1st February: Royal Opera House leads shortlist for International Opera Awards, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla signs to Deutsche Grammophon

Friday 1st February '19

Royal Opera House leads shortlist for International Opera AwardsThe International Opera Awards has announced the finalists for its 2019 awards. The annual event celebrates achievements in opera around the world, recognising excellence in categories including …

6th September: The Royal Opera House to reintroduce Proms concerts

Wednesday 6th September '17

In today's news: The Royal Opera House to reintroduce Proms concerts, the Philharmonia Orchestra to release its second piece of Virtual Reality content, and Facebook offers ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’ to labels and publishers …

26th September: Arts organisations pledge to address gender imbalances, Humber Bridge to become sound installation for Hull 2017 & CIOC Festival 2016 in October

Monday 26th September '16

Classical News In our news today, arts organisations commit to address their gender imbalances, Humber Bridge becomes sound installation for Hull 2017, and the Canadian International Organ Competition’s 2016 festival will take place in October. Also, Seoul Philharmonic …

5th September: Sadiq Khan about the future of arts, ROH announces Friday Rush ticket scheme & Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra musicians reject contract

Monday 5th September '16

Classical news In our news today, mayor Sadiq Khan speaks about the future of arts in London, The Royal Opera House announces Friday Rush ticket scheme, and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra musicians reject proposed contract. Also, Shanghai Isaac Stern Violin Competition …

29th April: ROH renews partnership with BP, David Bowie at the Proms & WNO reaches new audiences

Friday 29th July '16

Classical News In today's news, The Royal Opera House has renewed its partnership with BP, stars prepare for David Bowie celebration at the BBC Proms & the leading Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara has died at the …

Opera’s brightest stars to ride from Glasgow to London

Tuesday 28th June '16

Scottish tenor Nicky Spence has enlisted some of the brightest stars from the world of opera to cycle the length of the UK, from Glasgow all the way to London. Nine opera singers will cycle over …

4th January: ENO’s woes, highlights of new season & classical music’s New Year’s honours

Monday 4th January '16

Classical News In today's news, English National Opera begins the new year in offstage turmoil and the Telegraph critics present the highlights of the new season. Also, fears arise that the new London concert hall might …

6th August: Telegraph praises Munich Opera Festival, BBC Music uncovers forgotten piano pieces & Gimeno talks about time with Abbado

Wednesday 6th August '14

Classical News The GuardianSymphony guide: Beethoven's Third ('Eroica')The story of the dedication of Beethoven’s Third is the stuff of symphonic legend. Whatever the truth, the victory at the end of the piece doesn’t just stand for …

Twitter buzz: The Wasp Factory

Thursday 3rd October '13

Anticipation was high at the Royal Opera House last night for the premiere of the much awaited and talked about The Wasp Factory.  No one knew what to expect from Ben Frost’s brave decision to …

3rd December: Secret Orchestra, String Ring Tones and Opera Premiere

Monday 3rd December '12

GramophoneUlster Orchestra begins consultation process about futurePossible solutions could include cuts to players and staffPatricia Kopatchinskaja on the Gramophone PodcastThe violinist speaks to James Jolly about Bartók, Eötvös and LigetiClassical Music MagazineComments from arts world …

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