10th February: save Radio New Zealand classical music station, Music Oscar for Berlin composer Guðnadóttir, Italian soprano Mirella Freni died

Monday 10th February '20

Calls to save Radio New Zealand classical music station reach crescendoPlans to cut Radio New Zealand Concert and replace it with a youth station meet resistance from die-hard fansRadio New Zealand Concert, the staid …

24th January: The first female conductor at Oscars, Norddeutsche Philharmonie searches for agreement, Karine Deshayes becomes ambassador for Tous à l’opéra days

Friday 24th January '20

Oscars to feature a female orchestra conductor for first time in historyIrish-born composer-conductor and Classic FM presenter, Eímear Noone, will make history in leading the orchestra at the 92nd Academy Awards.A woman will be conducting …

28th January: Youth are turning to classical music, English National Opera reveals diversity drive, grammy-award winning composer Michel Legrand dies

Monday 28th January '19

Young people are turning to classical music to escape ‘noise of modern life’ To many, the decision announced last week to launch Scala Radio, a major new station founded on the belief that classical music can appeal …

2nd March: Andrea Bocelli wins Best Classical Artist, Leipzig to receive the European Heritage Label, Sound and Music to celebrate women throughout March

Friday 2nd March '18

In today's news, concert at St. John's Smith Square to raise money for Syrian homeless, Andrea Bocelli wins Best Classical Award, Sound and Music to celebrate women throughout March, calls for gender party across the …

27th February: a portrait of pianist Gerhard Oppitz, and a guide to 2017’s bold, inventive Oscar’s Music

Monday 27th February '17

Classical News In today's news: why Wagner's Die Meistersinger strikes a chord in the age of Brexit, and classical music schow hits wrong note in 'extravagance' row.  Apple Music partners with Royal College of  Music. Conductor …

20th February: Conductor Bernard Haitink appointed highest Dutch civil honour & famous US-Festival takes place in Berlin concert hall

Monday 20th February '17

Classical News In today's news: conductor Bernard Haitink awarded highest Dutch civil honour, and thousands urge council to reject proposals to scrap music tutors in Aberdeen. Famous US festival takes place in Berlin concert hall, and …

January 25th: LFBM loses leadership, Classic FM at 25, Burns Night 2017

Wednesday 25th January '17

 In today's Classical News, the London Festival of Baroque Music is to lose its artistic director and festival manager, and an ABO report finds orchestras are playing more, but losing income on all fronts.  Classic …

18th September: Gramophone Awards Highlights, Connolly on Arts Education and Sir David Willcocks Obituary

Friday 18th September '15

Classical News In today's news, Classic FM reports on Gramophone Awards highlights, and Sarah Connolly argues that the government neglects arts education and funding at its peril. Also, BBC Music Magazine writes Sir David Willcock's obituary Classic FM Gramophone …

24th February: Play a concert hall piano, 10 things to know about Simon Rattle’s new concert hall, Noah Stewart’s favourite music, Frank Peter Zimmermann to return his Stradivarius

Tuesday 24th February '15

Classical News The GuardianFacing the music: Noah StewartNat King Cole, Nina Simone and New York City – tenor Noah Stewart on his musical passions on and off the stageThe pitfalls and perks of playing a concert …

13th February: English National Opera told to put its house in order, is art best enjoyed in company? and Toy Story’s Randy Newman: ‘I just don’t like directors’

Friday 13th February '15

Classical News GuardianEnglish National Opera told to put its house in orderArts Council puts opera company under ‘special’ plan, demanding it improves business model – or it faces a funding cutTelegraphIs art best enjoyed in company?Art …

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