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 …

South Korean sounds reissued in Berlin

Friday 30th August '19

Based on historical recordings presented through various media, including 16mm film installation, sound installation, video and photography, South Korean artist Youngho Lee sheds light on the development of the musical "rhythm" of the city of …

Installation Artist creates an Architectural Utopia

Thursday 2nd May '19

South Korean artist Dai Goang Chen shows a vision of the future in which all installation elements are modelled based on the concept of Yin and Yang and the Wu Xing"In The View from Mount …

Overcoming Boundaries With The Arts

Monday 4th February '19

Overcoming Boundaries With The ArtsSouth Korea and Iran create cultural exchange between East and West Asia by exploring each countries’ traditions and history of calligraphy."When the Korean alphabet Hangeul meets the Persian scriptures Alef-ba, …

Welcome JazzKorea 2018!

Monday 17th September '18

JazzKorea is an exceptional festival in many regards. While many festivals will claim to support cultural exchange and break up traditional boundaries, JazzKorea actually does. Already in its sixth years of existence it has established …

16th January: Menuhin Competition 2018 announces 44 successful candidates for live rounds and what a hologram of Maria Callas can teach us about opera

Tuesday 16th January '18

In today's news: After an Alitalia flight during which her viola da gamba was badly damaged, the owner of the instrument has called on airlines to change their policy. Youth music charity NYMAZ has announced …

23rd August: Soprano Storms Salzburg, Spotify launches in Thailand

Wednesday 23rd August '17

In today's news: Soprano Anna Netrebko Storms Salzburg Classical Music’s Summit, and Spotify launches in Thailand. Russian opera director Serebrennikow has been arrested, classical music festivals are in high demand, and Italy to pay tribute to earthquake …

The Cliburn: The Final Six

Tuesday 6th June '17

Last night in Fort Worth, Texas, six pianists were chosen to progress to the final round of the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. They are as follows:Kenneth Broberg, United States, 23 Rachel Cheung, Hong Kong, 25 Yury Favorin, Russia, …

19th January: ICMA winners announced, applications open for the inaugural Bartok World International Violin Competition & Festival Ultraschall

Thursday 19th January '17

 Classical News In today’s classical news, in order to raise money for young musicians facing challenging circumstances, National Orchestra for All is inviting members of the public to play as part of a professional orchestra. Winners …

The Cliburn 2017

Friday 13th January '17

The 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition will be taking place at the Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, from 25th May to 10th June 2017.We had the chance to catch up with Jacques Marquis, …

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