April 2018 News

May 2018 News
Apr 30, 2018 Sony Classical / Living Stereo
Apr 30, 2018 Andrew Carwood is 53 today
Apr 30, 2018 Kit Hesketh-Harvey is 61 today
Apr 30, 2018 28-year-old Ryan Bancroft wins the 2018 Malko Competition
Apr 29, 2018 Zubin Mehta is 82 today
Apr 29, 2018 Five Young Singers Named 2018 Winners of America’s Most Prestigious Vocal Competition, The Metropolitan Opera’s National Council Auditions
Apr 28, 2018 Noseda Resigns as Music Director of Teatro Regio Torino
Apr 28, 2018 San Francisco Conservatory Gets $46.4M
Apr 28, 2018 BBC Young Musician/Isobel Daws
Apr 28, 2018 Nicola LeFanu is 71 today
Apr 27, 2018 Sir John Eliot Gardiner celebrates 75th birthday by curating a Bach Weekend at the Barbican in June 2018 Fri 15–Sun 17 June 2018, various venues, 11am, 3pm, 7.30pm
Apr 27, 2018 DSO Education
Apr 27, 2018 Igor Oistrakh is 87 today
Apr 26, 2018 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra 2018-2019 Season Announced
Apr 26, 2018 Snape Proms 2018: 1 – 31 August
Apr 26, 2018 Kathryn McDowell CBE, DL awarded the ISM’s Distinguished Musician Award 2017
Apr 26, 2018 Pärnu Music Festival
Apr 26, 2018 Dignity at work: ISM releases report on discrimination in the music sector
Apr 26, 2018 Bernstein anniversary celebrated in Scotland in style: The life of one of the greatest musical figures of the 20th Century is celebrated by the RSNO
Apr 25, 2018 Sheku Kanneh-Mason @ Royal Wedding
Apr 25, 2018 Starry line-up revealed for Royal Albert Hall Christmas
Apr 25, 2018 Cancellation: Murray Perahia/Barbican recital on 21 June 2018, Barbican
Apr 25, 2018 Cast change: Der Rosenkavalier at Glyndebourne Festival 2018
Apr 25, 2018 The Royal Wedding / Decca Records
Apr 25, 2018 Livia Gollancz dies aged 97
Apr 24, 2018 London Festival of Baroque Music: Treasures of the Grand Siècle, 11-19 May 2018
Apr 24, 2018 Esther Yoo begins her tenure as Artist in Residence with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in May 2018
Apr 24, 2018 Musical Disruptor: Conductor Benjamin Zander Challenges Orthodoxy in Recording of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony London’s Philharmonia Orchestra & The Philharmonia Chorus Realize the Composer’s True Intentions
Apr 24, 2018 Soprano Nadine Sierra Wins the 2018 Beverly Sills Artist Award
Apr 24, 2018 Roxanna Panufnik is 50 today
Apr 24, 2018 John Williams is 77 today
Apr 23, 2018 Gianandrea Noseda is 54 today
Apr 23, 2018 Barry Douglas is 58 today
Apr 23, 2018 UK composer’s work selected for Season premiere: RSNO’s third composer-nurturing initiative yields new piece to be premiered in November
Apr 23, 2018 Vatican premiere of Sir James MacMillan’s masterly Stabat mater, presented by the Genesis Foundation and performed at the Sistine Chapel
Apr 23, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Roméo et Juliette
Apr 23, 2018 David Saint appointed President of the Incorporated Society of Musicians 2018/19
Apr 23, 2018 Gallery Met Shorts Presents a Film by Elizabeth Colomba Set to Music from Massenet’s Cendrillon
Apr 23, 2018 Chandos becomes an Apple Curator
Apr 23, 2018 Nine Young Opera Singers Advance to the Final Round of America’s Most Prestigious Vocal Competition, the Met’s National Council Auditions
Apr 23, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Tosca
Apr 22, 2018 18-year-old Diana Adamyan from Armenia wins Senior First Prize at the 2018 Menuhin Competition in Geneva and host city for 2020 Competition named as Richmond, USA
Apr 22, 2018 Help Save St John's Smith Square
Apr 21, 2018 10 year-old Australian Christian Li and 11 year-old Chloe Chua from Singapore win joint Junior First Prize at the 2018 Menuhin Competition in Geneva
Apr 21, 2018 Wigmore Hall invites Holocaust survivor and cellist Anita Lasker-Wallfisch to share her powerful message in a live-streamed concert on 8 July
Apr 21, 2018 Turin's Teatro Regio Intendant Exits Early; Noseda's Future Unclear
Apr 21, 2018 Minnesota Orchestra Names Successor to Kevin Smith
Apr 21, 2018 NY Philharmonic Archivist to Step Down
Apr 21, 2018 BBC Young Musician/Robert Burton
Apr 20, 2018 John Eliot Gardiner is 75 today
Apr 20, 2018 Composer Roxanna Panufnik celebrates her 50th birthday with two major commissions and an album release
Apr 20, 2018 The Royal Opera presents the world premiere of Mamzer Bastard by Doctoral Composer-in-Residence, Na’ama Zisser, a co-commission with the Guildhall School in association with Hackney Empire
Apr 19, 2018 Unveiling the 2018 BBC Proms: From Bach to Bernstein via Buckley’s New York Disco
Apr 19, 2018 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s disabled-led ensemble BSO Resound gives first major UK performance at BBC Proms in the BSO’s ‘Relaxed Prom’
Apr 19, 2018 Aurora Orchestra at BBC Proms
Apr 19, 2018 Murray Perahia is 71 today
Apr 19, 2018 Yan Pascal Tortelier is 71 today
Apr 17, 2018 Sonoro Announces New Choral Conducting Masterclass
Apr 17, 2018 The Academy of Ancient Music appoints new Leader
Apr 17, 2018 The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Apr 17, 2018 Detroit Symphony Orchestra Paradise Jazz Series
Apr 15, 2018 German-based Esmé Quartet wins 14th Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition
Apr 14, 2018 Gothenburg Symphony Appoints Two Principal Guest Conductors
Apr 14, 2018 Sir Andrew Davis to Exit the Melbourne Symphony
Apr 14, 2018 Jennifer Higdon Wins the Nemmers Prize
Apr 14, 2018 BBC Young Musician/Matthew Brett
Apr 14, 2018 Julian Lloyd Webber is 67 today
Apr 14, 2018 Barbara Bonney is 62 today
Apr 12, 2018 Montserrat Caballé is 85 today
Apr 12, 2018 Music Academy of the West and London Symphony Orchestra Announce New Transatlantic Partnership, to Launch This Summer
Apr 12, 2018 John Oliver dies aged 78
Apr 12, 2018 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks
Apr 11, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Tosca
Apr 11, 2018 New Steve Reich orchestral work announced
Apr 11, 2018 The Faroe Islands To Offer Free Access to Music Education To The Entire Population and All Visitors
Apr 10, 2018 International Opera Awards 2018 Winners Announced
Apr 10, 2018 Lívia Rév dies aged 101
Apr 10, 2018 Lesley Garrett is 63 today
Apr 10, 2018 Metropolitan Opera: Bryan Hymel and Ailyn Pérez Star in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, Conducted by Plácido Domingo, Directed by Bartlett Sher
Apr 09, 2018 Joyce DiDonato wins Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera for her performance in Semiramide at the Royal Opera House alongside mezzo-soprano Daniela Barcellona, with the production winning the Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production
Apr 09, 2018 Tom Lehrer is 90 today
Apr 09, 2018 Aulis Sallinen is 83 today
Apr 09, 2018 Jerzy Maksymiuk is 82 today
Apr 09, 2018 Canadian Opera Company cast changes
Apr 09, 2018 Paloma O'Shea Santander Piano Competition
Apr 09, 2018 Metropolitan Opera: Joyce DiDonato Stars in First-Ever Met Performances of Massenet’s Retelling of the Cinderella Story
Apr 09, 2018 Eric Whitacre signs worldwide publishing agreement with Boosey & Hawkes
Apr 09, 2018 Neil Jenkins is 73 today
Apr 09, 2018 Andris Nelsons and the BSO Appoint Blaise Déjardin to Coveted Principal Cello Position
Apr 09, 2018 Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Apr 08, 2018 David Pickard is 58 today
Apr 07, 2018 BBC Young Musician/Maxim Calver
Apr 07, 2018 Rosenkavalier at Carnegie with the Bavarians: A Night to Remember
Apr 07, 2018 Dallas Opera Names CEO
Apr 07, 2018 Saint Louis Symphony Realigns Departments, Promotes Two
Apr 06, 2018 BBC Music Magazine Winners
Apr 06, 2018 André Previn is 89 (or 88) today
Apr 06, 2018 Pascal Rogé is 67 today
Apr 06, 2018 Felicity Palmer is 74 today
Apr 06, 2018 Patrick Doyle is 65 today
Apr 06, 2018 Paloma O'Shea Santander Piano Competition
Apr 06, 2018 Houston Chamber Choir
Apr 05, 2018 Royal College of Music premieres new operas inspired by Frankenstein in partnership with Tête à Tête opera company
Apr 05, 2018 Florence + The Machine, Shawn Mendes and Demi Lovato to perform at BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend as the incredible line-up gets even bigger
Apr 05, 2018 Julius Drake is 59 today
Apr 04, 2018 James Murphy appointed as Chief Executive of the Royal Philharmonic Society
Apr 04, 2018 Czech Philharmonic 18-19
Apr 04, 2018 Monty Norman, composer of the James Bond Theme, is 90 today
Apr 04, 2018 Vladimir Jurowski is 46 today
Apr 04, 2018 Jane Eaglen is 58 today
Apr 04, 2018 New symphonic cinema tribute to Hollywood legend Gene Kelly to premiere in Edinburgh and Glasgow on 13 & 14 April
Apr 03, 2018 Riccardo Muti, Chicago SO, Erina Yashima
Apr 03, 2018 Oxford Lieder 2018
Apr 03, 2018 The Menuhin Competition announces live broadcasts on Arte Concert and Radio Télévision Suisse to engage global audience for April events
Apr 03, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Lucia di Lammermoor
Apr 02, 2018 25 Young Opera Singers from Around the Country Advance to Semi-Final Round of America’s Most Prestigious Vocal Competition, the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions
Apr 01, 2018 Sixty years on, Karl Böhm conducts Eric Coates

 

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