13th February: Steve Jobs opera wins a Grammy, Grandmaster Flash and Mutter win 2019 Polar Music Prize, Oxford Piano Festival 2019 announced

Wednesday 13th February '19

There’s an incredible new opera about Apple CEO Steve Jobs – and it just won a Grammy New opera on the block, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, won a Grammy this week for Best Opera Recording.The modern opera was premiered …

24th July: Ernst Ottensamer has died, and Kian Soltani goes to Deutsche Grammophon

Monday 24th July '17

In today's news: Kian Soltani signs with Deutsche Grammophon, Olsok celebrated at Trondheim Festival, and Kate conducts The Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra.  Ernst Ottensamer has died, new opera streaming platform, and Slowenian choir is "Eurovision Choir …

7th August: New opera to tell life story of Steve Jobs, Stolen Stradivarius violin found 35 years later, Andris Nelsons’ Boston Symphony Orchestra contract extended

Friday 7th August '15

In today's news a new opera to tell the story of  Steve Job's life is planned for 2017. The stolen Stradivarius violin of Roman Totenberg is found after 35 years and the Boston Symphony Orchestra …

19th March: Streaming breaks through the $1bn sales barrier, Steve Jobs meets Shakespeare in new opera & Japan drags down global music market

Wednesday 19th March '14

The Guardian Music streaming breaks through $1bn sales barrier Revenues from streaming and subscriptions rose by 50% in past year as listeners turned to services such as Spotify. The IndependentSteve Jobs meets Shakespeare in Henry V-inspired operaThe new …