February 12th – February 18th: RPO Reports Surge in Classic Music Listeners, German Minister of State on Pandemic Management, Verdi’s Rigoletto to Open Opera to Blind and Deaf Children, New Gilmore Jazz Awards

Friday 18th February '22

RPO Research Reveals Classical Music Could Have 6.2 Million More Listeners This YearNew research commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) has revealed that a third of the 2,020 people surveyed by MaruBlue who admitted ‘not knowing …

19th February: Research shows increased interest in orchestral music among young people, Ernst von Siemens Award, Grand Prix de la Culture for Eyvazov

Wednesday 19th February '20

RPO research shows increased interest in orchestral music among young peopleAccording to new research by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), 73% of British adults have an active relationship with orchestral music, rising to 83% of …

14th November: RPO’s New Partner, Salzberg Festival turns 100, The Paris Semaine Classique

Thursday 14th November '19

RPO becomes Royal Albert Hall’s associate orchestraIn a new five-year partnership, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) is joining forces with the Royal Albert Hall to become its official Associate Orchestra. The announcement follows the recent …

March 27th: RPO head on music education, and Marching for music at the People’s Vote March

Wednesday 27th March '19

‘Music needs to stay on the school curriculum’, says head of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra A leading British orchestra has expressed its concern over the dwindling presence of music in schools, saying ‘teenagers need reassurance that …

29th August: LSO announces death of James Mallinson, RPO study suggests children find classical music through gaming

Wednesday 29th August '18

In today's classical music news, LSO announces the sudden death of James Mallinson, and RPO study suggests increasing numbers of young people are discovering classical music through gaming. Independent music festivals have urged the competition watchdog …

Welcome composer Keith Burstein!

Thursday 21st June '18

We're very pleased to be working with composer Keith Burstein on a PR campaign ahead of the world premiere of his new work The Prometheus Revolution, performed as part of the Grimeborn Opera Festival 2018 (Arcola …

26th March: Composer Olly Wilson dies, Boe joins classical music festival line up, Glyndebourne Opera Cup finalists announced, McDonalds deters anti-social behaviour with classical music

Monday 26th March '18

In today's news: war-child Kajtazi wins Glyndebourne prize, Alfie Boe joins classical music festival By The River, Glyndebourne Opera Cup finalists announced, Radio 3 announces change to weekend schedule, McDonalds uses classical music to deter …

27th June: Rolando Villazón becomes new director of Salzburger Mozartwoche & Deportation of students from Newark’s violin-making school

Tuesday 27th June '17

In today's news: Charles Dutoit becomes honorary conductor at the RPO, and Piratstro unveils new violin string. Rolando Villazón becomes new director of the Salzburger Mozartwoche, and 80th birthday of musical educationalist Eberhard Feltz. Four …

19th January: ICMA winners announced, applications open for the inaugural Bartok World International Violin Competition & Festival Ultraschall

Thursday 19th January '17

 Classical News In today’s classical news, in order to raise money for young musicians facing challenging circumstances, National Orchestra for All is inviting members of the public to play as part of a professional orchestra. Winners …

21th December: New dates for Andre Rieu’s tour, Bocelli backed out of singing for Trump’s inauguration & Zuzana Ruzickova

Wednesday 21st December '16

Classical News In today’s classical news, renowned violinist Andre Rieu announces his rescheduled UK tour dates with the Johann Strauss Orchestra, and David Robertson will step down as Music Director for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra after their …

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