31st March: London Symphony Orchestra appoints Antonio Pappano as Chief Conductor, Cellist Ottomar Borwitzky dies aged 90, 64% of women musicians consider sexual harassment a major challenge

Wednesday 31st March '21

London Symphony Orchestra appoints Antonio Pappano as Chief ConductorThe London Symphony Orchestra (one of the best orchestras in the world) recently revealed that Simon Rattle is stepping down from the podium for a new appointment in Germany. …

6th October: Orchestras looking for black composers, Chloé Briot files suit, Opera singer honours Breonna Taylors, Salzburg Festival receives millions

Tuesday 6th October '20

Orchestras Are Rushing to Add Black Composers. Will it last?In June, as millions of Americans filled city streets with Black Lives Matter demonstrations and millions more rushed to share their solidarity online, the composer Jessie …

28th February: Domingos harassment apology gave “false impression”, Kaske Musikpreis for composer Hamel, Marin Alsop will leave position with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Friday 28th February '20

Plácido Domingo says harassment apology gave 'false impression'Spanish opera singer says his words had been misunderstood after apology triggers backlash. Plácido Domingo has rowed back on an apology he made over sexual harassment allegations just …

5th March: Equity releases sexual harassment report, UK music and entertainment sales overtake print for first time, Primrose Viola Competition reveals 24 candidates for 2018 edition

Monday 5th March '18

In today's news, Equity releases sexual harrasment report, Primrose viola competition reveals 24 candidates for its 2018 event, UK music and entertainment surpasses print sales, Boston Symphony finds accusations against conductor Charles Dutoit credible, Australia Council …