1st April: HallX looks to welcome musicians by 2026, Schwetzingen Festival cancelled again, Thomas Zehetmair appointed principal conductor of the Orchestre national d’Auvergne

Thursday 1st April '21

HallX, the new Mars concert hall is set to welcome musicians by 2026WildKat is proud to announce our new client ‘HallX’, the new planned concert hall opening on Mars.In collaboration with SpaceX, the new hall …

22nd November: Helsing takes post at BBC CO, Sanderling becomes Principle Conductor of Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven’s 10th

Friday 22nd November '19

Anna-Maria Helsing takes post at BBC Concert OrchestraThe BBC Concert Orchestra has named Finnish conductor Anna-Maria Helsing as its new Principal Guest Conductor.In taking a post with the orchestra – admired for its versatility …

15 August: Usher stands in at Wigmore Hall, New staff at Guildhall School

Tuesday 15th August '17

In today’s news: Cloakroom girl earns acclaim after standing in for soprano at Wigmore Hall, and Guildhall School announces six new appointments. Rheingau Musik Festival announces collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, Christian Thielemann honours …

27th June: Rolando Villazón becomes new director of Salzburger Mozartwoche & Deportation of students from Newark’s violin-making school

Tuesday 27th June '17

In today's news: Charles Dutoit becomes honorary conductor at the RPO, and Piratstro unveils new violin string. Rolando Villazón becomes new director of the Salzburger Mozartwoche, and 80th birthday of musical educationalist Eberhard Feltz. Four …

4th May: Edinburgh Receives New Concert Venue & Sea Music Sculpture Restoration

Thursday 4th May '17

In today's news: Devon's new music project brings free music for the people, Edinburgh receives new concert venue, and an expensive restoration for a world-renowned music statue. The music schools of Baden-Württemberg team face consequences of new …

2nd June: Bartoli’s new orchestra without Bartoli, new plans to save EUYO & Waltraud Meier back in Bayreuth

Thursday 2nd June '16

Classical News In today's news, Cecilia Bartoli's new orchestra is presented without her, M&S turns off music in stores after noise complaints and former Scotch College music teacher Allan Yang set to plead guilty to child …

Come back Sir Simon! But, should there be New Concert Hall?

Wednesday 25th February '15

If you look back at our daily news page on our website, it is not an exaggeration when I say that in the last few weeks almost every day there has been a news story …

3rd February: International Boris Goldstein Violin Competition responds to criticism, Rattle appears London-bound despite unlikelihood of new concert hall, Munich needs a new concert hall

Tuesday 3rd February '15

Classical News The Guardian Donetsk opera house: tanks on the street but the show must go on The city’s opera house remains open despite the dangers posed by the conflict between local separatists and Ukrainian forces Facing the music: …

5th June: Ryan Wigglesworth appointed Hallé principal guest conductor, otters play electric piano in zoo and are crowds always wise?

Thursday 5th June '14

Classical Music MagazineRyan Wigglesworth appointed Hallé principal guest conductorRyan Wigglesworth will take up the role of principal guest conductor of Manchester's Hallé orchestra for three years from September 2015, succeeding Markus Stenz.Classic FMOtters play electric …

23rd May: Frederick Delius, the Met and Ton Koopman

Wednesday 23rd May '12

The IndependentDelius: How a great British musical myth was bornA BBC film will shed light on the enigma of Frederick Delius.The GuardianBeethoven's 10th? Now there's a thought...The composer had plans to create 'a new gravitional …