May 2018 News

April 2018 News
May 27, 2018 Thea Musgrave is 90 today
May 26, 2018 William Bolcom is 80 today
May 26, 2018 La Scala Lures Bartoli Back with Major Baroque Project
May 26, 2018 Met Opera Countersues James Levine
May 26, 2018 Mirga Meets the Met Orchestra: A New Paradigm?
May 26, 2018 Eight Musicians Retire from Two Major Orchestras
May 26, 2018 Howard Goodall is 60 today
May 25, 2018 Investec Opera Holland Park announces 2020 season
May 25, 2018 San Francisco Symphony & Warner Classics
May 25, 2018 ETO’s distinguished music director Michael Rosewell to step down from his position at ETO
May 25, 2018 Dame Kiri te Kanawa to give Masterclasses at Wales International Academy of Voice
May 25, 2018 Ian McKellen is 79 today
May 25, 2018 Paul Weller is 60 today
May 25, 2018 Sheku Kanneh-Mason
May 25, 2018 The Academy of Ancient Music Announces New Hogwood Fellow
May 25, 2018 Opera Rara, Donizetti, Mark Elder
May 24, 2018 RPS-Duet Prizes
May 24, 2018 Bob Dylan is 77 today
May 24, 2018 Harold Budd is 82 today
May 23, 2018 The Twelfth Festival of English Music, Oxfordshire 25th – 28th May 2018, Dorchester Abbey – Radley College – Sutton Courtenay Church
May 23, 2018 Tuba takes centre-stage for premiere ... RSNO and Principal John Whitener will perform European Premiere of new concerto
May 22, 2018 NEXT: Training the Next Generation of Contemporary Musicians ... Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Royal Birmingham Conservatoire launch the first one year UK course dedicated to the performance and promotion of contemporary music
May 21, 2018 Saffron Hall announces 2018 autumn season including new partnerships, world-class music across a broad range of genres, new spoken word events and a deepening commitment to sharing the power of music and the arts with the people of the region
May 21, 2018 Houston Grand Opera appoints first principal guest conductor in 25 years ... Eun Sun Kim will take up role in 2019–20 season
May 21, 2018 Royal Academy of Music’s new spaces named RIBA ‘Best Building in London’ and awarded RICS Tourism & Leisure Award
May 21, 2018 Midsummer Music celebrates 10 years of world-class music making in the Chilterns
May 21, 2018 Heinz Holliger is 79 today
May 21, 2018 Rosalind Plowright is 69 today
May 20, 2018 The cellist who stole hearts at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding, Sheku Kanneh-Mason
May 20, 2018 Emma Johnson is 52 today
May 20, 2018 Tim Albery is 66 today
May 19, 2018 George Benjamin's Lessons in Love and Violence Dashes Expectations
May 19, 2018 Elim Chan Tapped to Lead Antwerp Symphony Orchestra
May 19, 2018 Miguel Harth-Bedoya to Leave Fort Worth Symphony
May 19, 2018 Milwaukee's Florentine Opera Explains General Director's Abrupt Exit
May 19, 2018 Van Zweden Leaves Big Shoes to Fill in Dallas
May 19, 2018 David Helfgott is 71 today
May 19, 2018 Stephen Varcoe is 69 today
May 18, 2018 Scottish Fantasy: Joshua Bell & The Academy of St Martin in the Fields [Sony Classical, June 22]
May 17, 2018 András Keller appointed Béla Bartók International Chair at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama
May 17, 2018 New Theatre Show on Life of Henry Purcell to Tour UK
May 17, 2018 Ivor Bolton is 60 today
May 17, 2018 American Classical Orchestra Announces 2018-2019 Season
May 16, 2018 Detroit Symphony Orchestra announces Leonard Slatkin's replacements
May 16, 2018 St Marylebone Festival 2018
May 16, 2018 Decca Classics triple signing
May 16, 2018 Bad Wolf's Natasha Hale Joins RWCMD Board
May 15, 2018 In the Birgit Nilsson Centennial Year Birgit Nilsson Foundation Announces 2018 BIRGIT NILSSON PRIZE of 1 Million Dollars to NINA STEMME
May 15, 2018 BBC Symphony Orchestra & Sakari Oramo
May 15, 2018 Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey ... 2001 Postal stamps granted Royal Approval ... Stars and family appear with the stamps
May 14, 2018 Lauren Zhang/BBC Young Musician 2018
May 14, 2018 Oboist Nicholas Daniel launches a campaign for every primary school child in the UK to be taught to play an instrument
May 14, 2018 Kings Place Announces Two New Series and New Director of Programme
May 14, 2018 DSO New Musicians
May 13, 2018 Jane Glover is 69 today
May 13, 2018 Tasmin Little is 53 today
May 13, 2018 Eurovision Song Contest 2018: Israel wins in Lisbon
May 12, 2018 Have Levine's Performances Been Withdrawn or Haven't They?
May 12, 2018 The Netherlands Hires Its First Chief Woman Conductor
May 12, 2018 William Florescu Suddenly Quits Florentine Opera
May 12, 2018 Will Juilliard Revoke James Levine's Honorary Degree, as It Did Cosby's?
May 12, 2018 Curtis Names Co-artistic Leaders of Opera Program
May 12, 2018 BBC Young Musician 2018 Finalists Announced
May 12, 2018 Burt Bacharach is 90 today
May 11, 2018 Pianist Joon Yoon wins the 2018 Gold Medal
May 11, 2018 Symphony Hall Birmingham and resident orchestra the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Proud to welcome the BBC Young Musician 2018 Grand Final on Sunday 13 May
May 11, 2018 Julian Joseph is 52 today
May 11, 2018 Judith Weir is 64 today
May 11, 2018 Bach to the Future - orchestra invites audiences to keep mobile phones ON in concerts
May 11, 2018 Carla Bley is 82 today
May 11, 2018 Linda Merrick is 55 today
May 10, 2018 RPS Music Awards
May 10, 2018 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra announces 2018/19 season, celebrating Kirill Karabits’ 10th year as Chief Conductor
May 10, 2018 Jess Gillam / Decca Classics
May 10, 2018 Hallé 2018/19 season
May 09, 2018 BBC National Orchestra of Wales announces its 2018/19 Season in Cardiff and Swansea
May 09, 2018 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra announces its 2018-19 Concert Season at Symphony Hall, Birmingham
May 09, 2018 Anne Sofie von Otter is 63 today
May 09, 2018 Linda Finnie is 66 today
May 09, 2018 Honens Semifinalists
May 09, 2018 Jiyoon Lee
May 08, 2018 Glyndebourne’s first production of Berlioz’s La damnation de Faust will open Glyndebourne Festival 2019
May 08, 2018 Glyndebourne’s first production of Verdi’s Rigoletto opens Glyndebourne Tour 2019
May 08, 2018 New large-scale community opera, Agreed, in March 2019
May 08, 2018 Glyndebourne begins recruitment for new Artistic Director
May 08, 2018 Kenneth Woods / New Elgar Festival
May 08, 2018 Felicity Lott is 71 today
May 08, 2018 Keith Jarrett is 73 today
May 07, 2018 Rundfunkchor Berlin’s 2018/19 Season
May 05, 2018 Outrage Over Noseda's Exit: 'Letting Him Go Is a Crime.'
May 05, 2018 Toronto Symphony Names New CEO
May 05, 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Chair to Exit
May 05, 2018 Classical Critic John von Rhein Will Exit The Chicago Tribune
May 05, 2018 BBC Young Musician/Lauren Zhang
May 04, 2018 Gennadi Rozhdestvensky is 87 today
May 04, 2018 Music Minus Borders / Pekka Kuusisto
May 04, 2018 Summer Music in City Churches
May 04, 2018 42 young creatives launch an international Youth Manifesto for the Arts with world-renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel
May 04, 2018 The Hallé’s season culminates in the final episode of the Orchestra’s acclaimed Ring cycle
May 04, 2018 Ray Chen / The Golden Age
May 04, 2018 Simon Rattle & LSO to tour South America
May 04, 2018 Leonard Slatkin withdraws from last three DSO concerts
May 04, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Tosca
May 03, 2018 Wanda Wiłkomirska dies aged 89
May 03, 2018 The Eton Choirbook
May 03, 2018 Academy of St Martin in the Fields announces $1 million gift ahead of its 60th anniversary
May 03, 2018 Craig Armstrong / Decca Records
May 02, 2018 Applications invited for RSNO Assistant Conductor position Scotland’s national orchestra seeks assistant to new Music Director Thomas Søndergård
May 01, 2018 English National Opera announces 2018/19 Season
May 01, 2018 The Leeds International Piano Competition announces the 24 pianists selected to go through to the Second Round in Leeds, 6-15 September 2018
May 01, 2018 Edinburgh Festival Chorus announces new Chorus Director
May 01, 2018 Bo Nilsson is 81 today

 

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