Marie-Laure Garnier et Célia Oneto Bensaid en concert au Théâtre de l’Athénée

Monday 14th February '22

Concert de lancement du disque "Songs of Hope" à paraître chez NoMadMusic le 18 marsCe lundi 14 février, les amoureux de la musique classique pourront profiter d'un concert placé sous le signe de l'amitié au …

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 …

28th April: BBC Cardiff Singer of the World returns in June, Soprano Stephany Ortega to perform in Wuhan, Olivier Mantei to lead the Philharmonie de Paris

Wednesday 28th April '21

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World returns in JuneThe world-renowned BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition is set to return in June. Now in its 20th edition, the biennial competition has launched the careers …

7th September: Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden launches Operation Sleeping Beauty, Opera in times of Corona, Death of Christiane Eda-Pierre

Monday 7th September '20

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden launches Operation Sleeping BeautyCulture Secretary Oliver Dowden has revealed that his officials are working on Operation Sleeping Beauty, a plan to bring performances back in time for Christmas.“In recent weeks, we’ve …

12th February: Angela Hewitt’s unique piano destroyed, Fire in record production plant, Netrebko wins Polar Music Prize

Wednesday 12th February '20

Virtuoso mourns beloved £150,000 piano smashed by moversA unique piano which was treasured by the Canadian virtuoso Angela Hewitt as her “best friend” was broken beyond repair when it was dropped by specialist instrument movers.The …

10th February: save Radio New Zealand classical music station, Music Oscar for Berlin composer Guðnadóttir, Italian soprano Mirella Freni died

Monday 10th February '20

Calls to save Radio New Zealand classical music station reach crescendoPlans to cut Radio New Zealand Concert and replace it with a youth station meet resistance from die-hard fansRadio New Zealand Concert, the staid …

29th July: New LPO Appointment, New Youth Orchestra, Anna Netrebko success

Monday 29th July '19

LPO appoints Edward Gardner as principal conductorThe London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) has appointed Edward Gardner as its next principal conductor, succeeding Vladmir Jurowski.  Gardner will become the orchestra’s first British principal conductor since the late 1960s …

1st May: 2019 International Opera Awards, opportunities for NYCGB alumni, and Chicago Symphony Orchestra ends strike

Wednesday 1st May '19

2019 International Opera Awards winners announced The winners of the 2019 International Opera Awards were announced on 29 April during a ceremony held at London’s Sadler’s Wells theatre.Considered opera’s answer to the Oscars, the awards celebrate …

23rd April: Heather Harper obituary, Chicago Symphony Orchestra strike continues and Martin Böttcher has died aged 91

Tuesday 23rd April '19

Soprano Heather Harper has died aged 88 The soprano Heather Harper, who has died aged 88, was one of the best loved and most respected singers of her generation. She graced the concert and opera stages …

5th April: BSO Resound search for Young Composer, Islington Council launches music education service, and an homage to Montserrat Caballé

Friday 5th April '19

BSO Resound launch search for Young Composer-in-Association UK-based composers aged 18 to 30 are invited to apply for BSO Resound’s Young Composer-in-Association, supported by Allianz Musical Insurance.The position will offer one composer the opportunity to develop …

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