1st September- Neil Young orchestral album, BBC Prom 58 review: ‘overwhelming’ and tributes paid to John Lynch

Monday 1st September '14

Classical News The Guardian Neil Young said to be prepping orchestral album entitled Storytone Fans have observed a big clue on the official website of composer Chris Walden, who notes arrangements for an ‘upcoming’ Young album, out in …

Why we should end our Cold War view of Soviet music, the success of Sex Workers’ Opera and British composers’ fixation with landscape

Monday 2nd June '14

Classical News The Telegraph Why it's time to to end our Cold War view of Soviet music  Composers who were loyal to the Soviet regime should be listened to sympathetically, says Ivan Hewett.  Classicfm.com Sex Workers' Opera celebrates 'incredible' first …

20th May: Crowdfunding saves San Diego Opera, Liverpool Philharmonic £13.8m renovation & controversy surrounding opera singers’ appearances

Tuesday 20th May '14

Guardian San Diego Opera to stay open amid crowdfunding success The 58-member board of directors voted in March to shut down, but recent campaign saved the troubled company. Are opera singers now to be judged on their looks …

25th March: Roger Wright leaves BBC, iTunes considers a streaming service & San Diego Opera to close

Tuesday 25th March '14

Guardian 7 ways a streaming iTunes could compete with Spotify and its rivals Apple rumoured to be in talks with labels over on-demand service. How will it disrupt the competition? Roger Wright to leave BBC after 15 years …

20th March: Dubai builds new opera house, San Diego Opera to cease operations & a new project to bring classical music into German schools

Thursday 20th March '14

Classical FMDubai to build spectacular new opera houseA new multi-purpose concert venue is to be built in the heart of Dubai's new Opera District, it has been announced. 'Dubai Opera' will hold 2,000 people and will …