16th January: 2019 ABO Conference, and a new home for the Royal Concertgebouw

Wednesday 16th January '19

2019 ABO Conference programme announced This year’s ABO Conference will be hosted by the Ulster Orchestra at the ICC Belfast from 23-25 January.The theme, cross border, will inspire debate about border issues in the UK classical music industry, including Brexit, digital, diversity …

4th October: Payare renews with Ulster Orchestra, Bergner’s Sing for Your Life & Singers’ Creative Research Ensemble Wellington

Tuesday 4th October '16

Classical News Today's news, Rafael Payare renews his contract with Ulster Orchestra till the end of 2018/2019 season. Daniel Bergner talks about "Sing for Your Life" and his story on The New York Times. Also, Singers' …

27th September: Ulster Orchestra’s 50th anniversary, BBC Phil’s interactive concerts & Toccata Classics’ ‘Music for my love’

Tuesday 27th September '16

Classical News In today's news, Northern Ireland's Ulster Orchestra is celebrating their 50th anniversary, and is attempting to perform 50 pop-up gigs throughout Belfast city centre on 28th September 2016. BBC Philharmonic announces their interactive concert …

26th February: Instruments back on board, new audiences with app & Spotify in the cloud

Friday 26th February '16

Classical News In today's news, Opera North announces that Serbian conductor Aleksandar Marković will replace its current music director Richard Farnes and Ulster Orchestra names Richard Wigley as managing director. Also, Spotify moves itself onto Google’s cloud and Apple …

26th November: Belfast Council commits £100,000 as ‘Save The Ulster Orchestra’ campaign continues, Violinist Renaud Capuçon named artistic director of Swiss festival and Alyson Cambridge is first opera performer at Soul Train Awards

Wednesday 26th November '14

Classical News Classical Music MagazineBelfast Council commits £100,000 as ‘Save The Ulster Orchestra’ campaign continuesBelfast City Council has offered a conditional £100,000 to the troubled Ulster Orchestra, which remains some distance from securing a £500,000 rescue …

19th November: Save the Ulster Orchestra, #LoveTheatre day and publisher Edition Peters launches own record label.

Wednesday 19th November '14

Classical News TelegraphSave the Ulster Orchestra!A downturn in public funding has left the Ulster Orchestra in a peculiarly vulnerable position, says Ivan HewettGuardian#LoveTheatre day – liveToday, theatres from across the UK and beyond will be celebrating …

27th October: 161-year-old Philharmonic faces closure in Australia, International Opera Studio in Hamburg celebrates 20 years anniversary, Pietari Inkinen new Chief Conductor at Prague Symphony Orchestra

Monday 27th October '14

Classical News Telegraph Anna Magdalena Bach: a forgotten genius?If JS Bach's wife composed some of his best-known pieces, it will put a bomb at the heart of the Western musical tradition Violin teacher Suzuki is the biggest fraud …

17th October: Giving a musical voice to war’s unsung victims, BBC Radio 3 doesn’t score highly with Ed Vaizey and Richard Morrison: ‘Britain plays second fiddle when it comes to Strads’.

Friday 17th October '14

Classical News GuardianGiving a musical voice to war’s unsung victimsComposer Sally Beamish has turned one of Andrew Motion’s war poems into a new oratorio. The former poet laureate explains their tribute to the ‘damaged living’BBC Radio …

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 …

12th March: New York Met on screen, Ulster Orchestra chief quits post & Strauss’ 150th birthday

Wednesday 12th March '14

The TimesWhy opera is taking lessons from Hollywood Live cinema screenings are saving the New York Met, but does the big screen mean that good looks matter more than the singing? Neil Fisher talks to Peter …

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