July 30th: Polish pianist wins Northern Ireland’s Walled City Competition, Grütters increases funds of Initiative Musik by ten million euros, Clément Mao-Takacs proposes status of “craftsman of the performing arts”, The Force Is Still Strong with John Williams

Thursday 30th July '20

Polish pianist wins Northern Ireland's Walled City CompetitionThe 2020 Walled City Music International Online Piano Competition has been won by 27-year-old Polish pianist Elżbieta Bilicka. She was one of 40 applicants who submitted videos via …

6th July: RNCM awarded Erasmus+ grant for new conducting project. First premiere at Bayreuth Festival since 1882.

Friday 6th July '18

In today's news: First premiere at Bayreuth Festival since 1882. Herbert von Karajan wax figure to be revealed at Madame Taussauds at Vienna Prater. RNCM awarded Erasmus+ grant for new conducting project. Wigmore Hall to …

17th August: London’s ‘domination of culture’ must end, Dudamel Fellows 2016/17 announced & live symphony orchestra will perform entire Harry Potter film score

Wednesday 17th August '16

Classical News In our news today, Sir Jonathan Mills speaks about the “domination of London” in culture and politics, Dudamel Fellows announces 2016/17 partcipating conductors, and a live symphony orchestra will perform the entire Harry Potter …

11th January: Bowie dies, 2015 classical statistics & Dudamel conducts Star Wars

Monday 11th January '16

In today's news, Classic FM reports that David Bowie has died at the age of 69 and Gustavo Dudamel conducts Star Wars. Also, a video is released of passengers enjoying an impromptu classical music concert …

18th December: Classical Music in 2015, Caballé tax fine & Vienna Philharmonic appoints concertmaster

Friday 18th December '15

Classical News In today's news, The Guardian critics pick their favourite live events of 2015, and The Telegraph look at how classical music has fought terrorism, seduced old rockers and is constantly changing. Also, a Spanish …

14th December: best classical music of 2015, Rodney Milnes dies & Lambertz bridging the gap

Monday 14th December '15

Classical News In today's news, The Guardian lists the best classical music of 2015, Apple enhances classical music browsing in Apple Music with an iTunes update and opera critic Rodney Milnes has died aged 79. Also, …

12th October: Christoph von Dohnányi reflection, Liverpool Philharmonic open doors & John Williams receives award

Monday 12th October '15

Classical News In today's news, Christoph von Dohnányi is reflecting his remarkable career, Liverpool Philharmonic opens the doors and John Williams is to receive the Lifetime achievement award. Also, Conductor Riccardo Chailly puts life on hold …

1st September: Israel anger at concert, dead woman named as pianist Natalia Strelchenko, Mozart masterclass

Tuesday 1st September '15

Classical News In today's news, Berlin State opera concert angers Israel, dead woman named as Norwegian pianist Natalia Strelchenko and violinist Gil Shaham gives a Mozart masterclass. Also, Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2 tops Classic FM Hall of Fame …

11th August: classical music stimulates milk production in cows and prevents epileptic seizures

Tuesday 11th August '15

Classical News In today's news, can classical music stimulate milk production in cows, classical music prevents seizures and whether Bach's wife actually wrote his cello suites. Classic FM Simon Pegg: "I'm amazingly excited about the new Star Wars …

24th March: Disability and the arts, Royal College of Music’s new performance simulator, Rhinegold TV launches

Tuesday 24th March '15

Classical News The GuardianDisability and the arts: the best of times, the worst of timesIntroducing a new series on disability arts, producer Jo Verrent looks at some of the key issues affecting disabled artists and organisations …

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