April 16th – April 22nd: BBC Launches Young Composer Prom, Hanover State Opera’s New Composer In-Residence, In Honour of Nicholas Angelich, The Solti Foundation Prize

Friday 22nd April '22

BBC Launches Young Composer PromThis year will see the first ever BBC Young Composer Prom featuring six pieces commissioned from 2021 competition winners. The initiative will also launch refreshed education resources and a teacher training network. To …

12th January: Results of UK Music’s diversity survey, SoundCloud on verge of bankruptcy & opinions are divided over the Elbphilharmonie

Thursday 12th January '17

Classical News In today's classical news, Lake District Summer Music cancelled summer school, but will include new series of 'Young Artist Debut Recitals'. Results of UK Music's survey on diversity highlight the underrepresentation of Black, Asian, …

23rd December: Apple Music’s new feature, Facebook to make its own original music & WMG partners with MelodyVR

Friday 23rd December '16

Classical News In our last classical news round-up of the year, Apple Music introduced a new feature to sort classical music by composer, allowing music in a user's library to be more organised. BBC Music Magazine …

21st November: Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra unites musicians escaping war, NCEM launches Young Composers Award & Herbert Blomstedt is awarded Brahm Prize 2017

Monday 21st November '16

Classical News In our classical news today, Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra unites musicians who fled to Europe escaping war, the National Centre of Early Music launches Young Composers Award 2017, and Boston Lyric Opera uses "tweet …

18th October: Pittsburgh Symphony’s ongoing strike, Jacqueline du Pré’s bow withdrawn from auction & the 15th Wieniawski Violin Competition

Tuesday 18th October '16

Classical News In today's classical news round-up, Pittsburgh Symphony cancelled more shows due to the ongoing strike of its musicians. An English cello bow by James Tubbs, which was presumed to have been in the possession of …

16th March: 15 best festivals for the over-50s, Opera Holland Park 2015 Season and Battersea Arts Centre hit by fire

Monday 16th March '15

Classical News GuardianFacing the music: Leila JosefowiczFrom Justin Timberlake and Stockhausen to Björk and Sondheim - the violinist shares her musical passionsTelegraph15 best festivals for the over-50sThe festival season isn't just for the young who seem …

20th May: Crowdfunding saves San Diego Opera, Liverpool Philharmonic £13.8m renovation & controversy surrounding opera singers’ appearances

Tuesday 20th May '14

Guardian San Diego Opera to stay open amid crowdfunding success The 58-member board of directors voted in March to shut down, but recent campaign saved the troubled company. Are opera singers now to be judged on their looks …