6th October: Adès wins Sonning Music prize & kids need classical music

Tuesday 6th October '15

Classical News  In today's news, Classical Music Magazine announces the winner of this year's Sonning Music Prize, The Strad reports the death of a young violinist who was killed in a car crash & The Huffington …

8th December: Matching up to Beethoven, Singapore Chinese composition contest, debate about the Suzuki method

Monday 8th December '14

Classical News Guardian Arts in England told to make progress with diversity or have funding axed Warning comes from Arts Council England chairman Sir Peter Bazalgette in ‘most important’ speech Fiona Maddocks: classical music’s most significant firsts of 2014 The …

13th October: Berlin culture secretary questions ticket prices for the arts, Bamberg Symphony to mentor training orchestra, soprano Rita Shane dies at 78

Monday 13th October '14

Classical News TelegraphNewlywed Katherine Jenkins denies diva claimsSinger Katherine Jenkins has hit back at claims she was dropped by her music company for being a "diva"Classic FMPascal Rogé slams 'mafia' jury at piano competitionThe Rina Sala …

26th August: Addiction in the orchestra: classical music’s drink and drugs problem, Conductor hits back over international Mahler scam and Andrea Bocelli, Il Divo and Richard Reed Parry take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Tuesday 26th August '14

Classical News The Guardian Addiction in the orchestra: classical music's drink and drugs problem At 15 she was playing the Royal Albert Hall. At 21 she was breakfasting on vodka. As a new documentary explores addiction in classical …

17th July: Tasmin Little goes busking, Nicky Benedetti’s album hits top 20 of UK album charts & German radio station struggle with quotas

Thursday 17th July '14

Classical News The Independent Proms 2014: Tasmin Little is preparing for her 20th Proms - but busking is her real passionThe chart-topping violinist tells Jessica Duchen that her real passion is for performing for people who never …