20th April: BBC Young Musician dates announced, Swiss orchestra auctions off concert, The return of the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw

Tuesday 20th April '21

BBC Young Musician dates announced The BBC has announced that the final rounds of the 2020 BBC Young Musician competition will be broadcast on 30 April and 1 May 2021, more than a year after …

19th September: The International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments takes place in Warsaw

Wednesday 19th September '18

The 1st International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments is a triumph in Warsaw When it comes to the making of pianistic history, no venue worldwide has witnessed more than Warsaw’s Philharmonic Hall. The annals of the …

13th February: Laureates announced at Lutosławski Cello Competition, Trump’s budget cuts to end Arts Endowment and Public Broadcasting

Tuesday 13th February '18

In today's news: Japanese cellist Haruma Sato wins the eleventh Witold Lutosławski International Cello Competition in Warsaw, preliminary evidence for the benefits of creating or influencing music while exercising, Trump proposes to cut to the funding …

9th April: How can you make an opera about 9/11? The ENO open a foyer cafe to help with finances, Croydon Council’s refurbishment plans for Fairfield Hall

Thursday 9th April '15

Classical News The Guardian How can you make an opera about 9/11? Opera has always thrived on grandiose spectacle, but are the events at the World Trade Center a tragedy too far? The team behind ENO’s new work …

20th November: Peter Sellars: ‘The United States is coming close to censorship’, Ivey Dickson obituary and US Airways refuses to carry double bass.

Thursday 20th November '14

Classical News Guardian Peter Sellars: ‘The United States is coming close to censorship’ He’s notorious for directing the controversial opera Klinghoffer, but Peter Sellars has no regrets about the outrage it provoked. Will The Gospel According to the …

ACCENTUS giveaway!

Friday 26th November '10

ACCENTUS Music label launches with four world-class DVD recordings - and YOU can be in with a chance to win any one of the four DVDs! Following 20 years experience at Euro Arts, Paul Smaczny and …