21st January: ABRSM re-opens fund to tackle barriers to music learning, Tonhalle Maag becomes a light museum, The winners of the International Classical Music Awards

Thursday 21st January '21

ABRSM re-opens fund to tackle barriers to music learning worldwideApplications to ABRSM’s global sponsorship fund providing musical opportunities to young musicians around the world open today. Providing one-off grants of £5,000 for projects, the International Sponsorship …

6th July: Arts venues welcome £1.57bn government support, Winners of the sixth Mahler Competition announced, Ennio Morricone died at the age of 91

Monday 6th July '20

Coronavirus: Arts venues welcome £1.57bn government supportThe government has unveiled a £1.57bn support package to help protect the futures of UK theatres, galleries, museums and other cultural venues.Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden told BBC Breakfast new …

25th February: La Scala and the coronavirus, German Foundation Musikleben, European tour for the New York Met

Tuesday 25th February '20

Italy’s iconic La Scala opera house closes amid coronavirus fearsAs the number of coronavirus cases continues to increase in Italy, Milan’s famous opera house takes drastic measures to prevent further spreading. Italy’s iconic opera house, …

31st October: SOLT and UK Theatre election manifesto calls for more commitment to drama education, Paris: Auction for rare Mozart portrait,

Thursday 31st October '19

SOLT and UK Theatre election manifesto calls for more commitment to drama educationIn the face of the upcoming election, the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre have released a manifesto that calls for future …

27th July: Radio 4 Saturday Review Continues, Lowest Note in Universe Found

Thursday 27th July '17

In today's news: Operalia 2017 finalists announced, Radio 4 to continue Saturday Review, and scientists have found the lowest note in the universe. Woman destroys ex-husband's 800.000€ worth violin collection, conductor Paul Angerer dies aged 90, …

6th July: Winners of BBC Proms Inspire Competition announced, musicians at G20 summit

Thursday 6th July '17

In today’s news: Winners of 2017 BBC Proms Inspire Competition announced, and conductor Riccardo Muti to lead joint Italian and Iranian orchestral concerts. Final spurt at the construction site of the Staatsoper Berlin, and musicians …

16th December: Dartington 2016 launch, Sinfini Music on TV & BBC Store discount

Wednesday 16th December '15

Classical News In today's news, Dartington International Summer School & Festival has announced the full programme of courses and concerts for 2016, and Harold Budd explains why he's not scared to sound pretty. Also, The Guardian lists classical …

17th November: Composers’ Commissions decrease, RSNO relocates & Paul Hamlyn Awards

Tuesday 17th November '15

Classical News In today's news, the results of Sound and Music's Composer Commissioning Survey are revealed, Royal Scottish National Orchestra relocates to Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall, 'La Marseillaise' is played around the World and Sebastian Schwartz …

25th August: ECHO Klassik winners, Friedrich Doležal dies, hip-hop Alice in Wonderland opera

Tuesday 25th August '15

Classical News In today's news, the winners of ECHO Klassik are announced, Friedrich Doležal has died and reimagining Alice in Wonderland as a hip-hop opera. Classical Music MagazineECHO Klassik Prizewinners AnnouncedThe winners of this year’s ECHO Klassik awards …

27th January: Boy with no arms plays trumpet, Classical Grammy Award winners, and challenging ‘fat lady sings’ parody

Monday 27th January '14

BBC NewsOrchestras 'still hostile to women'Although there are hundreds of female musicians, very few orchestras have female directors and conductorsLimelight MagazineClassical Grammy Awards 2014Australian Chamber Orchestra and Dawn Upshaw head the impressive list of this …

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