9th October – 15th October: Andrea Bocelli Partners With Universal Music Group, Opus Klassik Prize 2021, Nathalie Stutzmann As New Music Director in Atlanta, Brandani Takes Artistic Leadership in Calgary and Colorado

Friday 15th October '21

Andrea Bocelli Begins New Partnership With Universal Music GroupAndrea Bocelli, the Italian tenor, has today announced an exclusive and expanded global recording agreement with Universal Music Group (UMG). Bocelli is signing a new long-term multi-album …

10th December: Decca celebrates 90th anniversary, Hungary’s “guiding” culture, Paris Opera strike

Tuesday 10th December '19

Decca celebrates 90th anniversary in ChinaDecca Records celebrated its 90th anniversary in China last week with a special event at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing. The event, organised by Decca, …

WildKat announces the opening of its USA offices

Monday 26th August '19

We are delighted to today announce the opening of our new offices in New York and Los Angeles, along with two new WildKat appointments.A warm welcome goes out to Liza Prijatel Thors and Tim McKeough, …

20th August: Campaign launched to build new lightweight vertical grand piano, UMG: masters of ‘many of artists’ in lawsuit were not destroyed in fire, Turkey: Star pianist plays…

Tuesday 20th August '19

Campaign launched to build new lightweight vertical grand pianoPianist Sarah Nicolls has launched a crowdfunding campaign to enable her to build a new vertical grand piano weighing only 82 kg. The ‘Standing Grand’ will initially …

22nd December: Charles Dutoit accused of sexual misconduct and Universal and Facebook announce multi-year agreement

Friday 22nd December '17

In today's news: Conductor Charles Dutoit accused of sexual misconduct and the reaction of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Also, famous German christmas carol to be considered as intangible cultural heritage by the UNESCO.The TelegraphRoyal Philharmonic …

20th March: Märzmusik Festival: an evening in honour of Julius Eastman and mezzo-soprano Geneviève Tschumi wins Telemann Competition

Monday 20th March '17

Classical News In today's news: Here’s why Alondra de la Parra is one of the most exciting new conductors in years, British startup MelodyVR has scored another coup – signing a partnership with Universal Music Group. A …

14th December: Gerhard Marschner, Decca’s new publishing division & the Du Pré-Harrell Stradivari cello

Wednesday 14th December '16

Classical News In today's classical news, Violist Gerhard Marschner has been promoted to the new Principal Violist of The Vienna Philharmonic, effective from September 2017. Decca launches publishing division, and appoints Natasha Baldwin as head of …

6th September: BBC Proms in car park, flexibility needed with arts subjects & Vengerov appointed professor at RCM

Tuesday 6th September '16

Classical News In today's news, the BBC Proms swapped the Royal Albert Hall for a car park in Peckham to perform three of Steve Reich's pieces, GCSE results show more flexibility is needed with arts subjects in …

10th July: UMG appoints senior vice president, music helps horses keep calm & UK festival market being driven by ‘super fans’

Wednesday 10th August '16

Classical News In our news today, UMG appoints senior vice president of digital strategy and partnerships, experts at the French National Stud found that music helps horses keep calm, and Game of Thrones concert experience hits …

14th January: UMG & SoundCloud sign deal, NYC opera resurrected & Golden Globe

Thursday 14th January '16

In today's news, M Magazine announces deal between Universal Music Group and SoundCloud, New York City Opera will be resurrected and Wigmore Hall to begin live streaming. Also, 'Mozart in the Jungle' wins Golden Globe …

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