15th June: HMV is back, Sibelius Violin Competition postponed, Claude Samuel passed away, Operalia Competition Postponed until 2021

Monday 15th June '20

HMV owner Doug Putman on the return of the music chain after lockdownHMV is back.After three months of lockdown, the music chain is reopening this week (June 15) after the government eased restrictions on ‘non-essential’ …

22th July: Composers seek new definition of greatness in a digital age, semi-finals round of Operalia Competition & SWR Symphony Orchestra at Donaueschinger Musiktage

Friday 22nd July '16

Classical News In today's news, Susanna Eastburn takes exception to the claim that the age of great composers is dead, BBC announces presenters for amateur orchestra series, and twenty-eight singers reach semi-finals round of Plácido Domingo’s …

November 19th: Pianist wins Women of the Future awards, Cecilie Ore writes a choral tribute to Pussy Riot & Da Vinchi’s “viola organista” built

Tuesday 19th November '13

GramophoneSoprano Sonya Yoncheva signs to Sony ClassicalBulgarian Soprano Sonya Yoncheva has signed to Sony Classical, in what is described as an ‘exclusive long-term agreement’. Former Operalia winner to begin deal with homage to the Belle …

13th September: Nobel prize, 20th anniversary of Operalia, and Ray Dolby dies

Friday 13th September '13

GramophoneDownload the new Gramophone Classical Music Awards PodcastGramophone discuss the instrumental, orcehstral, early, baroque vocal and opera winners, which is now available to stream or downloadThe Independent'A true visionary': Sound pioneer Ray Dolby dies aged …

13th June: Vinny Golia, Judith Nelson and Placido Domingo’s Operalia competition

Wednesday 13th June '12

Classical Music MagazineBreakthrough for blind musicians as Prima Vista signs deal with OUPMs Machell, based in Leeds, has her own music publishing and software company, Prima Vista Braille Music Services, which provides music to enable …