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31st March: Aldeburgh festival 2020 cancelled, Stuttgart opera restoration delayed, Radio France season

Tuesday 31st March '20

Aldeburgh festival 2020 cancelled due to coronavirusClassical music festival founded by Benjamin Britten will not go ahead for the first time in its 73-year history. The Aldeburgh festival is the latest cultural casualty of the …

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28th January: Maxim Vengerov as artist-in-residence, Materials on Richard Strauss, Victoires de la Musique Classique 2020

Tuesday 28th January '20

Classic FM appoints Maxim Vengerov as artist-in-residenceClassic FM has appointed violinist Maxim Vengerov as its first solo artist-in-residence. The radio station created the partnership ahead of Vengerov’s anniversary concert at the Royal Albert Hall this …

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29th May: Classical music keeps CDs popular, Bloomington Symphony Orchestra perform torch-lit concert after powercut, and an interview with Harald Schmidt

Wednesday 29th May '19

CDs aren’t dead – and we have classical music fans to thank Recent research by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has found that CD remains the most popular music format nationally, with 43 per cent of all music consumed this way, …

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16th May: Jamie Cullum seeks musicians for technology project, BSO announces 2019/20 season and Berlin’s music education press conference

Thursday 16th May '19

Pioneering music technology project from Jamie Cullum The world famous musician Jamie Cullum is looking for amateur musicians to join him for a one-off spectacle that promises to combine amazing music with connective technology.With the support …

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29th April: Kurt Weill opera to be heard again after 80 years, Music for Syria aims to raise £90,000 in 90 minutes and Bundesjugendorchester celebrates 50th anniversary

Monday 29th April '19

Kurt Weill opera silenced by Nazis to be heard again after 80 years German composer Kurt Weill is ranked high among the best of the 20th century and his music remains popular outside the classical world, from the …

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3rd April: Classical Music launches mental health campaign, Sondheim awarded honorary Membership of RPS, and Article 13 is passed

Wednesday 3rd April '19

Classical Music launches Harmony In Mind mental health campaign Classical Music magazine has today launched a major campaign to unite the sector in combatting mental illness.Joined by six of the leading mental health and industry charities working in …

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26th June: BASCA Board and Commitee members announced, Ricardo Muti stops performance after cough from audience member

Tuesday 26th June '18

In today's news: BASCA announces election results. Nadine Sierra explores American opera and song in new album. Musicologist Robert Pascall has passed away. Cambridge Live has announced details of its 29th orchestral series. Ricardo Muti …

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22nd June: Homophobia in Hungary leads to Billy Elliot show cancellation. Royal Opera House warns politicians of effect of Brexit on the arts.

Friday 22nd June '18

In today's news: Homophobia in Hungary leads Hungarian National Opera to cancel Billy Elliot shows. World Choir Games to be held in Belgium in 2020. Royal Opera House warns politicians to act on freedom of …

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WildKat PR welcomes back baritone Peter Schöne!

Tuesday 20th February '18

Wir freuen uns über die erneute Zusammenarbeit mit dem Bariton Peter Schöne.Foto: Gisela SchenkerSei es nun „leuchtender Bariton“ (SZ) oder „exzellenter Sänger mit hervorragender Technik“ (FAZ): Peter Schöne weiß sowohl seine Kritiker als auch sein …

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4th January: Igor Levit wins 2018 Gilmore Artist Award, Digital streaming becomes the biggest contributor to UK music sales for 2 decades, Founder of the Juilliard String Quartet, Robbert Mann has passed away at age 97

Thursday 4th January '18

In today’s news: Igor Levit wins the Gilmore Award. Robert Mann has died. Christoph von Dohnányi will take over a new Salome Production at the Berlin Staatsoper. A new electronic organ is being installed at …

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