18th May: Mixing Healing and Strife, the Met Opera Sings Again, Soprano Wallroth receives Birgit Nilsson Scholarship, 2021-2022 season of the Paris Opera

Tuesday 18th May '21

Mixing Healing and Strife, the Met Opera Sings AgainOn Sunday evening, 430 days after the coronavirus pandemic closed the Metropolitan Opera, the company returned....Nézet-Séguin told the crowd that he and the artists had tried to …

5th August: Fame for forgotten female composers; Elbphilharmonie reopens in September; New season for Nice Opera

Wednesday 5th August '20

Fame at last for the world’s forgotten female composersA database of female composers has been put online in France in an attempt to overturn what critics say is centuries of male domination of classical music.The …

27th April: Coronavirus Interruption Loan inadequate for suffering music sector, Robert Schumann Prize for Olga Neuwirth, Vienna State Opera unveils season 2020/2021

Monday 27th April '20

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme inadequate for suffering music sector, ISM’s flash survey revealsThe Incorporated Society of Musicians’ (ISM) latest flash survey, which focuses on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) has revealed that …

6th April: LPO appoints Canellakis as principal guest conductor,Prague Spring on the Internet only, the new season of the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse

Monday 6th April '20

LPO appoints Karina Canellakis as principal guest conductorThe London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) has appointed the American conductor Karina Canellakis as its principal guest conductor from September.Canellakis, 38, began her career as a violinist, performing as …

31st March: Aldeburgh festival 2020 cancelled, Stuttgart opera restoration delayed, Radio France season

Tuesday 31st March '20

Aldeburgh festival 2020 cancelled due to coronavirusClassical music festival founded by Benjamin Britten will not go ahead for the first time in its 73-year history. The Aldeburgh festival is the latest cultural casualty of the …

16th May: Jamie Cullum seeks musicians for technology project, BSO announces 2019/20 season and Berlin’s music education press conference

Thursday 16th May '19

Pioneering music technology project from Jamie Cullum The world famous musician Jamie Cullum is looking for amateur musicians to join him for a one-off spectacle that promises to combine amazing music with connective technology.With the support …

14th October: Best classical albums, Kirill Petrenko appointment & International Bassoon Day

Wednesday 14th October '15

Classical News In today's news, The Telegraph announces its guide to the best classical recordings of 2015, and the Royal College of Music celebrates International Bassoon Day. Also, Pitchfork Media becomes part of Condé Nast Stable and Roy …

1st December: Christmas debut for all-girls Canterbury Cathedral choir: In defence of the Viola: World Choral Day

Monday 1st December '14

Classical News The StradUK’s Birmingham Conservatoire unveils plans for its new homeThe facility is set to open in 2017The TelegraphFirst Canterbury Cathedral all-girl choir makes its Christmas concert debutThe first ever Canterbury Cathedral girls' choir is …

Lionel Bringuier announces first season with Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich

Monday 31st March '14

Lionel Bringuier is the Chief Conductor designate of the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich. Today he announced his first season with the orchestra. During the season, Bringuier will be joined by Artist in Residence Yuja Wang, …

2nd December: Esa-Pekka Salonen, latest Google doodle, and music for young ears

Monday 2nd December '13

BBC NewsEsa-Pekka Salonen: 10 tips to becoming a conductorEsa-Pekka Salonen's career took off when he stood in at the last minute for a sick conductor when he was just 25. Almost 25 years later, he was recently …

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