3rd July: Vasily Petrenko will be the Music Director of the RPO. Director at Opernhaus Zürich Andreas Homoki extends contract to 2025.

Tuesday 3rd July '18

In today's news: Nicola Benedetti has been a victim of stalking. Vasily Petrenko will be the Music Director of the RPO. Make Music Day generates over 500 free performances. Hacienda Classic brought performed an award …

19th April: Salzburg Festival gets younger and ‘Lady Macbeth of Mzensk’

Wednesday 19th April '17

In today's news: interview with Miriam Margolyes, more young talent for the Salzburg Festival and listen to Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto. Aleksandra Markovic announced as the new director of Opera North. 'Paris - a celebration of …

5th January: Musikverein announces death of Georges Prêtre, musicians Nico Muhly and Nadia Sirota make classical cool & appalling salaries are killing diversity in the industry

Thursday 5th January '17

Classical News In today's classical news, read about musicians Nico Muhly and Nadia Sirota making classical cool, a festival featuring a whole weekend of music written by composers aged under 18, and the appalling salaries and …

21st March: Shostakovich Festival, Salzburg Easter Festival & LP sale at Sainsbury

Monday 21st March '16

Classical News In today's news, the Shostakovich Festival in June focuses on GDR composer Hanns Eisler & Salzburg Easter Festival 2017 presents "Valkyrie" in the stage design of 1967. Also, from today on supermarket chain Sainsbury …