18th February: Free tickets for classical newcomers, Nikola Hillebrand and Johannes Martin Kränzle win prizes

Monday 18th February '19

First-time concert-goers to get star treatment at the Southbank The Southbank Centre announced a new project today, in which newcomers to classical music will be able to attend a concert accompanied by a leading musician or …

16th August: Pianist calls for shorter classical shows, Composed app to shut down & Aziz Shokhakimov wins Salzburg Festival Young Conductor award

Tuesday 16th August '16

Classical News In today's news, Pianist Stephen Hough calls for shorter classical shows to attract younger audiences, Classic FM’s Composed app is to shut down at the end of this month, and Aziz Shokhakimov wins Salzburg Festival Young …

5th June: Nico Muhly and Iestyn Davies interviewed, Montreal International Musical Competition announced three winners, 25 year old opera composer Matthew Aucoin does it all

Friday 5th June '15

Classical News In today's classical news The Telegraph features an interview with Nico Muhly and Iestyn Davies, Chausson’s opera has languished in the shadows for over a century and The Large Hadron Collider has 'composed' a …

12th May: Berlin Philharmonic in deadlock over new conductor, can Nicky Morgan fund classical music education, listening to new music can help dementia, John Whittingdale is the new Minister for Culture, Media and Sport

Tuesday 12th May '15

Classical News Much of today's news is reporting the deadlock of the members of the Berlin Philharmonic: they failed to come to a decision over their next chief conductor yesterday. In the Guardian, pianist James Rhodes …

16th February: Nico Muhly shares his musical passions, have we become too posh for the Gods and 300 Android phones play Beethoven’s ‘Ode To Joy’

Monday 16th February '15

Classical News GuardianFacing the music: Nico MuhlyBoulez, Blake and Beyoncé... composer Nico Muhly shares his musical passionsTelegraphHave we become too posh for the Gods?Rupert Christiansen laments the declining popularity of the cheap seats at the operaThe …

4th November: Sakari Oramo’s new role, new generation of composers, and Renée Fleming cancels concert

Monday 4th November '13

The Telegraph Sakari Oramo: 'Britain was my destiny' Finland's Sakari Oramo talks to Ivan Hewett about the challenges of becoming the BBCSO's new chief conductor – and his uncanny sense of homecoming Gramophone Setting up a classical ensemble in …

Ben Frost’s The Wasp Factory

Wednesday 2nd October '13

Ben Frost who has been described by Time Out Magazine as a ‘laconic composer’ has adapted Iain Banks’ cult novel ‘The Wasp Factory’ into an opera, premiering tonight, at The Royal Opera House and showing …

29th May: Ian Bostridge, Nico Muhly and Chris Botti

Tuesday 29th May '12

The TelegraphThomas Blumire: young composer who defies barriersAt 19, Thomas Blumire is a promisingly talented and already accomplished composer, currently hoping to study for a degree in music.Ian Bostridge on Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: 'I'd never have …

12th January – A Beethoven gem, and youth’s moment in the sun

Thursday 12th January '12

GramophoneViolinist Israel Baker Has Died, Aged 92.The violinist Israel Baker has died at his home in Los Angeles aged 92.Thomas Quasthoff Withdraws From The Spotlight.Citing ill health, the German baritone retires.BBC NewsLetter Penned By Beethoven …

Classical Music News 22nd November – Innovation on both sides of the Atlantic: ‘The Music Box’, New Orleans, ‘Yes’ in the Linbury Studio and a very different St. Matthew Passion

Tuesday 22nd November '11

New York TimesA Symphony of Floorboads, Pipes and Stairs“You’re going to have a house, and the house makes music. When you get here, you’ll figure it out.” One of New Orleans' most recent and innovative …

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