24th October: Herbert Blomstedt and the Leipzig Gewandhaus at the Barbican, footballers who love classical music and the shrinking of music publishing jobs.

Tuesday 24th October '17

In today’s classical news: Herbert Blomstedt and the Leipzig Gewandhaus to perform at the Barbican, Sharon Roffman becomes the new Royal Scottish National Orchestra leader. Also footballers who love classical music, Weinstein and the German …

12th March: Barbara Hannigan’s conducting lessons, The Strad goes to the Barbican, Deutsche Grammophon president leaving for Universal in London

Thursday 12th March '15

Classical News The GuardianBarbara Hannigan: no jacket required…Who says women can’t be conductors? Well, quite a lot of men. So what has the famous soprano Barbara Hannigan learned since she picked up the baton – and …

6th March: Mid-concert selfie stage invasions, why does music give us chills, and censorship claims in US after youth orchestra cancels composer’s Nazi-quoting new work

Friday 6th March '15

Classical News GuardianMid-concert selfie stage invasions – hasn't Dvorák suffered enough?What punishment for the narcissist who leapt on the Royal Festival Hall stage to take a selfie during Dvořák’s New World symphony? If only life were …