23rd February: Academy Awards, Britain’s problems with music education funding and trying to beat the world record “Drums4Peace”

Monday 23rd February '15

Classical News Guardian Simon Rattle is waving his baton at the wrong cause The charismatic conductor may get his way with a new concert hall, but classical music’s problems lie elsewhere, in Britain’s music education funding Telegraph Jonas Kaufmann: classical …

19th March: Streaming breaks through the $1bn sales barrier, Steve Jobs meets Shakespeare in new opera & Japan drags down global music market

Wednesday 19th March '14

The Guardian Music streaming breaks through $1bn sales barrier Revenues from streaming and subscriptions rose by 50% in past year as listeners turned to services such as Spotify. The IndependentSteve Jobs meets Shakespeare in Henry V-inspired operaThe new …

18th February: Gravity composer takes Bafta glory, classical music to Roald Dahl, and Torvill and Dean recreate Bolero

Tuesday 18th February '14

Classical Music MagazinePhilip Pickett charged by City of London PoliceThe City of London Police has charged early music specialist Philip Pickett with 15 historic offences, relating to nine separate victims, which allegedly occurred during his …