12th February: Chick Corea dies at 79, Wolf Prize for composer Olga Neuwirth, Coronavirus: Roselyne Bachelot opposed to the vaccination passport to enter cultural venues

Friday 12th February '21

Chick Corea, Grammy-winning jazz musician, dies at 79The jazz pioneer Chick Corea has died at the age of 79.According to a post on his Facebook page, the musician died from “a rare form of cancer which was only …

27th April: Coronavirus Interruption Loan inadequate for suffering music sector, Robert Schumann Prize for Olga Neuwirth, Vienna State Opera unveils season 2020/2021

Monday 27th April '20

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme inadequate for suffering music sector, ISM’s flash survey revealsThe Incorporated Society of Musicians’ (ISM) latest flash survey, which focuses on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) has revealed that …

9th December: Vienna Opera’s First Opera by Woman, HMV Christmas Crunch, Pereira’s last triumph at La Scala

Monday 9th December '19

Vienna opera house stages first opera by womanFor the first time in its 150-year history, the Vienna State Opera is staging an opera by a woman.Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth has written a new opera …

18th January: Uzi Wiesel obituary, Hindemith Prize for Aigerim Seilova and London’s Prokofiev Festival

Friday 18th January '19

Cellist Uzi Wiesel has died aged 92 The Israeli cellist and pedagogue Uzi Wiesel, who studied at the Academy of Music in Tel Aviv and returned to teach there for over 30 years, has died aged 92 …

10th July: Complimentary Course of Beethoven Sonatas, Rise and Fall of Record Labels and Radical Re-Interpretation of Lulu

Wednesday 10th July '13

The New York TimesComing From Stephen Schwartz: A Musical About an Opera Impresario — in GermanWith the Broadway hits “Pippin” and “Wicked” under his belt, Stephen Schwartz tried his hand at opera, to mixed response, with “Séance on …

8th August: Auctions, Apps and Demolitions

Wednesday 8th August '12

Classic FM‘Fifty Shades of Grey- The Classical Album’ set for release on EMI EMI are releasing an album of classical music chosen by author E L James.Charles Ives’ house to be demolished?  Developers are looking to …