25th February: ECHO Klassik submissions started, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2015 finalists announced, composer Charles Kálmán dies at 85

Wednesday 25th February '15

Classical News The Guardian Composers on their premieres: 'This is the point where one has to let go' The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has helped music lovers fund commissions through its Sound Investment scheme for almost 30 years. …

17th October: Giving a musical voice to war’s unsung victims, BBC Radio 3 doesn’t score highly with Ed Vaizey and Richard Morrison: ‘Britain plays second fiddle when it comes to Strads’.

Friday 17th October '14

Classical News GuardianGiving a musical voice to war’s unsung victimsComposer Sally Beamish has turned one of Andrew Motion’s war poems into a new oratorio. The former poet laureate explains their tribute to the ‘damaged living’BBC Radio …

26th February: Outstanding Women of Scotland nominations, Stradivarius identification, and Malta Music protecting refugees

Wednesday 26th February '14

Classic FM OnlineNicola Benedetti and Evelyn Glennie among 'Outstanding Women of Scotland' nominations?The violinist and percussionist are among those suggested by the Saltire Society to gain the title in celebration of National Women's Day.The …

5th February: Concert access for disabled people, first female conductor at New National Theatre Tokyo and piano virtuoso Yuja Wang

Wednesday 5th February '14

The GuardianSexism is rife in classical musicWhy is sexism still tolerated in our industry? We need an immediate and total change in attitudes across the board, says James Rhodes If you can get in, it's great …

29th January: Another stolen Stradivarius, Man dressed as Mozart for Super Bowl media, and string quartet pecking order revealed

Wednesday 29th January '14

BBC NewsHidden hierarchy in string quartets revealedScientists have come up with a way to reveal the pecking order within a string quartetMilwaukee Journal Sentinel'Priceless' Stradivarius violin stolen in armed robbery in MilwaukeeA 300-year-old Stradivarius violin …

19th December: New Steinway owner, The Rest Is Noise closes & Radio 3 to broadcast every Strauss opera

Thursday 19th December '13

TelegraphStolen Stradivarius sold for £1.4 million at Tarisio auction house A Stradivarius violin once offered for sale by a thief for £100 has fetched almost 14,000 times that much at auction. Five carols ripe for revival Each Christmas, …

13th August: Closing Ceremonies, World’s Bravest Orchestra and New Musical Centres

Monday 13th August '12

Classic FMClassical Music Features at the Olympic Closing Ceremony Julian Lloyd Webber, the London Symphony Orchestra and others featured alongside pop and rock artists in the Olympic Closing Ceremony.'Hip-Hop violinist' Phantom video is online hit Californian violinist's …