28th September: Women in Music Power List 2018, Musician’s touring visas and Met Opera commissions female composers

Friday 28th September '18

What happened in this week's #ClassicalNews? Top industry names honoured in BBC Woman's Hour power list Beyoncé has been named music's most powerful woman by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.The superstar came first in a list of …

23rd May: Katherine Jenkins is to perform at the Classic BRIT awards, Rachel Portman wins film music award

Wednesday 23rd May '18

In today's news: In Berlin a theatre is replaced by a shopping centre, Rachel Portman wins the German Film music award, Rheingau Festival honours Yannick Nézet-Séguin, a dutch parody of the Eurovision Song contest winner is …

27th July: Radio 4 Saturday Review Continues, Lowest Note in Universe Found

Thursday 27th July '17

In today's news: Operalia 2017 finalists announced, Radio 4 to continue Saturday Review, and scientists have found the lowest note in the universe. Woman destroys ex-husband's 800.000€ worth violin collection, conductor Paul Angerer dies aged 90, …

8th May:Lesley Garrett records appeal for Help Musicians UK, Is playing from memory a party trick or a musical revelation? And Tête à Tête announces 2015 opera festival.

Friday 8th May '15

Classical News In today's news Richard Morrison asks if playing from memory is a gimmick or a bold feat of collective virtuosity ahead of the Aurora Orchestra's BBC Proms concerts. Lesley Garrett is to record an …

7th May: National Youth Orchestra of Iraq launches Kickstarter campaign, lost Mendelssohn song re-discovered & ‘Living Symphonies’ premiere

Wednesday 7th May '14

Classic FM OnlineNational Youth Orchestra of Iraq launches Kickstarter campaignYoung Iraqi classical musicians have launched an online fundraising campaign to get the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq to the United States for a major tour …

14th October: LGBT rights protesters at Carnegie Hall, soaring violin prices and Gramophone sold

Monday 14th October '13

New York TimesGay Rights Protests Follow Gergiev to Carnegie HallGay rights advocates protested against a performance of the Mariinsky Orchestra led by Valery Gergiev outside Carnegie Hall on Thursday night. There was heckling inside the …

David Green to appear on Midweek

Wednesday 12th December '12

This morning, David Green will be appearing on Midweek to discuss his grandfather - Ignatz Waghalter. Waghalter, a German-Polish Jewish composer, was renowned and celebrated during his lifetime for his rich, Romantic works. He was the …

Raymond Yiu on Radio 4’s One to One

Wednesday 10th October '12

Yesterday, composer Raymond Yiu appeared on Radio 4’s One to One show with Kate Silverton to discuss his fear of failure, and how it has affected his work and adult life. Born and raised in …

31st January – Lyon Opera, Messiaen and Desert Island Discs

Tuesday 31st January '12

TelegraphHow An Opera House In France Is Turning Darkness Into Light.Michael White on Lyon Opera.Messiaen And His Birds: The Best Animal Species To Inspire Music?Lucy Jones on the obsession and almost spiritual reverance in Messiaen …