11th August: National Opera Studio introduces young artists in concert, musicians in a refugee camp in France & Winston-Salem Symphony hires first female assistant conductor

Thursday 11th August '16

Classical News In today's news, the National Opera Studio will introduce its 2016/17 young artists in concert on 13 October, London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama has appointed Rebecca Gilliver as professor of cello, and …

3rd December: ACE’s Ambition for Excellence award, Meludia & Calais concert postponed

Thursday 3rd December '15

Classical News In today's news, Music charity Urban Development receives funding from Arts Council England's Ambition for Excellence programme, Gramophone magazine discusses the Meludia method & Royal New Zealand Ballet announces it's 2016 scholarship recipient. Also, …

21st September: ‘Music is good for the mind’, new Beethoven documentary and Syrian refugee pianist

Monday 21st September '15

In today's news, The Guardian writes that the elite can't decide who's cultured, and the BBC report on pianist Ayham al-Ahmad's glimmer of hope amid the Syrian refugee crisis. Also, James Rhodes believes that there is a link …