Angel Blue makes her debut at the Paris Opera

Monday 27th June '22

The American soprano will be Marguerite in Charles Gounod's Faust from June 28th to July 13rdBorn in California, Angel Blue studied music at UCLA. She opened the 2019-2020 season of the Metropolitan Opera in New …

5th October: Royal Opera House sell portrait to raise funds, Neef to accelerate Paris Opera house recovery, Ingenpass success at the competition for song art, 10 Classical Concerts to Stream in October

Monday 5th October '20

Royal Opera House to sell Hockney portrait to raise fundsThe painting of Sir David Webster will be auctioned at Christie's this month and is expected to fetch up to £18m.Current chief executive Alex Beard said …

27th August: Alondra de la Parra launches The Impossible Orchestra, Andrea Moses becomes new opera director in Weimar, Paris Opera: Alexander Neef’s appointment brought forward to 1 September

Thursday 27th August '20

Alondra de la Parra launches The Impossible OrchestraKeen to play her part in supporting the women and children suffering abuse and hardship in her native Mexico – a situation greatly worsened during the pandemic – …

June 12th: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland hosts digital open day, Leftists want to anchor culture in Basic Law, Stéphane Lissner departs from Opéra de Paris

Friday 12th June '20

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland hosts first digital open dayThe Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is set to host its first digital open day for prospective students amid the Covid-19 pandemic.Scotland’s national conservatoire will open its doors …

5th March: VOCES8 Foundation win Classic FM Public Choice Award, The Future of Orchestra’s is Female, L’Arop promotes L’Opera de Paris

Thursday 5th March '20

VOCES8 Foundation win The Classic FM Public Choice AwardThe VOCES8 Foundation have won The Classic FM Public Choice Award at the Music & Drama Education Awards.Delighted to win The Classic FM Public Choice Award. …

4th March: Honorary award ceremony at the Royal College of music, Jonas Kaufmann is awarded honorary doctorate, Strike movement restarts at Paris Opera House

Wednesday 4th March '20

HRH The Prince of Wales honours celebrated musicians at RCM ceremonyHRH The Prince of Wales conferred honours to a number of celebrated figures in the international music world at a ceremony held today (3 March …

27th January: 2020 Grammy Winners, New Building for Städtische Bühnen, Paris Opera Strike Ends

Monday 27th January '20

2020 Grammy Winners: The Complete ListBillie Eilish, Lizzo and Lil Nas X picked up trophies at the 62nd annual awards.The 62nd annual Grammy Awards were on Sunday. Here are highlights from the show:Billie Eilish won …

23rd January: Deborah Dugan makes corruption claim, Tabea Zimmermann receives price, death of Bernard Gabel

Thursday 23rd January '20

Ousted Grammy Awards boss Deborah Dugan makes corruption claimsVoting for the Grammy Awards is "ripe with corruption", Recording Academy chief Deborah Dugan has claimed, days after she was suspended from her job. Dugan said she …

6th January: Additional Funding for UK Music Education, International Opera, Comédie Française and Opéra de Paris join Forces

Monday 6th January '20

UK Government announces £85m funding for music in schools, hopes children leave “able to read and write music”State school Music Education Hubs will be supported throughout 2020/21 so children have the “opportunity to learn an …

10th December: Decca celebrates 90th anniversary, Hungary’s “guiding” culture, Paris Opera strike

Tuesday 10th December '19

Decca celebrates 90th anniversary in ChinaDecca Records celebrated its 90th anniversary in China last week with a special event at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing. The event, organised by Decca, …

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