30th June: Christian Thielemann to be music director at Bayreuth, William Tell: nudity and rape scene greete with boos at Royal Opera House, Sir Simon Rattle to be Artist-in-Association with Barbican Centre and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Tuesday 30th June '15

Classical News In today's news, The Times reports that a teenager has joined the cyborgs with a microchip implant and Eric Whitacre explains how music makes us happy. Nudity and a rape scene in the Royal …

22nd June: Berlin Philharmonic chose new chief conductor, Simone Young bids good bye to Hamburger Staatsoper, Gunther Schuller dies age 89

Monday 22nd June '15

Classical News In today's news, The Telegraph asks whether opera can save our children, Ivan Hewett argues that music ought to be robust enough to communicate across a variety of acoustics, Gunther Schuller dies at the …

15th June: Argument between the Leipzig String Quartet and London’s Wigmore Hall, Joshua Bell to be Artist in Residence, Simone Young named the new honorary member of the Staatsoper Hamburg

Monday 15th June '15

Classical News In today's news, an extraordinary argument has broken out between the Leipzig String Quartet and London's Wigmore Hall, violinist Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields will be Classic FM’s …

13th February: Spears’ top music schools, BAFTA Games awards nominations & Glasgow Chamber Choir receives sponsorship for Commonwealth Choral Marathon

Thursday 13th February '14

SpearsBest music schools in the worldSpears list their top 8 music schools.Classic FMBAFTA Games Awards: soundtrack nominations announcedThe nominations for the 2014 BAFTA Games Awards have been announced, with the soundtrack category recognising six different …

9th December – Vanessa Redgrave, Luca Pisaroni plus the Scrapheap Orchestra

Friday 9th December '11

Wall St. JournalLuca Pisaroni: A Voice Perfect for Playing Kings, Demons and Gods.Luca Pisaroni talks about his role in the MET's first ever 'mash up'.Jessica Duchen's Classical Music BlogRIP Tony Fell (1931-2011).Boosey & Hawkes remembers …