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 18th – December 24th: VOCES8 Partners With Choir and Organ in 2022, Musicians’ Union Demands Financial Assistance For Freelance Musicians, San Francisco Opera Appoints John Keene as Chorus Director

Friday 24th December '21

Choir and Organ announce their 2022 partnership with VOCES8The online event – broadcast on our website, YouTube and Facebook channels – includes live performances by VOCES8; an interview with young composer Shruthi Rajasekar and the premiere of her choral work, Who …

November 27th – December 3rd: PPL Elects New Performer Directors, Hindemith Prize 2022, Joséphine Baker Inducted into the Pantheon, Curtis Institute of Music’s New Partnership

Friday 3rd December '21

PPL Elects Hannah Joseph and Horace Trubridge as Performer DirectorsThis month’s Annual Performer Meeting (APM) of the PPL on 25 November 2021, it was announced that PPL-registered performers have elected Hannah Joseph and re-elected Horace …

28th April: PPL to make advance payment, Katharina Wagner on long-term illness, Jonas Kaufmann and Ludovic Tézier launch a petition

Tuesday 28th April '20

PPL to make advance payment to support members during pandemicPPL has announced an amendment to its annual payment schedule in order to bring forward part of its June distribution to members during the Covid-19 pandemic. …

17th April: PPL pledges £700,000 to coronavirus hardship fund, Orchestra foundation now collects money for musicians, Philharmonie de Paris cancels its programming

Friday 17th April '20

PPL pledges £700,000 to coronavirus hardship fundsPPL is pledging £700,000 to three music industry hardship funds set up during the coronavirus lockdown.PPL will donate £500,000 to Help Musicians Coronavirus Financial Hardship Fund, £100,000 to both …

13th February: PPL promotes Sarah Mitchell, Florian Ludwig new Music Director, Julie Guibert appointed Head of the Ballet de l’Opéra National de Lyon.

Thursday 13th February '20

PPL promotes Sarah Mitchell to head up membership and communicationsPPL has promoted Sarah Mitchell to the role of director of membership and communications.Continuing to report into PPL’s CEO, Peter Leathem, Mitchell adds communications to her …

30th April: Vanessa Reed exits PRS Foundation, Jess Gillam acts on music education pledge and Spotify reaches 100 million paying users

Tuesday 30th April '19

Vanessa Reed exits PRS Foundation Vanessa Reed has been appointed president and chief executive of New Music USA, following 11 years at the helm of PRS Foundation.During her time as chief executive of the UK’s leading …

September 13th: LSO is the UK’s most popular classical ensemble, and European Parliament backs controversial Article 13

Thursday 13th September '18

Classical music news round-up London Symphony Orchestra tops first chart ranking UK classical ensembles The London Symphony Orchestra is the UK’s most popular according to the first chart to rank classical ensembles, the i reports.Recordings by the …

12th March: renovations at Royal Academy of Music, harnessing music to fight dementia, ENO sets out plans to broaden appeal

Monday 12th March '18

In today's news:  RAM announces donations of £30m to renovate main building, how to harness the power of music to fight dementia, ENO boss sets out plans to make the art form more appealing. Public …

1st March: Spotify to go public on the New York Stock Exchange, Klaus Doldinger receives the German Music Authors’ Price and Boosey & Hawkes to start publishing works by Leokadiya Kashperova

Thursday 1st March '18

In today's news: Boosey & Hawkes to start publishing works by Leokadiya Kashperova, Spotify to go public on the New York Stock Exchange and Klaus Doldinger receives the German Music Authors' Price for his lifetime …

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