24th February: Closing ceremony classical at Sochi, classical music explodes, and Maria von Trapp

Monday 24th February '14

New York Daily News Classical music explodes, both in sales and in expanding boundaries As crossover classical-pop performers like Andrea Bocelli and Lindsey Stirling sell tons of records, established pop, rock and roots musicians like Rufus Wainwright, …

19th February: Vanessa Mae finishes last in Sochi slalom, Top 40 begins to include streaming and man accused of Milwaukee strad theft pleads not guilty

Wednesday 19th February '14

Classic FM Vanessa Mae finishes last in giant slalom at Winter Olympics Violinist Vanessa Mae has finished in last in the women's giant slalom final in the Sochi Winter Olympics. Though she is a British national, Mae was competing for …

20th January: Claudio Abbado has died, teacher defrauds children with fake piano exams & Vanessa Mae to ski in the Winter Olympics

Monday 20th January '14

Guardian Claudio Abbado dies aged 80 Claudio Abbado, one of the most acclaimed conductors of our age, has died aged 80. The Italian conductor has been in ill health for several months and has not conducted in …

22nd January: Musician Trains for Olympics, Beethoven Best for Workouts and HMV Rescue Operation

Tuesday 22nd January '13

The Guardian Vanessa-Mae gears up for Winter Olympics 2014 bid Violinist swaps keys for skis, as she prepares for first event in her quest to represent Thailand at Sochi Games next year Classic FM Beethoven best for fitness workouts Studies …