21st June: Monteverdi special at La Fenice, and new degree in ‘wind orchestra conducting’ at the music school Mannheim

Wednesday 21st June '17

In today's news: Leonidas Kavakos secures 1734 ‘Willemotte’ Stradivarius, and Microsoft created music teacher app. Teatro La Fenice honours Monteverdi with special evening, and new Masters degree 'wind orchestra conducting' at the music school Mannheim. …

16th February: Grammy for Nelsons, Stucky dies & Søndergård extends contract

Tuesday 16th February '16

Classical News In today's news, Classical Music Magazine reports that Søndergård has extended his contract with BBC National Orchestra & Chorus of Wales, Music Director Nelsons wins a Grammy Award and Steven Stucky dies aged 66. …

19th March: ‘There is no such thing as classical music anymore’ says Julian Lloyd Webber, Sergei Diaghilev was born today, RSNO announces 125th anniversary season

Thursday 19th March '15

Classical News The TimesThere’s no such thing as classical music any more — Lloyd WebberThe term “classical music” should be dropped according to Julian Lloyd Webber, the cellist, who said it was an “almost irrelevant” way …

BBC Proms Artist Daniel Hope’s Musical Recommendations

Monday 29th July '13

Ahead of his BBC Proms performance this evening, Violinist Daniel Hope will be BBC Radio 3's featured Proms artist selecting three music recommendations for the station. The works that he chooses will be played today …

BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Daniel Hope

Friday 10th May '13

Violinist Daniel Hope's performance with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea last Friday (3rd May) will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 this upcoming Sunday.Newly-appointed Principal Conductor Thomas Søndergård marked his …