November 20th – November 26th: Pene Pati Joins Warner Classics, German Political Mandate for the Arts, Aix-en-Provence Festival 2022, Classical Grammy Nominations 2022

Friday 26th November '21

Warner Classics signs tenor Pene PatiWarner Classics has signed an exclusive contract with the Samoan tenor Pene Pati, with his first release on the label scheduled for Spring 2022.A Samoan who grew up in New Zealand, …

2nd October – 8th October: The Stauffer Center for Strings Launches In Cremona, Culture Ministers Discuss Financial Measures For Artists, Large Orchestras Contributing to Global Warming, Concert Artists Guild Signs Three Young Conductors

Friday 8th October '21

The New Stauffer Center for Strings Opens in CremonaWith the new Stauffer Center for Strings, the Italians have given that ancient history a new lease of life. The centre aims to be nothing less than …

22nd March: Steinberg Announced As NYCGB’s Principal Innovation Sponsor, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra plays test concert, Roselyne Bachelot in turmoil after getting tested positive for Covid-19

Monday 22nd March '21

Steinberg Announced As NYCGB’s Principal Innovation SponsorSteinberg, the German musical software and hardware company and developer of the notation software Dorico, has been announced as the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain's Principal Innovation Sponsor, …

12th March: Royal Opera House welcomes back audiences for live performances, Musikmesse Frankfurt to be postponed until 2022, Roselyne Bachelot announces additional 20 million euros

Friday 12th March '21

Royal Opera House welcomes back audiences for live performancesLondon’s Royal Opera House has announced that it will open its doors to audiences on 17 May 2021 with a programme that includes live performances of opera and ballet , new work available to stream online, …

19th February: Alexander Armstrong to host Music & Drama Education Awards 2021, Lucerne Theatre – Positive season outcome despite pandemic, Summer festivals allowed with max capacity of 5,000

Friday 19th February '21

Alexander Armstrong to host Music & Drama Education Awards 2021The virtual Music & Drama Education Awards ceremony will be hosted by Alexander Armstrong, who will be joining us courtesy of our headline partner Classic FM.Taking place …

17th February: Woman Composer Sunday, Summer music days in Hitzacker dedicated to Schubert, Will test concerts save festivals?

Wednesday 17th February '21

Woman Composer SundayAn annual celebration of women composers has been launched by the Royal College of Organists and the Society of Women Organists.Sunday 7 March 2021 – the nearest Sunday to International Women’s Day on …

12th February: Chick Corea dies at 79, Wolf Prize for composer Olga Neuwirth, Coronavirus: Roselyne Bachelot opposed to the vaccination passport to enter cultural venues

Friday 12th February '21

Chick Corea, Grammy-winning jazz musician, dies at 79The jazz pioneer Chick Corea has died at the age of 79.According to a post on his Facebook page, the musician died from “a rare form of cancer which was only …

30th October: New Liverpool festival to celebrate black music, “A real catastrophe for culture”, Bachelot’s latest from government press conference

Friday 30th October '20

New festival will celebrate black music in Liverpool for Black History MonthFrom 5pm this evening, On Record will host a vast array of specially commissioned original content including streamed performances, exclusive in-conversation events, film screenings, podcasts and …

26th October: Remembering BHM with Alexis Ffrench, Arms race for emergency culture aid, Musical activism against the AfD in Potsdam

Monday 26th October '20

Remembering Black History with classical pianist Alexis Ffrench Over the weekend, The BBC aired a special edition of Songs of Praise focusing on Black History Month.In Sunday's program, guest presenter Mark De-Lisser visits the International …

23rd October: Stunning video of Harlem ballet dancing to Bach, Bachelot announces 115 million for culture, Bavarian theatres appalled by new virus rules

Friday 23rd October '20

This stunning video of a Harlem ballet company dancing to Bach will give you goosebumpsMasks on, Bach playing, and a dance company sharing the magic of movement and togetherness. This is something very special.In the summer of …

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