29th May: Scottish Ensemble presents 2017/18 season & Alexander Liebreich signs contract with Strauss Festival

Monday 29th May '17

In today's news: Scottish Ensemble presents 2017/18 season, and country house operas battle for audiences. Alexander Liebreich signs contract with Strauss Festival, and annual meeting of principals and chancellors of German music schools.RhinegoldScottish Ensemble unveils …

19th May: this year’s German classical music festivals & Brahms-Preis for Herbert Blomstedt

Friday 19th May '17

In today's news: Finnish National Opera and Ballet appoints Gita Kadambi as general director, and Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja wins Swiss Music Prize. This year's German classical music festivals, and Inkinen becomes new principal conductor of the …

4th March: Women composers and performers, Abbado’s musical estate to come to Berlin & Aribert Reimann’s 80th birthday

Friday 4th March '16

Classical News In today's news, BBC Music Magazine is looking forward to five performances of women composers and performers to celebrate International Women's Day on 8th March. Also, the Queen visiting the National Youth Orchestra, the …

May 18th: Interviews with Leif Ove Andsnes, Hélène Grimaud and a Stradivari Cello portrait

Monday 18th May '15

Classical News In today's news David Hare is to dramatise the birth of Glyndebourne and formidable Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes tells Ivan Hewett why he's bringing all five of Beethoven's piano concertos to the Proms. …

Alban on a tour with a difference…

Tuesday 26th October '10

All this week, Alban Gerhardt is touring across North Germany. However, this is no usual tour. Each morning he will be speaking on a local radio station and then listeners will call in and request …