15th December: Aldeburgh Festival 2017, ESO’s new appointment & turkeys raised on classical music

Thursday 15th December '16

Classical News In today's classical news, the full programme of Aldeburgh Festival 2017 will be announced in January 2017, and the 2017 festival will also mark the 50th anniversary of the Snape Maltings Concert Hall. English …

26th April: Understudy on stage in sneakers, successful Record Store Day & YouTube debate continues

Tuesday 26th April '16

Classical News In our news today, Met Opera understudy Francesco Anile steps in and gives performance of a lifetime as lead tenor loses his voice, sales up 14% year-on-year for Record Store Day, New York Festival of …

4th November: Pianist’s attempt to censor negative review goes viral, Peter Davison to host Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular UK tour, Sakari Oramo is new Malko jury president

Tuesday 4th November '14

Classic FMPianist's attempt to censor negative review goes viralDejan Lazic’s misjudged attempt to remove a Washington Post review has ended up hitting all the wrong notes.TelegraphPeter Davison to present Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular UK tourPeter …

18th June: Classic FM wins award and Opie, Gilhooly and Aled Jones recognised at Queen’s Birthday Honours

Tuesday 18th June '13

BBC Music MagazineOpie and Gilhooly enjoy Queen’s Birthday HonoursSinger and presenter Aled Jones among others recognised from the world of musicThe GuardianAram Khachaturian International Competition announces winnerCellist Andrei Ionita, aged 19, receives the top prizeClassic FMClassic …

Worldwide Success for Pianist AyseDeniz Gokcin

Wednesday 16th January '13

The London-based Turkish pianist AyseDeniz Gokcin released an EP album towards the end of 2012, uniting her love for rock and classical music. The young pianist transformed three Pink Floyd songs in the style of …

31st August: Dudamel, Detroit and Defying Labels

Friday 31st August '12

Classic FMDelius study weekend celebrates 150th anniversaryA study weekend celebrating the 150th birthday of Frederick Delius is to take place at The British Library in September.Domingo's 140th opera role sparks Twitter competitionPlácido Domingo's latest operatic …

20th July: Sheep, Grants and Plinths

Friday 20th July '12

Arts Journal- Slipped Disc Why Madrid pulled the plug on Barenboim: the full story Barenboim’s Madrid concert is cancelled….Pianist in blasphemy trial issues defiant dance videoThe composer and pianist Fazil Say has written “Dance” a new …