th-century composer. BBC NewsNew free schools include East End music schoolA music school for deprived teenagers in east London and two …

Top Girls

Monday 25th March '13

In the Observer yesterday, Vanessa Thorpe highlighted the apparent sexism in the arts, stating that is it "the norm" in the UK for men to fill the top positions in artistic and cultural institutions. The …