4th July: Music students score better in certain academic disciplines, Best alternative ways to experience classical music, Barbara Frey becomes new director

Thursday 4th July '19

Music students score better in certain academic disciplines than non-musical peersAn American study, involving more than 112,000 student records, shows that music education improves performance in maths, science and English. The study, published by the American …

20th Aug: Aretha’s Operatic Triumph: The Week in Classical Music, European composer prize awarded to Agata Zubel

Monday 20th August '18

In today's news: BCMG composing competition winners named. Aretha’s Operatic Triumph: The Week in Classical Music. On TV, Bernstein Opened A Gateway To Classical Music For Young And New Audiences. Home listening: the musical fallout from …

Classical News: 14th August: Performers of Edinburgh finale revealed, How a young generation of opera lovers uses social media

Tuesday 14th August '18

In today’s news: Ticketmaster shutters secondary ticketing sites Get Me In! and Seatwave. Nominate for the 2019 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence. Performers of Edinburgh finale revealed. New releases: James Horner - The Classics, Chouchane Siranossian …

25th April: IFPI Global Music Report, Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Royal wedding and Smartphone-Opera.

Wednesday 25th April '18

In today's news: 19-year-old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason has been invited to perform at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, National Opera Studio commissions twelve arias for young artists, IFPI Global Music Report reveals …

4th August: Help Musicians UK launches Hearing Health Scheme, EUBO responds to ‘Brexit’ vote & Daniel Hass wins 2016 Michael Measures Prize

Thursday 4th August '16

Classical News In today's news, Help Musicians UK launches Hearing Health Scheme, EUBO responds to ‘Brexit’ vote, and Classic FM's new weekend line-up results in impressive increase in listeners. Also, Dubai's first opera theatre opens in …

14th April: Menuhin Competition 2016 reveals Senior Finalists, BBC Proms to come & Red Carpet Premiere of “Florence Foster Jenkins”

Thursday 14th April '16

Classical News In our news today, The Menuhin Competition 2016 reveals the four Senior Finalists, BBC Proms is to include music by David Bowie and Red Carpet Premiere of "Florence Foster Jenkins" takes places in London. …

17th August: Marin Alsop conducting a masterpiece by Classic FM, crowdfunding permitts the kiewer Orchester to play by Young Euro Classic, death of jazz saxofonist Max Greger

Monday 17th August '15

Classical News In today's news, The Times reports on new atypical concert venues and Marin Alsop gives a conducting a masterclass on "Beating time". Also, the Symphony Orchestra of the Tchaikovsky Music Academy Kiev will play …

25th February: ECHO Klassik submissions started, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2015 finalists announced, composer Charles Kálmán dies at 85

Wednesday 25th February '15

Classical News The Guardian Composers on their premieres: 'This is the point where one has to let go' The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has helped music lovers fund commissions through its Sound Investment scheme for almost 30 years. …