9th February: The Endellion Quartet is disbanding, Thielemann criticises forced break, Angela Gheorghiu supports the musicians of the Met

Tuesday 9th February '21

The Endellion Quartet is disbandingAfter a 40-year career together, the players of the Endellion Quartet (violinists Andrew Watkinson and Ralph de Souza, violist Garfield Jackson and cellist David Waterman) have decided to disband with immediate …

18th September: Anna Netrebko hospitalised with COVID-19, Why are there so few female conductors? & Chung conducts birthday concert of the Staatskapelle

Friday 18th September '20

Star soprano Anna Netrebko has been hospitalised with COVID-19The opera singer, who back in May called for music fans to break social-distancing rules, posted on her Instagram last night (Thursday 17 September) and revealed she has been in …

15th April: On-demand classical radio station, German post corona culture, MET Opera “At-home Gala”

Wednesday 15th April '20

Primephonic launches first on-demand classical radio stationPrimephonic has announced the launch of the first on-demand classical radio station. The classical music streaming service, based in the Netherlands, has created a new function that merges the …

3rd July: Bees make home in reclaimed cello, Buxton International Festival announcement, Orchestra Director Leaves

Wednesday 3rd July '19

Bees make home in reclaimed cello20,000 bees have been encouraged to make a hive inside a cello in order to create a musical soundscape.  The cello, which is tuned to the key of C, is currently …

11th May: How to make theatre more attractive & the dream of a violist became true

Thursday 11th May '17

In today's news: Cheap tickets to make theatre more attractive for the youth, a dream became true for the shirtless violist, and listen to the Montreal International Piano Competition. Salzburger Festspiele won't be opened with …

19th September: Arts Council with quantitative measures of arts quality, Kyung Wha Chung postpones 2016 UK tour & Pietari Inkinen new chief conductor of DRP

Monday 19th September '16

Classical News In our news today, Arts Council imposes quantitative measures of arts quality, violinist Kyung Wha Chung postpones 2016 UK tour due to finger injury, and Warner Classics is Label of the Year At Gramophone …