26th November: Stephen Cleobury Passes Away, Nuremberg artistic director, Metropolitan Opera’s manager

Tuesday 26th November '19

Sir Stephen Cleobury Passes AwayStephen Cleobury, former music director of King’s College Cambridge, has died aged 70 – just two months after his retirement from the post he had held for 37 years. Few institutions …

8th April: Lang Lang celebrates NYC’s musical history, Ailyn Pérez wins award and NYOGB becomes associate orchestra at Southbank Centre

Friday 8th April '16

Classical News In our news today, Lang Lang plans to gather prominent musicians to celebrate New York's musical history, Ailyn Pérez wins this year’s Beverly Sills Artist Award, The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain are to become associate …

6th January: Tim Ashley’s opera guide: marital hell, US Department of Transportation finalises law for carrying instruments on board airlines, new European Capital of Culture: Pilsen

Tuesday 6th January '15

Classical News The Guardian Beethoven's heart and Wagner's bowels, and why they don't matter The trend to draw parallels between the specifics of a composer’s possible medical history and the particularities of his music should come - well, …

12th March: New York Met on screen, Ulster Orchestra chief quits post & Strauss’ 150th birthday

Wednesday 12th March '14

The TimesWhy opera is taking lessons from Hollywood Live cinema screenings are saving the New York Met, but does the big screen mean that good looks matter more than the singing? Neil Fisher talks to Peter …

2nd January: UK entertainment spending rises, Vivienne Westwood designs for Vienna State Ballet, and New Years Honours List is announced

Thursday 2nd January '14

The Guardian UK entertainment spending rises with surge in film and music streaming Value of film and TV downloads, streams and subscriptions rises to £621m, and number of tracks streamed doubles to 7.4bnThe Telegraph Valencia sues opera house …

29th Mar: Clapping, clubbing and funding cuts

Thursday 29th March '12

Evening StandardCultured ClubbingNew opera and contemporary classical music are becoming the sounds of choice for London’s clubbersGramophoneJoining HandsApplause is an essential part of the concert experienceGenesis Foundation Announces New £25,000 AwardRecognising mentors of young artistic …

9th December – Vanessa Redgrave, Luca Pisaroni plus the Scrapheap Orchestra

Friday 9th December '11

Wall St. JournalLuca Pisaroni: A Voice Perfect for Playing Kings, Demons and Gods.Luca Pisaroni talks about his role in the MET's first ever 'mash up'.Jessica Duchen's Classical Music BlogRIP Tony Fell (1931-2011).Boosey & Hawkes remembers …