23rd March: Kyung-Wha Chung cancels performances due to injury, Simon Rattle shows support for the Konzerthaus, Free instruments and music lessons

Tuesday 23rd March '21

Kyung-Wha Chung cancels performances due to hand injuryThe violinist Kyung-Wha Chung has cancelled several performances due to an unspecified injury in her left hand.The 72-year-old soloist had been due to perform at Namdong Sorae Arts …

17th December: Music education linked with higher achievement, Stuttgart Citizens’ forum in favour of reconstraction of Opera-House, Teacher launches a channel dedicated to the solo cello

Thursday 17th December '20

Taking music qualification linked with higher achievement, study findsResearch from Cambridge Assessment has found that taking a music qualification is linked with higher achievement in school. Conducted by Tim Gill, the study of 478,085 students found that the …

9th November: Kanneh-Masons perform on Strictly, How can choral singing be secured against Covid-19?, Secure help for the cultural scene

Monday 9th November '20

Such a beautiful performance from The Kanneh-MasonsOn last night's episode of the UK programme, Strictly Come Dancing, the Kanneh-Mason family gave a moving rendition of the classic, Ave Maria - part of a special guest …

30th June: Angela Hewitt honoured, Singing ban, Love project 2020, Choir perform without masks

Tuesday 30th June '20

Angela Hewitt honoured by Wigmore HallThe pianist Angela Hewitt has been awarded the Wigmore Medal on stage at Wigmore Hall after her all-Bach recital last Thursday, a concert broadcast live from an empty hall on …

24th April: Liverpool Philharmonic announces BAPAM partnership, Shortlist announced for Scottish Awards for New Music, Ellen Reid awarded Pulitzer Prize

Wednesday 24th April '19

Liverpool Philharmonic and BAPAM announce new partnership Liverpool Philharmonic has announced a new partnership with the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM).BAPAM provides free, specialist health support to performing artists and will be working in …

WildKat PR Welcomes Inclusive Creativity!

Thursday 31st August '17

WildKat PR is thrilled to welcome Inclusive Creativity! The project, based in Northern Ireland, was devised by composer Frank Lyons of Ulster University. It aims to level the playing field in performance and composition for disabled …

3rd January: Sasha Waltz inaugurates foyer of Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Jonas Kaufmann scheduled for Paris performances & Aarhus is European Capital of Culture 2017

Tuesday 3rd January '17

Classical News In today’s classical news, the foyer of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg has been inaugurated by choreographer Sasha Waltz, Jonas Kaufmann is still scheduled for his Paris performances in January, and Oboe has been chosen to …

16th September: Wildschut signs to Warner Classics, Harvey leaving Kalamazoo & Open House London 2016

Friday 16th September '16

Classical News Today's news, Noa Wildschut, female Dutch violinist, signs to Warner Classics at the age of 15 and Raymond Harvey is to step down from being Kalamazoo's Symphony Orchestra's music director. Also, This year's Open House London …

22nd January: Aldeburgh Festival 2016, Mendelssohn Prize, & Shakespeare festival 2016

Friday 22nd January '16

In today's news, Vision String Quartet wins 2016 Mendelssohn Prize, a Syrian orchestra torn apart by the conflict is to be reunited in commemoration of the first world war. Also, BBC announces Shakespeare festival 2016 …

12th January: Burnett collection sold for charity, Opera Platform streaming programme & Rc4 Festival Rio

Tuesday 12th January '16

Classical News In today’s news, Classical Music Magazine reports that Richard Burnett’s collection is to be sold at auction for charity and fear has brought Egypt’s audience closer to Classical music. Also, Opera Platform announces its …

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