October 23rd – October 29th: St Martin In The Fields Launches Education Project, Operalia Winners 2021, Martijn Dendievel Wins The German Conductors Prize, Interlochens $5M Endowment

Friday 29th October '21

Academy Of St Martin In The Fields Launches New Education ProjectThe Academy of St Martin in the Fields (ASMF) has today launched the Beacon Project, a selection of digital educational resources and performance films showcasing ASMF’s musicians.The …

2nd July: Academy of St Martin in the Fields announces, Royal Philharmonic Society new membership offer, Komische Oper Berlin breaks the 90% utilisation mark

Tuesday 2nd July '19

Academy of St Martin in the Fields announces its 60th anniversary seasonThe season opens on 12 November 2019 with a celebration at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall, 60 years on from the orchestra’s first …

7th March: Maxim Vengerov made Honorary Doctor of the Royal College of Music, medici.tv to livestream 2019 Carl Nielsen Competition, Jacques Loussier Obituary

Thursday 7th March '19

‘Music education empowers kids’ – violinist Maxim Vengerov Speaking at the Royal College of Music, Maxim Vengerov told Classic FM: “Music education empowers kids with two very important things – they are being creative by playing instruments and …

29th August: Classical:NEXT accepts proposals, 300-year-old violin recovered safely & Gramophone becomes Apple Music curator

Monday 29th August '16

Classical News In today's classical news, Classical:NEXT accepts proposals for its next global gathering, Sally Beamish speaks about how the theft of her viola turned her into a composer, and 300-year-old violin taken from London train …

17th October: Giving a musical voice to war’s unsung victims, BBC Radio 3 doesn’t score highly with Ed Vaizey and Richard Morrison: ‘Britain plays second fiddle when it comes to Strads’.

Friday 17th October '14

Classical News GuardianGiving a musical voice to war’s unsung victimsComposer Sally Beamish has turned one of Andrew Motion’s war poems into a new oratorio. The former poet laureate explains their tribute to the ‘damaged living’BBC Radio …

9th May: Benjamin Britten, Sally Beamish and the Proms 2013

Thursday 9th May '13

The GuardianBritten's comic hero Albert Herring: the only virgin in the villageHow many operas feature a man who is crowned May Queen because no one can vouch for the virginity of the village girls? Andrew …

5th October: A Book on Beethoven, Persian Poetry, and Gwyneth Paltrow’s Go-Go’s Musical.

Friday 5th October '12

BBC Music MagazineAn off-peak return and a spot of JS BachCellist Guy Johnston and others perform at a railway stationGramophoneSally Beamish explores new musical terrain The British composer embraces film and dance in her new composition …

16th April: Kathleen Ferrier, Colin Lee and the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad

Monday 16th April '12

The GuardianKathleen Ferrier - remembering one true voiceJust a single phrase of Kathleen Ferrier's singing reveals a voice of extraordinary power and expression. She's still an inspiration, nearly 60 years after her tragically early death.The …

21st Feb: Alexander Vedernikov, Elizabeth Connell and a magical Russian ballerina

Tuesday 21st February '12

BBC Music MagazineAlexander VedernikovThe Russian conductor who dramatically left the Bolshoi Theatre in 2009 talks about Rachmaninov, Scriabin and the difference between Russian and English orchestrasA new work by Sally Beamish and Melanie Reid proves …