9th December: Vienna Opera’s First Opera by Woman, HMV Christmas Crunch, Pereira’s last triumph at La Scala

Monday 9th December '19

Vienna opera house stages first opera by woman For the first time in its 150-year history, the Vienna State Opera is staging an opera by a woman. Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth has written a new opera …

Blüthner announcement, Aural Diversity Initiative and La Scala News

Wednesday 19th June '19

Blüthner has announced its Wimbledon Piano Classics 2019 programme. The concert series, which takes place at Trinity United Reformed Church in Wimbledon from 10 to 12 October 2019, is presented by Blüthner and the Royal College of Music, who have assembled a world-class …

8th November: Alfonso Scarano and the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Singapore International Violin Competition 2018 and impact of music lessons on the aging process.

Wednesday 8th November '17

In today’s news: Alfonso Scarano becomes Chief Conductor of the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Singapore International Violin Competition announces 2018 participants and Milan’s Teatro alla Scala plans big extension. 60th anniversary of Ingo Metzmacher and impact of music lessons on …

30th November: Pappono on Cav & Pag, RNCM wins prize & Classical Charts

Monday 30th November '15

Classical News In today's news, the Royal Opera’s music director explains why the passion of double bill 'Cav and Pag' is still as stirring as ever, Teatro alla Scala cancel strike and the Royal Northern College of …

Claudio Addabo – A Birthday Celebration

Wednesday 26th June '13

As Italian composer Claudio Abbado turns 80 today, it seems only fitting to look back and celebrate his achievements. Abbado made his performance debut in 1960 at the Teatro alla Scala in his home Milan. He …