7th November: AI and composing, violins made from spiders’ silk, rediscovering of a missing Weill song.

Tuesday 7th November '17

In today’s news: AI could become the next Mozart, violins that incorporate spiders’ silk, nominations for 2018 International Opera Awards are open. A missing Weill song is rediscovered and the German theatre prizes are awarded.The …

7th April: Alexander Rahbari says Tehran Symphony Orchestra’s return after three years is due to President Rouhani, Video games music star in Classic FM Hall of Fame 2015, Boston Symphony Orchestra’s longest serving violinist dies

Tuesday 7th April '15

Classical News The GuardianTehran's reborn symphony orchestra: an ovation before playing a noteAfter a three-year hiatus, orchestra has been revived with an ambitious programme and a world-class conductor, Alexander Rahbari – and he says it’s all …

6th November: New instrument called the Yaybahar, Bundesverdienst-medaille for Cultural Manager Jens Cording, interview with the composer of ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ music

Thursday 6th November '14

Classical News Classic FM This new instrument might be the weirdest-sounding thing we've ever heard Musician Görkem Şen has invented a brand-new instrument called the Yaybahar and it makes some thoroughly bizarre and delightful noises. International Arts Manager Concours de …

6 June: England’s National Plan for Music, Strasbourg Music Festival Closes and Glyndebourne’s love story

Friday 6th June '14

Classical News The Guardian Music Education in England: about to be decimated?  Michael Gove appears to be not only contradicting his own National Plan for Music, but he might be about to destroy Music Education altogether. The New York …

13th February: Spears’ top music schools, BAFTA Games awards nominations & Glasgow Chamber Choir receives sponsorship for Commonwealth Choral Marathon

Thursday 13th February '14

SpearsBest music schools in the worldSpears list their top 8 music schools.Classic FMBAFTA Games Awards: soundtrack nominations announcedThe nominations for the 2014 BAFTA Games Awards have been announced, with the soundtrack category recognising six different …

5th December: Berlin orchestras announce 2015 London residency, video game opera to live-stream & Toronto Symphony announces $1.2million deficit

Thursday 5th December '13

GuardianRattle and Berlin Philharmonic announce 2015 London residencyCapital's two main arts centres to host concerts, masterclasses and family events in February 2015.Classic FMMozart Minecraft opera to live-stream this weekAn opera based on the phenomenally popular …

27th November: Chinese classical music talent show, video game music & is Putin buying Rachmaninoff’s estate?

Wednesday 27th November '13

ForbesIMG Artists To Launch TV Scouting Of Classical Music Talents In ChinaIMG Artists will join hands with China Arts and Entertainment Group to expand its business in China and bring Chinese performing arts programs abroad. The joint …

19th April: Marin Alsop, BBC Proms and Shostakovich

Friday 19th April '13

BBC NewsBBC Proms appoints first female director for Last NightBBC's The Last Night of The Proms is to be led by a female conductor for the first time in its 118 year history.GramophoneBBC Proms 2013 …