5th October: teen lends a hand to injured Lang Lang, Welsh opera company under fire, Doctor Foster the opera

Thursday 5th October '17

In today's news, have you ever wondered why people don't clap between movements in a symphony? Classic FM investigates. Lang Lang relies on his assistant to lend a hand mid-performance, and a Welsh opera company …

24th May: Lawrence Power appointed ECO’s artistic director, Opera North’s Richard Farnes departs with The Ring & Sex Workers Opera

Tuesday 24th May '16

Classical News In our classical news today, Lawrence Power appointed artistic director of the English Chamber Orchestra charitable trust, Richard Farnes takes on Wagner's The Ring Cycle as his final assignment with Opera North and the Arts …

27th May: David Pickard likely to bring evolution not revolution, Glyndebourne would be unimaginable in Germany and Daniel Barenboim unveils a new piano

Wednesday 27th May '15

Classical News In today's news David Pickard has been announced as the new director of the BBC Proms but The Guardian say he likely to bring evolution not revolution. The Independent also ask how he will steer …

29th January: Experimental music, Danish National Chamber Orchestra fights cuts by crowdfunding, new GCSE and A Level Music exam content

Thursday 29th January '15

Classical News The GuardianThe playlist: experimental music – James Hoff, Richard Skelton, Pauline Oliveros and moreThese unconventional artists and composers use everything from computer viruses to mud-crusted violins to create new sounds and reimagine masterpiecesDanish National …

23rd May: Arts & Business Awards announced, La Scala fires director general & stolen violins recovered 16 years later

Friday 23rd May '14

Classic FMArts & Business Awards winners announcedThe best partnerships between businesses and the arts were honoured last night at a ceremony at the BFI Southbank, London at the 35th Arts & Business Awards, in partnership …

Outstanding reviews for ‘Elegy’ and Raymond Yiu

Tuesday 16th October '12

Elegy, described as a ‘poetic love letter’, tells the heart-breaking story of an gay Iraqi man, who managed to flee his country from the homophobic persecution, which resulted in over 700 murders of gay men.The …