3rd May: Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra names Osmo Vänskä as music director, Nicholas Collon is chief conductor of Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Julia Fischer launches Kindersinfoniker

Friday 3rd May '19

Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra names Osmo Vänskä as its next Music Director Osmo Vänskä will become the new Music Director of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra next year. He will step down from his position as Music Director of …

17th February: Handel opera gets period punch, and music education receives aid

Friday 17th February '17

In today's news, star violinist David Garrett receives the Frankfurter Musikpreis, and the critique of Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie: accessibility not guaranteed. Finland musicians explore the fusion of classical and metal, and Handel opera gets a period …

2nd July: Amateur & Virtual orchestras at the Proms and Sibelius symphonies series released

Tuesday 2nd August '16

Classical News In our classical news today, amateur orchestras are competing for a spot at the BBC Proms, BIS Records release the final recording of the Minnesota Orchestra's celebrated Sibelius symphonies series & BBC creates a …

11th July: Concert pianist Nicholas McCarthy on music education and the Paralympics, Michael Billington asks why the Arts Council is punishing ENO for innovation and imagination and Principal Guest positions for Vänskä and Stenz

Friday 11th July '14

Classical News The Telegraph Concert pianist Nicholas McCarthy on music education and the Paralympics The first left-hand only pianist to graduate from the Royal College of Music tells Lucinda Everett why he's glad he was a late bloomer …

29th April: Julian Lloyd Webber to stop playing cello & today’s children more musical than previous generation, says study

Tuesday 29th April '14

Classic FM OnlineChildren today 'more musical' than previous generation, says studyYoung people today are more likely to learn a musical instrument than their parents, according to a new YouGov research study commissioned by Philharmonia.Julian Lloyd …

Highlights of this year’s BBC Proms, classical music street art, and Dame Kiri’s final bow

Friday 25th April '14

The GuardianPet Shop Boys, CBeebies and Military Wives among Proms debutsOther highlights of this year’s BBC Proms season include the Berlin Philharmonic, Budapest Festival Orchestra, and the return of both Daniel Barenboim and Marin Alsop, …

27th March: Vanska returns, Roth new Music Director in Cologne, Lang Lang’s app competition

Thursday 27th March '14

The GuardianBBC promises 'strongest commitment to the arts in a generation'New season will see extra £3m spent on productions of Shakespeare and live broadcasts from Glyndebourne and Hay.BBC Music MagazineChetham’s School of Music announces plans …

3rd March: Spotify & Ministry of Sound settle lawsuit & Arts Council responds to regional balance debate

Monday 3rd March '14

Guardian  Spotify and Ministry of Sound settle music playlists copyright lawsuit Playlists based on the dance brand’s compilations will be removed from streaming service’s search engine. Alice Herz-Sommer, 1903–2014: remembered by Ed Vulliamy The Observer's Ed Vulliamy recalls his …

11th February 2014: Osmo Vanska calls for Minnesota Orchestra president to stand down and interview with Richard Wheatly, Chairman of JazzFM

Tuesday 11th February '14

Huffington PostThe Sphinx Organisation: democratising classical musicThis week IMG Artists announced a new partnership with the Sphinx Organization, a non-profit working to transform lives through the power of diversity in the arts.The TelegraphRadio 3's job is to enrich Britain’s …

9th October: Drastic change for Financial Times, Naxos Christmas app, and Berlin for musical capital

Wednesday 9th October '13

The GuardianFinancial Times to move to single global print editionThe Financial Times is to institute path-breaking changes to the production of its printed newspaper that appear to be the penultimate step towards becoming a digital-only publicationGramophoneNaxos to …

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