29th March: First eco-friendly CD release, Jagger-inspired ballet makes debut, Würzburg University founds support centre for musical talents

Friday 29th March '19

First ever CD release using eco-friendly seaweed packaging for Our Planet soundtrack On 5 April, Decca Records/Universal team up with Globe, Netflix and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to release the powerfully moving soundtrack to upcoming …

23rd January: The Southbank Centre announces 2015-16 programme, Barenboim to perform with Dudamel and BBC Proms launches 2015 ‘Inspire’ competition for young composers

Friday 23rd January '15

Classical News Guardian Opera, festivals and a legendary pianist: the Southbank Centre announces 2015-16 programme Next season’s highlights include Opera North’s semi-staged Ring cycle, and anniversary celebrations for Barenboim, Shakespeare and Menuhin Classic FM Barenboim to perform with Dudamel to …

27th January: Boy with no arms plays trumpet, Classical Grammy Award winners, and challenging ‘fat lady sings’ parody

Monday 27th January '14

BBC News Orchestras 'still hostile to women' Although there are hundreds of female musicians, very few orchestras have female directors and conductors Limelight Magazine Classical Grammy Awards 2014 Australian Chamber Orchestra and Dawn Upshaw head the impressive list of this …