7th June: France Musique launches new website, Esa-Pekka Salonen on the end of his three-year tenure at the New York Philharmonic

Thursday 7th June '18

In today’s news: France Musique’s new website, Tom Service is appointed music professor at Gresham College, conductor Jonathan Sternberg has passed away, Michael Hann examines the National and Bon Iver’s open-access publishing platform. The violinist …

2nd December: Xian Zhang appointed, Google Cultural Institute & Carnegie Hall Anniversary

Wednesday 2nd December '15

Classical News In today's news, Xian Zhang makes conducting history as the first woman to have titled role at a BBC orchestra, BBC Radio 3 will bring back a slot aimed at youth audience, and an innovative …

7th July: Classical artists have got the notes — now they need the biceps, only snobs object to a Pete Tong Prom, says BBC presenter, and music critic Edward Greenfield has died

Tuesday 7th July '15

Classical News In today's news BBC Radio 3's Suzy Klein dismisses criticism of Pete Tong's Ibiza celebration at the BBC Proms and World Service is set to broadcast seven of the Proms concerts this season. Tom Service …

18th March: Can Fergus Linehan save the Edinburgh International Festival? Julian Lloyd Webber is new principle of Birmingham Conservatoire and essential Richter recordings

Wednesday 18th March '15

Classical News TelegraphEdinburgh 2015: Can this man save the Edinburgh International Festival?The EIF has a new director, 45-year-old Fergus Linehan – but can he steer it back out from the increasingly huge shadow of the Fringe? …

16th January: The Paris Philharmonie beats any concert hall in London, Alexandre Desplat leads Oscar nominations for best soundtrack and the BBC Music Magazine Awards 2015

Friday 16th January '15

Classical News GuardianLa Philharmonie de Paris: is this a new musical and social future for Paris?The controversial concert hall might not have been quite finished and its architect might have elected to stay away from the …

15th October: Tom Service says Radio 3 offers a unique service, Alpesh Chauhan appointed CBSO assistant conductor and Singapore International Violin Competition names finalists.

Wednesday 15th October '14

Classical News GuardianRadio 3 offers a unique service; surely as many as possible should have access to it?Tom Watson’s suggestion that Radio 3 should give up its FM slot to 6 Music is baffling.TelegraphWhat does modern music …

25th September: Tributes to Christopher Hogwood, Celebrity Choir for Charity and BBC Singers Celebrations

Thursday 25th September '14

The Guardian Christopher Hogwood obituary Leading figure of the early music revival as conductor of the Academy of Ancient Music, harpsichordist and musicologist The BBC Singers: 90 years young today The UK’s only full-time professional choir celebrates its 90th …

1st August: Mary Poppins in Last Night of the Proms, New York’s Met Opera extends contract deadlines for unions and will rain force cover up of historic opera arena?

Friday 1st August '14

Classical News The TelegraphMary Poppins in Last Night of the Proms Last Night of the Proms is to feaure a Mary Poppins singalong to mark the 50th anniversary of the film's release. New York TimesIn Final Hours, Metropolitan …

21st May: Rachmaninov manuscript sells for £1.2million, Frenchman uses Mozart to fight drug dealers and continued controversy over singers’ weight

Wednesday 21st May '14

Classic FM OnlineRachmaninov manuscript sells for £1.2millionMusic scholarship may change forever after the Russian master's Symphony No. 2 sold at auction today alongside music by Beethoven, Puccini and Mozart.The Guardian Young Musician competition - let's start with …

17th February: Composers’ cash prizes, ICEstruments in Lapland & can musical jingles help dementia sufferers?

Monday 17th February '14

The TelegraphWhy don't composers win cash prizes when they need them most? Composers with established reputations are loaded with honours and money. But it would be a help if they were given such recognition early in …

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