9th June: Lloyd Webber willing to risk arrest to reopen his theatres, Nora Schmid to be artistic director of the Dresden Semperoper, Marzena Diakun and Valerio Galli appointed to conduct the Toulon Opera Orchestra

Wednesday 9th June '21

Lloyd Webber says he will risk arrest to reopen his theatres on 21 JuneAndrew Lloyd Webber has said he is determined to open his theatres on 21 June regardless of whether rules are relaxed, and …

23rd November: BBC Young Jazz Musician 2020 winner announced, Hockney painting to remain at Royal Opera House, Tenor Beomjin Kim wins Curt Taucher Prize

Monday 23rd November '20

Pianist Deschanel Gordon announced as winner of BBC Young Jazz Musician 202022-year-old Hackney-born pianist Deschanel Gordon has won this year’s BBC Young Jazz Musician. He was up against saxophonists Alex Clarke and Matt Carmichael, bassist Kielan Sheard …

1st October: PRS invites to diversity roundtables, musicians “devastated” by economic crisis, Semperoper Dresden: Three premieres

Thursday 1st October '20

PRS invites members to join diversity roundtablesFollowing on from Black Out Tuesday and the events that surrounded it, PRS for Music is inviting its members to participate in a series of virtual listening circles. The sessions will be facilitated by …

28th March: Trafalgar Square hosts classical concert, terrorism and trauma inspire a new opera, and St Paul’s Cathedral announce American series

Wednesday 28th March '18

In today's news: Sir Simon Rattle will conduct classical concert in Trafalgar Square, September 11th inspired opera debuted in Australia, St Paul's Cathedral announce American concert series, Santa Rosa Symphony chooses its next Music Director: …

23rd February: Schirmer acquires worldwide publishing rights to Julius Eastman’s catalogue, Cologne Opera house receives the German Design Award, Polish violinist Anna Karkowsa passes away at age 36

Friday 23rd February '18

In today's news: Schirmer acquires worldwide publishing rights to composer Julius Eastman's catalogue, Areta Zhulla to become Juilliard String Quartet principal violinist in September, Polish violinist Anna Karkowsa passes away, Amazon Tickets to shut down, BAMT …

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 …

27th July: National Youth Choir to embark on first China tour, Pavarotti’s widow tells Trump to stop using Nessun Dorma & new concert hall for Gstaad Menuhin Festival

Wednesday 27th July '16

Classical News In our news today, the National Youth Choir of Great Britain will embark on its first tour to China in August, Pavarotti’s widow tells Trump to stop using Nessun Dorma at rallies, and Sir …

8th July: New PRS fund, judges announces for Cardiff Singer & Met Opera announces new concertmaster

Friday 8th July '16

In our news today, PRS for Music Foundation has launched a new fund and resource, Cardiff Singer announces the first judges and The Metropolitan Opera has announced their new concertmaster. Also, 13 year old jazz …