24th – 30th July: Representation of Women on Boards Up 8%, Young Euro Classics, Most influential Female Conductors, African Music Project Database

Friday 30th July '21

Representation of Women on Music Industry Boards Up 8% on 2020, report findsA report by Women in CTRL has found that representation of women on boards has increased since last year, but has identified areas …

18th September: Anna Netrebko hospitalised with COVID-19, Why are there so few female conductors? & Chung conducts birthday concert of the Staatskapelle

Friday 18th September '20

Star soprano Anna Netrebko has been hospitalised with COVID-19The opera singer, who back in May called for music fans to break social-distancing rules, posted on her Instagram last night (Thursday 17 September) and revealed she has been in …

11th September: Arvo Pärt will be 80, interview with Jonas Kaufmann and how getting more woman conducting?

Friday 11th September '15

Classical News In today's news, The Times highlights a new "chill-out" movement in classical music, while Klassik Akzente announces that John Williams is composing the soundtrack for the new Star Wars film. Also a conversation with …

9th January: Musicians play moving Charlie Hebdo tribute in Trafalgar Square, prejudice is keeping women conductors off the podium and Bang & Olufsen’s new BeoSound Moment system matches playback to the way you feel

Friday 9th January '15

Classical News Classic FMMusicians play moving Charlie Hebdo tribute in Trafalgar SquareAn ensemble of over 150 string players gathered in London's Trafalgar Square to pay tribute to the victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris.The …

11th March: Violin scam to come to trial, robotic arm for amputee drummer, and Finnish composer wins prize

Tuesday 11th March '14

Limelight MagazineEsa-Pekka Salonen wins 2014 Nemmers prizeFinnish composer and conductor awarded the 2014 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music CompositionCincinnati American Classical Music Hall of Fame inducts five Legendary American pianist Andre Watts, who has appeared multiple …

10th January: Women conductors & composers absent from Bachtrack stats, Nemanja Radulovic signs to DG & Andrew Lloyd Webber to fund art apprenticeships

Friday 10th January '14

Classical Music MagazineBachtrack stats 2013: women conductors and composers notable by absenceListings website Bachtrack.com has, for the fourth time, published an analysis of its data from the last year’s classical performances.  It shows a surge of popularity Britten …