7th July: Youth Music launches £2m Incubator Fund, Bach Composition Prize, Roselyne Bachelot, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday 7th July '20

Youth Music launches £2m Incubator Fund with support from People's Postcode LotteryYouth Music has launched a £2 million Incubator Fund and a campaign to fix the music industry’s “diversity deficit”.In its new report, A Blueprint …

23rd May: music education could keep disengaged young people in school, Pieter Wispelwey wins Brahms prize, and Stars and Rising Stars Festival lineup

Thursday 23rd May '19

21st century music education could keep disengaged young people in school, research says A new four-year research project by Birmingham City University and national music charity Youth Music has highlighted the importance of music education for …

Welcome Spitalfields Music!

Tuesday 28th August '18

We are very happy to announce that we are working with Spitalfields Music Festival this year. Founded in 1976, this annual music festival is now in its 42nd year, bringing artists, audiences and the local community together …

15th March: Opera North launches Orchestra Academy, Classical Music played in McDonalds, Compositions for dogs

Thursday 15th March '18

In today's news: Opera North launches Orchestra Academy, Classical Music is played in McDonalds to reduce crime, Opera is used to change perception of films, Ian Jackson composes for dogs, Fyfe and Iskra Strings release …

22th November: Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died, Bramwell Tovey and the BBC Orchestra, music in outer space.

Wednesday 22nd November '17

In today's news: Dmitri Hvorostovsky dies at the age of 55, music in outer space, Bramwell Tovey becomes principal conductor of BBC Orchestra. Also, RTÉ orchestra cuts to see everywhere,  Cristian Măcelaru and Francesco Piemontesi at National …

24th October: Cerys Matthews on setting Dylan Thomas’s poems, Meryl Streep to play worst opera singer ever and donations asked to be made to Youth Music in memory of Alice Gross.

Friday 24th October '14

Classical News GuardianCerys Matthews on setting Dylan Thomas’s poems to musicIt was a Christmas in South Carolina that reawakened the musician and Radio 6 DJ’s love for Thomas and inspired her to mark his centenary with …

4th September: Classical music embraces R&B, hip-hop and cyber concerts?

Tuesday 4th September '12

GramophoneThe Digital Concert Hall of the Berliner Philharmoniker forges a new relationship with SonyCyber concert-going enters a new era.The New York TimesPickup Orchestra of Stars, Made for TV.A pickup ensemble of musicians — including prominent …