April 16th – April 22nd: BBC Launches Young Composer Prom, Hanover State Opera’s New Composer In-Residence, In Honour of Nicholas Angelich, The Solti Foundation Prize

Friday 22nd April '22

BBC Launches Young Composer PromThis year will see the first ever BBC Young Composer Prom featuring six pieces commissioned from 2021 competition winners. The initiative will also launch refreshed education resources and a teacher training network. To …

March 19th – March 25th: Report States ‘Critical Time For Music Education’, In Honour of Michail Jurowski, Bolshoi Star Ballerina Flees Moscow, Interlochen and NY Philharmonic Collaborate

Friday 25th March '22

ISM Report Reveals 'A Critical Time For Music Education'The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has published its latest report on music education in England, revealing ‘huge inequalities’ in the provision, ‘inadequate funding’, and ‘devastating testimony’ from music …

March 5th – March 11th: PRS For Music Suspends Relationship With Russian Right Representation Organisation, The Jürgen Ponto Foundation Prize Winners Announced, Victoires de la Musique Classique Awards 2022, Geffen Hall’s $550 Million Makeover

Friday 11th March '22

PRS For Music Suspends Relationship With Russian Right Representation OrganisationPRS for Music has suspended its rights representation relationship with the Russian Author’s Society (RAO) as a result of UK sanctions stemming from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine …

11th September – 17th September: Kazuki Yamada As New CBSO Chief Conductor, Teodor Currentzis Stays With SWR Symphony Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel In Paris, Jaap van Zweden Resigns As Music Director

Friday 17th September '21

CBSO Names Kazuki Yamada As The New Chief ConductorThe City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra today announces that its next chief conductor is to be Kazuki Yamada. The Japanese musician, born in 1979, has been CBSO’s principal …

17th November: Trinity College launches digital grades and diplomas, Why culture is important, 12 year old composes for the New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Tuesday 17th November '20

Trinity College London launches digital grades and diplomasTrinity College London is now offering digital grades and diplomas. The new online exams are accessible to teachers and candidates worldwide, allowing candidates to continue taking exams digitally …

15th October: NY Philharmonic cancels season, Genesis Foundation launches Kickstart fund, Shortlist for 2020 RPS Awards announced

Thursday 15th October '20

Genesis Foundation launches £1m Kickstart fund for freelancersThe Genesis Foundation, chaired by John Studzinski, has announced a new £1m Kickstart fund in order to support freelancers across the creative sector.The fund will be rolled out …

9th June: Domingo Hindoyan, any black musicians in classical music, concerts and operas in drive-in, Lizzo’s Powerhouse Flute Performance

Tuesday 9th June '20

Domingo Hindoyan announced as new chief conductor of Royal Liverpool Philharmonic OrchestraHindoyan will take the helm in 2021 while Vasily Petrenko steps into the music director role at Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Domingo Hindoyan has been …

September 12th: A new era on the horizon for New York’s classical industry, and goosebumps make you more successful

Wednesday 12th September '18

If you get goosebumps listening to music, you’re more likely to be successful People who get goosebumps are higher achievers, form stronger relationships and live happier, healthier lives, according to a new study. New research says over …

25th June: 11 year old composers wow New York Philharmonic. Glyndebourne announces new programmes for female composers and young musicians

Monday 25th June '18

In today's news: Vienna State Ballet appoints new director. Meet the 11 year old composers who wowed the New York Philharmonic. Deutsche Oper in Berlin offers a week of reduced price opera. Jessica Curry becomes …

7th June: France Musique launches new website, Esa-Pekka Salonen on the end of his three-year tenure at the New York Philharmonic

Thursday 7th June '18

In today’s news: France Musique’s new website, Tom Service is appointed music professor at Gresham College, conductor Jonathan Sternberg has passed away, Michael Hann examines the National and Bon Iver’s open-access publishing platform. The violinist …

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