23rd February: Orchestras for All to boost music leadership skills, “We are ready to start” – Sport and culture want spectators back, Bayerische Staatsoper brings the concert hall to you

Tuesday 23rd February '21

Orchestras for All to boost music leadership skills with new programmeThe Music Leadership Training Programme is designed to provide music leaders and teachers working in state secondary schools, music hubs and community music services with …

10th February: Music, drama and sport should be part of pupils’ catch up plan, Bayreuth – Normal performance by 2022 at the latest, Paris Opera wants more diversity

Wednesday 10th February '21

Music, drama and sport should be part of pupils’ catch up plan says new education recovery commissionerSir Kevan Collins, the government’s new education recovery commissioner, has said that music, drama and sport need to be …

22th March: Orchestra of blind women performs in Egypt, documents of Joseph Joachim made public, and Vienna Philharmonic adopts streaming

Thursday 22nd March '18

In today's news: Egyptian President attends orchestra of blind women, the Vienna Philharmonic streams music on Idagio, Ojai Music Festival names Chad Smit as artistic director, Nicole Braunger to be future opera director of Staatstheater …

9th June: Bass trombonist wins Royal Over-seas League Competition & Last tickets for Bayreuther Festspiele

Friday 9th June '17

In today's news: Bass trombonist wins Royal Over-seas League Competition, and the last tickets for Bayreuther Festspiele are being sold on sunday. Barenboim takes up YouTube series, and a new book about Maria Callas is …

A busy week in discussions over arts funding

Friday 27th November '15

This week, the classical music news has been dominated by articles concerning arts funding. Here is a summary of the latest developments and who has been talking about the changes which could have such a …

7th July: Classical artists have got the notes — now they need the biceps, only snobs object to a Pete Tong Prom, says BBC presenter, and music critic Edward Greenfield has died

Tuesday 7th July '15

Classical News In today's news BBC Radio 3's Suzy Klein dismisses criticism of Pete Tong's Ibiza celebration at the BBC Proms and World Service is set to broadcast seven of the Proms concerts this season. Tom Service …

3rd March: Spotify & Ministry of Sound settle lawsuit & Arts Council responds to regional balance debate

Monday 3rd March '14

Guardian  Spotify and Ministry of Sound settle music playlists copyright lawsuit Playlists based on the dance brand’s compilations will be removed from streaming service’s search engine. Alice Herz-Sommer, 1903–2014: remembered by Ed Vulliamy The Observer's Ed Vulliamy recalls his …

20th February: Radiohead’s Greenwood talks classical, Olympic gold winner plays violin, and KCRW buys music station

Thursday 20th February '14

NMERadiohead's Jonny Greenwood Q&A - Blending Classical Music With RockJonny Greenwood is playing Wapping Hydraulic Power Station this Sunday (February 23) with London Contemporary Orchestra soloists and very excitingly he'll be premiering new material. NME question him …

10th February: Brainwave created compositions, classical music at the Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony, and WildKat PR are hiring

Monday 10th February '14

WildKat PRJoin the WildKat PR team in London!WildKat PR are looking for a new Account Manager to join the lovely WildKat PR London team…BBC NewsHow to compose classical music with your brainwavesProfessor at Plymouth University …

8th November: From Footballer to Baritone, MSO Chorus Director scandal, and John Suchet wins international award

Friday 8th November '13

The Guardian The footballer who became a baritone and performed with Pavarotti Jeff Taylor the footballing baritone's story starts on the school football pitches of HuddersfieldLondon Jazz NewsEFG London Jazz Festival Preview: Sebastian Scotney On Jazz Line-Up Tomorrow Saturday …