April 2nd – April 8th: Marquee TV Presents LPO Digital with Amazon Prime, Ukrainian Musicians Welcomed In Germany & France, Women Dominate Classical Music Grammy Awards

Friday 8th April '22

Marquee TV Presents LPO Digital Residency and Partnership With Amazon PrimeMarquee TV has announced its US launch on Amazon’s Prime Video Channels, as well as the second year of its digital residency with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.Alongside the …

February 26th – March 4th: The Philharmonie de Paris Stands With Ukraine, Nicola Benedetti Becomes The First Woman to Lead The Edinburgh International Festival, Conductor Vasily Petrenko Puts Work in Russia on Hold in Call for Peace, Violinist Ezinma Launches Strings By Heart

Friday 4th March '22

La Philharmonie de Paris s'engage aux Côtés de l'UkraineOlivier Mantei, le patron de l'institution, confirme que celle-ci n'engagera plus d'artistes pro-Poutine, tout en souhaitant préserver le lien avec la culture russe.Comme bon nombre d’institutions musicales …

February 19th – February 25th: Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin in Solidarity With Ukraine, ETO Launch Spring Tour, The EU and Philharmonie de Paris Join Together, Barbara Hannigan Joins the LSO

Friday 25th February '22

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin solidarisch mit UkraineDas Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin und sein Chefdirigent Vladimir Jurowski ändern wegen des Angriffs Russlands auf die Ukraine das Programm ihrer Konzerte am kommenden Wochenende. Anstelle des Slawischen Marsches von Pjotr Tschaikowsky erklinge …

December 4th – December 10th: New Chief Director Of The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, The Regensburger Domspatzen Choir Calls For Girls’ Choir, Kylian Mbappé and The Philharmonie de Paris, Carnegie Hall + on Apple TV

Friday 10th December '21

Ryan Bancroft appointed chief conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic OrchestraThe Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra has appointed 32-year-old American conductor Ryan Bancroft as its chief conductor, with his tenure beginning in the 2023/24 season.The young …

Llangollen Eisteddfod will return online, Opening of the German Choir Centre, The Philharmonie de Paris launches its violin making competition

Tuesday 22nd June '21

Llangollen Eisteddfod: Fabric bridge covering for festival's returnThe Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is returning this year, though it will be mainly held online.The festival has been held in the Denbighshire town every year since 1947 …

10th May: UK Music criticises government’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report, Bachfest Leipzig 2021 limited to digital edition, Philharmonie de Paris: Concerts will resume on 19 May

Monday 10th May '21

UK Music criticises government's Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities reportThe Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities was established in 2020 in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests. It aims to investigate race and ethnic disparities in …

28th April: BBC Cardiff Singer of the World returns in June, Soprano Stephany Ortega to perform in Wuhan, Olivier Mantei to lead the Philharmonie de Paris

Wednesday 28th April '21

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World returns in JuneThe world-renowned BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition is set to return in June. Now in its 20th edition, the biennial competition has launched the careers …

7th December: Covid has devastating impact on music education, Scaglione and the Orchestre National d’Île-de-France return, Cologne Opera went online with Korngold’s “Die tote Stadt”

Monday 7th December '20

Covid has had devastating impact on school music education, report findsA report published by the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) reveals that Covid-19 has had a ‘devastating’ impact on music education in schools, with almost …

21st September: Berliner Philharmonie increase capacity, music for ethnic minority dementia patients, and the inaugural “La Maestra”

Monday 21st September '20

Berliner Philharmonie to welcome more visitors in NovemberThe Berliner Philharmoniker will soon be able to play in front of a larger audience again. From November, 1,000 visitors will again be allowed in the Great Hall, …

1st June: Mady Mesplé passes away, Philharmonie de Paris’ “next life”, Jane Moss steps down

Monday 1st June '20

The French soprano Mady Mesplé has diedThe French coloratura soprano has died at the age of 89. Born in Toulouse, where she studied, Mesplé moved to Paris to work with the soprano Janine Micheau. Her …

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