Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival Returns From 15 August to 11 September 2022

Friday 8th April '22

Tête à Tête continues to develop talented artists on a national level through its wider season for 2022Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival will return for its 15th iteration from 15 August to 11 September …

19th August: RNS Moves to give free concert at Sage Gateshead, ISM says government must cover musician’s extra cost in event of no-deal brexit, Conductor Helmuth Froschauer (85) has passed away

Monday 19th August '19

RNS Moves to give free concert at Sage GatesheadRNS Moves, a group of disabled and non-disabled musicians featuring members of Royal Northern Sinfonia (RNS), will perform a free concert on September 7 at Sage Gateshead. …

21st January: New director for San Fran Phil, Royal Northern Sinfonia leader steps down

Monday 21st January '19

Richard Egarr named music director of San Francisco’s Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale Richard Egarr has been appointed music director of The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale (PBO) in San Francisco. He succeeds Nicholas McGegan, who …

19th July: Royal Northern Sinfonia’s 60th season announced, music-streaming services now account for 8% of all audio listening in the UK.

Thursday 19th July '18

In today's news: A weekend of celebratory concerts to mark Royal Northern Orchestra’s 60th anniversary. British music’s annual trade mission to India is set for 21 to 24 August. Opera writer and director Ingunn Lára Kristjánsdóttiron on #echochamber. …

2nd February: Wigmore Hall reveals 2018/19 season, ‘O Canada’ will become gender neutral with new lyrics, Violist sues Royal Oper House

Friday 2nd February '18

In today's news: Sony Classical signs new guitarist, ISM announces sexual harassment and discrimination webinars and Nevill Holt Opera announces new orchestral partnerships. Also, Music industry urges new EU presidency to support safe harbour reform and over 600.000 …

26th May: Stradivarius printed with 3D printer & Bavarian National Orchestra awarded Orchestra of the year

Friday 26th May '17

In today's news: trial about Berlin Academy of Arts without resolution, and the Bavarian National Orchestra is being awarded Orchestra of the year. A Stradivarius has been printed my 3D printer, and Janna Hmyes becomes …

30th January: Grange Festival premieres Dove, Birmingham Pianothon, Richard Strauss Festival

Monday 30th January '17

 In today's Classical News, Grange Festival are to give the world premiere of Jonathan Dove's new work, celebrating Jane Austen, and Birmingham Conservatoire announce their pianothon. A New York orchestra are putting audience members side …

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Wednesday 4th February '15

After much anticipation, the website which offers personal one-to-one lessons, webinars and masterclasses with some of the best principal orchestral players in the world is up and running! Alongside being able to sign up for …

14th November: The world’s fastest-playing pianist, James Horner: How I wrote Pas de Deux and 42nd International Viola Congress to take place in Portugal this month.

Friday 14th November '14

Classical News TelegraphWatch: the world's fastest-playing pianistUkrainian Lubomyr Melnyk claims that he plays 19.5 piano notes on each hand every secondClassic FMHow I wrote… Pas de Deux – James HornerThe 'Titanic' takes us through his first …

30 May: Sir Simon Rattle casts homeless people and ex-offenders, Royal Northern Sinfonia announce next Music Director and the LSO welcome their youngest ever member

Friday 30th May '14

Classical News The GuardianSir Simon Rattle leads a revolution at the Royal Opera HouseHow do you give Poulenc's opera about revolutionary France an authentic edge? Cast homeless people, ex-offenders and the unemployed.The Guardian Lars Vogt to replace Zehetmair …

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