27th October: ‘Fullnaming’ to fight sexism and racism?, Rosanna Carteri has died, Bavarian State Opera demands exception

Tuesday 27th October '20

‘Fullnaming’ Mozart and Beethoven to fight sexism and racism? Twitter squabbles over Slate articleReferring to Mozart and Beethoven by their full names, as we might Florence Price or Scott Joplin, is the “only path to social justice in classical music” – so …

23rd November: Cello applications for Queen Elisabeth Competition & Premiere of Mozart’s flute concerto after 239 years

Wednesday 23rd November '16

Classical News In today's classical news round-up, applications are now open for the Queen Elisabeth Competition's inaugural contest for cellists. A flute concerto written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when he was 21 will receive its world …

27th January: LSO’s needs a new hall to lure Rattle, ENO battles another backstage civil war, Boris Goldstein Violin Competition second round candidates

Tuesday 27th January '15

Classical News The TimesLSO needs a new hall to lure RattleThe London Symphony Orchestra’s illustrious conductor’s podium looks set to welcome a homecoming star in Sir Simon Rattle, although he may have a condition — a …

31st January: The debate on classical continues, Mozart vs Salieri, and Dave Mustaine to perform with San Diego Symphony

Friday 31st January '14

Classic FM OnlineMegadeth's Dave Mustaine to be guest soloist with San Diego SymphonyThe guitarist with heavy metal band Megadeth, Dave Mustaine, will take centre stage in a concert with the San Diego Symphony OrchestraEric Whitacre …

22nd January: Tugan Sokhiev takes up Bolshoi post, Lark Ascending soundtracks controversial Coronation Street death,& does sex sell in the classical music industry?

Wednesday 22nd January '14

Classic FMLark Ascending soundtracks controversial Coronation Street deathThe scene, in which Hayley (played by actress Julie Hesmondhalgh) ends her own struggle with pancreatic cancer by mixing a lethal cocktail of medicine, ended with her on-screen …

7th February: Beethoven on the Runway, EBaccs Scrapped and Who Was Mozart?

Thursday 7th February '13

New York Times Wolfgang, Is That You? In the impossible search to know exactly what the face of musical genius looked like, researchers in Salzburg, Austria, have made progress. Their subject was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a local …

WildKat PR remember Mozart on the 211th anniversary of his death, aged just 35

Wednesday 5th December '12

Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood, and by the age of 5 he was already composing and performing (on the piano and the violin) for European royalty. At 17, he was engaged as …

26th October: Twilight meets Tchaikovsky, Tenth Arts & Kids Week, and Tcherniakov’s Opera Forbode

Friday 26th October '12

GramophoneOpera Rara records Donizetti’s opera Belisario'One of the most significant' Donizetti operas yet to be widely known, says conductor Sir Mark ElderClassic FMLaurence Llewelyn-Bowen becomes Children & the Arts ambassadorLaurence Llewelyn-Bowen speaks passionately about his …

31st July: Boycotts, Mr Bean and the Malaysian Philharmonic

Tuesday 31st July '12

Classic FM Mozart Manuscript Found after 200 yearsLost score by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart worth £50,000 is found in a library in Nantes, Western France.Twitter activity exploded when the LSO and Mr. Bean took to the stage …