4th June: Royal Ballet dancer creates powerful piece in memory of George Floyd, Warner Music IPO values major at $13bn, German Music Council demands coordination of basic corona research, Vienna State Opera reopens, Group singing can spread the coronavirus, despite what CDC may say

Thursday 4th June '20

Royal Ballet dancer creates powerful piece in memory of George FloydWhen words fail, art speaks.A principal dancer at the Royal Ballet has created a powerful piece of choreography, in memory of George Floyd. The raw, …

27th April: Coronavirus Interruption Loan inadequate for suffering music sector, Robert Schumann Prize for Olga Neuwirth, Vienna State Opera unveils season 2020/2021

Monday 27th April '20

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme inadequate for suffering music sector, ISM’s flash survey revealsThe Incorporated Society of Musicians’ (ISM) latest flash survey, which focuses on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) has revealed that …

14th April: Tutti announces creative skills marketplace, Virtual orchestra project from Düsseldorf, Vienna silenced by the coronavirus

Tuesday 14th April '20

Tutti announces creative skills marketplaceLondon-based startup Tutti has announced a new online marketplace for creatives to share their skills. Creatives Skills is a site for anyone looking to learn a new craft or find collaborators. …

11th March: Vienna State Opera cancels performances, Cancellation of major events in Baden-Württemberg and Berlin, Renaud Capuçon has his statue in the Grévin museum

Wednesday 11th March '20

Vienna State Opera cancels performancesVienna State Opera announced today that all performances until 31 March are cancelledThe announcement came following the Austrian government’s decision that indoor events with more than 100 participants, taking place from …

18th October: AAM becomes first ensemble of its kind to exceed 1 million monthly Spotify listeners, Wiener Staatsoper: Auszeichnung mit dem Europäischen Kulturpreis, Adèle Charvet et Maya Levy remportent ex aequo le Prix Jeune Soliste 2020 des MFP

Friday 18th October '19

AAM becomes first ensemble of its kind to exceed 1 million monthly Spotify listenersThe Academy of Ancient Music (AAM) has become the first period instrument ensemble to ever surpass one million monthly listeners on Spotify.Listening …

7th October: NYCGB 2019/20 Fellows revealed, Die Wiener Staatsoper trauert um Marcello Giordani, Concours Corneille 2019 : récital final et lauréats

Monday 7th October '19

NYCGB 2019/20 Fellows revealedNational Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) has revealed the eight young musicians selected to join its 2019/20 Fellowship Programme.This year’s Fellows are:James Botcher – tenor 1, East Sussex Eleanor Bray – …

28th May: Vienna State Opera to livestream Dantons Tod, ORA Singers continues Design series and Hamburg’s “Soundform” Conference

Tuesday 28th May '19

Vienna State Opera 2018-19 Live Stream: Tomasz Konieczny Stars in ‘Dantons Tod’ Gottfried von Einem’s “Dantons Tod” will be live streamed from the Vienna State Opera on May 29, 2019 via the company’s own streaming service.The …

11th March: Newcastle choir sings female composer’s music for the first time in centuries; Brits twice as likely to recognise male composers, and Michael Gielen obituary

Monday 11th March '19

Medieval music by a 14th-century female composer is being heard for the first time in 600 years Last weekend, the Newcastle-based choir Schola Cantorum sang a rare liturgy that hasn’t been heard in public for almost …

25th February: BBC 3’s new lineup, Awards for live event accessibility and Hilde Zadek obituary

Monday 25th February '19

Jess Gillam joins BBC Radio 3 BBC Radio 3 has today announced a number of schedule changes and new presenter signings, to include 20-year-old rising star saxophonist Jess Gillam.A revamped Saturday schedule showcases the distinctive BBC …

15th September: “Echo” Award for Christoph Spering, Peter Leathem on PPL/PRS

Friday 15th September '17

In today's news: Sir Simon Rattle has made his debut as Music Director in London, how musicians have tackled the refugee crisis, and Peter Leathem discusses PPL/PRS. Christoph Spering receives "Echo" Award, music journalist Eleonore …

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