11th December: Arts excluded from government scheme, Ex-music professor acquitted of rape allegation, Salzburg Festival presents summer 2021 program

Friday 11th December '20

Music and other arts excluded from government skills schemeMusic and other creative and performing arts have been excluded from a list of almost 400 ‘high value’ courses that will be offered for free as part …

19th August: Huge surge in Millennials and Gen Zers streaming classical music, Classic@Home starts BEE250VEN Online Festival, Daniel Barenboim celebrates two anniversaries at the Salzburg Festival

Wednesday 19th August '20

Huge surge in Millennials and Gen Zers streaming classical musicClassical music is becoming more popular among young people, according to new joint research by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, streaming service Deezer, and British Phonographic Industry (BPI).Of …

18th May: The Oslo Phil extends its new Chief Conductor’s contract before he starts, Cultural scene Germany: key points for opening strategies defined, Salzburg Festival: a hope for the 2020 edition?

Monday 18th May '20

The Oslo Phil extends its new Chief Conductor's contract before he startsThe Oslo Philharmonic has extended by another four years its contract with its youthful Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Klaus Mäkelä. As they …

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 …

30th August: Bernard Haitink honoured by the VPO, Alexander Steinbeis gives up his post as orchestra director, How to educate your children in classical music?

Friday 30th August '19

Bernard Haitink, honoured by the VPO, has announced his retirementThe Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has presented the conductor Bernard Haitink with honorary membership of the orchestra. The presentation was made during rehearsals in Austria ahead of …

29th July: New LPO Appointment, New Youth Orchestra, Anna Netrebko success

Monday 29th July '19

LPO appoints Edward Gardner as principal conductorThe London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) has appointed Edward Gardner as its next principal conductor, succeeding Vladmir Jurowski.  Gardner will become the orchestra’s first British principal conductor since the late 1960s …

AGT’s Simon Cowell praises ‘extraordinary’ 11-year-old cancer survivor violinist, San Francisco Opera establishes Diversity, Equity and Community department, Blomstedt becomes honorary member of the Vienna Philharmonic

Thursday 13th June '19

AGT’s Simon Cowell praises ‘extraordinary’ 11-year-old cancer survivor violinist The young violinist took to the stage of America’s Got Talent on Tuesday, impressing the judges with his solo performance on the instrument.‘I just didn’t want to be the kid with …

15th March: Classical Music magazine relaunch, Avery Fisher Career Grant Recipients and Bernard Haitink made honorary member of Vienna Philharmonic

Friday 15th March '19

Classical Music relaunches as the voice of the industry In April 2019, Classical Music magazine will be relaunched as the voice of the classical music industry, promoting the crucial role that music plays in the UK’s cultural landscape.CM will …

31 July: Celebrating Women in Salzburg, Children’s Chorus Conductor and New Composition Prize

Tuesday 31st July '18

Today's news: CBSO appoints Ula Weber as conductor of the Children's Chorus ahead of its 25th anniversary in 2019, UMG drops its plans to float and Salzburg Festival celebrates women. Exactly how easy is it to …

9th November: An interview with clarinetist Kinan Azmeh, rediscovery of lost Kurt Weill’s song, Menuhin Competition announces record-breaking applications

Thursday 9th November '17

In today's news: Creating a piano with electric paint, Hans Zimmer's fear of the stage, AudioCoin and its future in the music industry, Blockchain as the new P2P file sharing technology, The rise of mobile apps in …

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