#ClassicalWomen: Marin Alsop

Thursday 5th March '15

Marin Alsop holds the title ‘first woman to…’ in a (worryingly) large number of areas: first woman to head a full time major American orchestra, the first woman to conduct the Last Night of the …

17th December: Dame Fanny Waterman retires from Leeds Piano competition, manuscript showing ‘birth’ of 1,000 years of choral music discovered and Classic FM’s Darren Henley appointed Arts Council England chief executive

Wednesday 17th December '14

Classical News GuardianDame Fanny Waterman retires from Leeds Piano competitionThe co-founder, chair and artistic director of the prestigious competition steps down from her position, aged 95.TelegraphManuscript showing 'birth' of 1,000 years of choral music discoveredThe earliest …

18th July: Roger Wright talks abut his final season as director of the BBC Proms, Katherine Jenkins announces 10th solo album and is music really making your child a genius?

Friday 18th July '14

Classical News The Telegraph BBC Proms: Roger Wright talks about his final season The outgoing director of the BBC Proms, Roger Wright, tells Ivan Hewett why he hates to look back. Classic FM Katherine Jenkins announces 10th solo album Katherine Jenkins has …

7th July: Myung-Whun Chung: when music is life or death, why the Proms are losing their director Roger Wright and cello implodes during recording session

Monday 7th July '14

Classical News The Telegraph Myung-Whun Chung, interview: when music is life or death Conductor Myung-Whun Chung doesn't know if the North Korean musicians he worked with are alive or dead. He talks to Adam Sweeting. The Independent Proms 2014: Why …

Highlights of this year’s BBC Proms, classical music street art, and Dame Kiri’s final bow

Friday 25th April '14

The GuardianPet Shop Boys, CBeebies and Military Wives among Proms debutsOther highlights of this year’s BBC Proms season include the Berlin Philharmonic, Budapest Festival Orchestra, and the return of both Daniel Barenboim and Marin Alsop, …

25th March: Roger Wright leaves BBC, iTunes considers a streaming service & San Diego Opera to close

Tuesday 25th March '14

Guardian 7 ways a streaming iTunes could compete with Spotify and its rivals Apple rumoured to be in talks with labels over on-demand service. How will it disrupt the competition? Roger Wright to leave BBC after 15 years …

11th February 2014: Osmo Vanska calls for Minnesota Orchestra president to stand down and interview with Richard Wheatly, Chairman of JazzFM

Tuesday 11th February '14

Huffington PostThe Sphinx Organisation: democratising classical musicThis week IMG Artists announced a new partnership with the Sphinx Organization, a non-profit working to transform lives through the power of diversity in the arts.The TelegraphRadio 3's job is to enrich Britain’s …

July 19th: Cowbells, Chamber Music and BBC Proms

Thursday 19th July '12

Classic FMRock Star Violinist Hahn- Bin lands in London Provocative performer Hahn- Bin arrives in London to perform at the Soho Theatre.Danny Elfman’s Accidental Movie CareerOscar-nominated movie composer Danny Elfman talks exclusively to Classic FM …