All 2018 News

Jul 20, 2018 Royal College of Music becomes first London conservatoire to embrace ‘collaborative’ piano
Jul 20, 2018 Snape Proms 2018: 1–31 August
Jul 19, 2018 Szymanowski Music Competition
Jul 19, 2018 Evelyn Glennie is 53 today
Jul 19, 2018 Sergei Babayan & Deutsche Grammophon
Jul 19, 2018 Carlo Rizzi is 58 today
Jul 19, 2018 Dominic Muldowney is 66 today
Jul 19, 2018 Basil Ramsey (1929-2018)
Jul 18, 2018 Jonathan Dove is 59 today
Jul 18, 2018 Twenty young conductors to compete for £15,000 prize and the chance to become LSO Assistant Conductor in the 15th Donatella Flick Conducting Competition
Jul 18, 2018 Trinity Laban announces autumn season of Venus Blazing concerts celebrating women composers
Jul 18, 2018 Cadogan Hall presents its twelfth Zurich International Orchestra Series in 2018-19
Jul 18, 2018 Outcry Ensemble announce Misha Mullov-Abbado World Premiere
Jul 17, 2018 Victoria Wood Foundation & Hallé
Jul 17, 2018 Anita Lasker-Wallfisch is 93 today
Jul 17, 2018 Peter Manning is 62 today
Jul 16, 2018 Pinchas Zukerman is 70 today
Jul 16, 2018 James MacMillan is 59 today
Jul 16, 2018 Joanna MacGregor is 59 today
Jul 16, 2018 NYO Summer Tour
Jul 15, 2018 Harrison Birtwistle is 84 today
Jul 15, 2018 Julian Bream is 85 today
Jul 15, 2018 John Casken is 69 today
Jul 14, 2018 San Antonio Symphony Nabs Michael Kaiser--for A While
Jul 14, 2018 New CEO for Omaha Symphony a Rising Star
Jul 14, 2018 Singapore Orchestra Abruptly Closes Before It Opens
Jul 13, 2018 Nielsen Competition 2019
Jul 12, 2018 WQXR Names Lukas Krohn-Grimberghe Director of Music Products, Announces Key Staff Promotions New Roles and Promotions to Accelerate WQXR’s Expansion Plans
Jul 12, 2018 Verdi's Requiem, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner, in aid of Cancer Research [September 18 at Westminster Cathedral]
Jul 11, 2018 Royal Philharmonic Society announces awards and prizes for young composers and musicians totalling £42,000
Jul 11, 2018 Alice Walton joins Britten Sinfonia as Communications Director
Jul 11, 2018 The Leeds International Piano Competition reveals imaginative new programme for 2018
Jul 11, 2018 Praemium Imperiale Awards 2018
Jul 10, 2018 Josephine Veasey is 88 today
Jul 10, 2018 Tributes to Oliver Knussen
Jul 09, 2018 Very sad news: Oliver Knussen has died
Jul 09, 2018 John Mark Ainsley is 55 today
Jul 09, 2018 David Zinman is 82 today
Jul 07, 2018 Boston Symphony Principal Flute Sues Her Bosses
Jul 07, 2018 Piotr Beczala Bails Out the Bayreuth Festival
Jul 07, 2018 Noseda to Succeed Luisi at Zurich Opera
Jul 06, 2018 Holocaust survivor and cellist Anita Lasker-Wallfisch to share her powerful message in a live-streamed concert
Jul 06, 2018 Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: OAE Southbank Season 2018-2019
Jul 06, 2018 Opera Rara & Warner Classics
Jul 06, 2018 Vladimir Ashkenazy is 81 today
Jul 06, 2018 Claude-Michel Schönberg is 74 today
Jul 06, 2018 Mary Shelley
Jul 06, 2018 Anthony Marwood is 53 today
Jul 05, 2018 Hans Zimmer confirmed for intimate BAFTA event at the Royal Albert Hall
Jul 05, 2018 Concert Details Released for SWAP’ra’s Gala at Opera Holland Park
Jul 05, 2018 J. Audrey Ellison: 16 March 1928-14 June 2018
Jul 05, 2018 BBC National Orchestra of Wales performs Nocturne by Morfydd Owen for the first time at the BBC Proms in the Royal Albert Hall
Jul 05, 2018 Paul Daniel is 60 today
Jul 05, 2018 Classical Movements presents The City Choir of Washington performing Tavener’s ‘Tolstoy Creed’ on their debut tour of UK
Jul 04, 2018 Classical Opera and The Mozartists announce their 2018/19 season with Artistic Director Ian Page, 18 September 2018 – 8 July 2019
Jul 04, 2018 Soprano Gemma Summerfield wins 2018 Chilcott Award for Singers
Jul 04, 2018 The Guildhall School appoints Orla O’Loughlin as Vice Principal & Director of Drama
Jul 04, 2018 Ute Lemper is 55 today
Jul 04, 2018 The Sixteen’s record label, CORO Connections, releases the premiere recording of Howard Goodall’s Invictus: A Passion
Jul 03, 2018 Stuart Skelton’s 2018-19 Season
Jul 03, 2018 Brigitte Fassbaender is 79 today
Jul 02, 2018 On this date in 1897, Marconi patent
Jul 02, 2018 British Composer Awards Entries Close in One Week
Jul 02, 2018 Liverpool Philharmonic announces Vasily Petrenko will become Conductor Laureate as he steps down as Chief Conductor in 2021
Jul 02, 2018 Vasily Petrenko & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Jul 02, 2018 James Horner tribute
Jul 01, 2018 Nikolai Demidenko is 63 today
Jul 01, 2018 Georgia Mann, Radio 3 Breakfast
Jun 30, 2018 James Loughran is 87 today
Jun 30, 2018 Rebecca Dale & Decca
Jun 30, 2018 Tanglewood Festival Chorus Going through Major Purge
Jun 30, 2018 New Principal Oboe for the Chicago Symphony
Jun 30, 2018 Esa-Pekka Salonen is 60 today
Jun 30, 2018 Concert Artists Guild Chooses New President
Jun 29, 2018 Independence Day, July 4, at St John’s Smith Square, London – Invitation to Play & Sing
Jun 29, 2018 LSO Live launches global campaign with Apple Music to bring Classical Music to new audiences
Jun 29, 2018 Snape Maltings 2018-19 Concerts and Events
Jun 29, 2018 Royal Academy of Music Announces Autumn season
Jun 29, 2018 World War One, Ian Bostridge & Antonio Pappano
Jun 29, 2018 Anne-Sophie Mutter is 55 today
Jun 29, 2018 Katherine Jenkins is 38 today
Jun 29, 2018 Britten Sinfonia – 2018-2019 season
Jun 29, 2018 BBC Radio 3 NGAs
Jun 28, 2018 Steven Sloane leaves Bochumer Symphoniker in 2021 / appointment as honorary conductor
Jun 28, 2018 Shanghai Symphony Orchestra announces 2018/19 season, celebrating 10 years with Maestro Long Yu as Music Director, 9 September 2018 – 28 June 2019
Jun 28, 2018 Unaccompanied minors from around the world to perform at Investec Opera Holland Park
Jun 28, 2018 Birgit Nilsson – The Great Live Recordings, released 7 September 2018
Jun 28, 2018 The Association of British Orchestras’ Sirens scheme today announces its second year of awards made to raise the awareness of historic women composers in orchestral programming
Jun 28, 2018 DSO Board of Directors
Jun 27, 2018 Missy Mazzoli & Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jun 27, 2018 Rock Royalty & Keyboard Legend Rick Wakeman Releases Debut Album for Sony Classical: ‘Piano Odyssey’
Jun 27, 2018 American Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall 2018-19
Jun 27, 2018 Through the Soundproof Curtain: Adam Mickiewicz Institute celebrates 60 years of the Polish Radio Experimental Studio (PRES) with new exhibition in Karlsruhe, Germany, 13 July 2018 - 6 January 2019
Jun 27, 2018 Southbank Centre announces fourth Unlimited festival celebrating the artistic vision of disabled artists
Jun 27, 2018 Hugh Wood is 86 today
Jun 27, 2018 Robert King is 58 today
Jun 27, 2018 Sony Music & Raymond Gubbay
Jun 27, 2018 Teddy Abrams Leads Oregon’s Britt Orchestra Season, Highlighted by Bernstein, Mahler, and New Commission from Gabriel Kahane (July 25–Aug 11)
Jun 26, 2018 Future Flute Fest at St John's Smith Square
Jun 26, 2018 Buxton International Festival: New Artistic Director and 40th Anniversary Festival operas are announced
Jun 26, 2018 BCMG Autumn Concerts
Jun 26, 2018 Liverpool Philharmonic announces fourth Christopher Brooks Composition Prize for Young Composers in association with The Rushworth Foundation
Jun 26, 2018 Dave Grusin is 84 today
Jun 26, 2018 Gilberto Gil is 76 today
Jun 25, 2018 Sakari Oramo celebrates 10th anniversary as Chief Conductor of Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Jun 25, 2018 Leonard Slatkin returns
Jun 25, 2018 Nadine Sierrra on DG and Decca Gold
Jun 25, 2018 Yo-Yo Ma, Bach Cello Suites
Jun 23, 2018 Cleveland Competition Chooses a Pianist to Run the Show
Jun 23, 2018 San Francisco Conservatory Provost and Dean Headed Back East
Jun 23, 2018 Sale of Westminster Choir College to Chinese Co. Completed
Jun 23, 2018 Nicholas Cleobury is 68 today
Jun 22, 2018 BBC Proms Announcement, the Royal Albert Hall as it has never been seen before
Jun 22, 2018 NYO invited to perform at Carnegie Hall as part of first ever US tour, and launches major fundraising campaign chaired by David Warburton MP
Jun 22, 2018 Glyndebourne announces new programmes for female composers and young orchestral players
Jun 22, 2018 Libor Pešek is 85 today
Jun 21, 2018 LSO, Simon Rattle, Stockhausen, Gruppen, Tate Modern, June 30
Jun 21, 2018 200 young musicians from schools across England perform as a pop-up orchestra
Jun 21, 2018 ESTA UK announces Nicola Benedetti as its next President
Jun 21, 2018 Sakari Oramo’s 2018 BBC Proms include world premieres of commissioned works by Anna Meredith, Philip Venables and Laura Mvula, mighty scores by Bruckner, Holst and Messiaen, a fresh take on Gershwin and a date with the great British choral tradition
Jun 21, 2018 Rosalind Plowright to sing Old Baroness in Vanessa at Glyndebourne Festival 2018
Jun 21, 2018 Lalo Schifrin is 86 today
Jun 21, 2018 Judith Bingham is 66 today
Jun 20, 2018 Sir András Schiff becomes a Principal Artist to the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Jun 20, 2018 Chief Conductor Jakub Hrůša extends Bamberg Symphony tenure for five seasons
Jun 20, 2018 DSO Neighborhood Concerts 2019
Jun 20, 2018 Richard Tucker Music Foundation Announces Annual Gala Lineup for Carnegie Hall Concert on October 21
Jun 20, 2018 Stafford Dean is 81 today
Jun 19, 2018 Leonidas Kavakos & Sony Classical
Jun 19, 2018 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s four-year World War One education project culminates with free world premiere performance of a new War Requiem created by composer Kerry Andrew and Birmingham schoolchildren
Jun 19, 2018 Warner Classics, Leonard Bernstein, Antonio Pappano
Jun 19, 2018 RSNO Chief Executive appointed to top role in the USA ... Dr Krishna Thiagarajan appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Seattle Symphony
Jun 18, 2018 Vasily Petrenko leads Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra over next two years before concluding seven years as Chief Conductor at end of its centenary season
Jun 18, 2018 Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2018 open public vote for new ‘Orchestra of the Year’ Award
Jun 18, 2018 Bryn Terfel Dreams and Songs
Jun 18, 2018 Paul McCartney is 76 today
Jun 18, 2018 Katie Derham is 48 today
Jun 18, 2018 Peter Donohoe is 65 today
Jun 17, 2018 Westminster Abbey, 70th anniversary of Windrush Generation [June 22]
Jun 17, 2018 Phyllida Lloyd is 61 today
Jun 17, 2018 Peter Michael is 80 today
Jun 16, 2018 Who Are the Highest Paid Maestros Working in the U.S.?
Jun 16, 2018 Opera San Antonio Artistic Director Quits, Citing Board Interference
Jun 16, 2018 Gennadi Rozhdestvensky dies aged 87
Jun 16, 2018 David Whelton is 64 today
Jun 15, 2018 Investec Opera Holland Park offers Hope for Grenfell one year on
Jun 15, 2018 Music Academy of the West Announces Winners of Inaugural Alumni Enterprise Awards; Total of $90,000 Awarded for Innovative Programs
Jun 15, 2018 Warner Classics and Leeds International Piano Competition announce major new partnership
Jun 15, 2018 Raphael Wallfisch is 65 today
Jun 15, 2018 Paul Patterson is 71 today
Jun 14, 2018 Baroque mash up ... as it would have been at Versailles
Jun 14, 2018 DG120
Jun 14, 2018 Classic Brit 2018 - Double Wins for Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Michael Ball & Alfie Boe - Lifetime Achievement for Dame Vera Lynn
Jun 14, 2018 Birmingham concert hall renamed following million-pound donation
Jun 14, 2018 Sony Classical, HMV, first ever vinyl LP
Jun 14, 2018 New partnership for Wigmore Hall and BBC Cardiff Singer of the World
Jun 13, 2018 More Music: one year on in Royal College of Music campus development
Jun 13, 2018 Sarah Connolly is 55 today
Jun 13, 2018 Gwynne Howell is 80 today
Jun 13, 2018 Sophie Joyce Appointed Director of The Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program
Jun 12, 2018 Oliver Knussen is 66 today
Jun 12, 2018 Ian Partridge is 80 today
Jun 12, 2018 Scotland receives premiere of Han Solo theme
Jun 11, 2018 Liverpool Philharmonic awarded Gold for disabled access by Attitude Is Everything
Jun 11, 2018 Aida Garifullina, Robbie Williams, World Cup Opening Ceremony
Jun 11, 2018 Sony Classical, Pretty Yende, Alexis Ffrench, Classic Brits
Jun 11, 2018 CBSO: New Assistant Conductor Announced
Jun 10, 2018 Mark-Anthony Turnage is 58 today
Jun 10, 2018 Anthony Rooley is 74 today
Jun 09, 2018 Cincinnati Conservatory Names New Dean
Jun 09, 2018 Thea Musgrave Awarded Queen's Medal for Music
Jun 09, 2018 New Principals: The Met, Cincinnati, Detroit
Jun 09, 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018
Jun 08, 2018 Dame Janet Baker to give rare public interview at Wigmore Hall
Jun 08, 2018 Emanuel Ax is 69 today
Jun 08, 2018 Pavel Kolesnikov joins London Piano Festival line-up for solo recital, replacing Ingrid Fliter, and performs in the Two-Piano Marathon with 2018 Leeds International Piano Competition competitor Samson Tsoy
Jun 08, 2018 The John Ireland Charitable Trust appoints four leading ambassadors of British music as their first Patrons
Jun 08, 2018 Lost studio album from John Coltrane to be released on Impulse!/Universal Music Group on June 29 ... Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album
Jun 07, 2018 Long Yu, Shanghai Symphony, Deutsche Grammophon
Jun 07, 2018 Andrew Lloyd Webber to receive Special Recognition Award for Musical Theatre & Education - Classic BRIT Awards 13th June
Jun 07, 2018 Gary A. Padmore Appointed Director of Education and Community Engagement At the New York Philharmonic
Jun 07, 2018 30 Years and Six Months...
Jun 07, 2018 Benjamin Wenzelberg, Boston Pops, Leonard Bernstein's Overture to Candide
Jun 07, 2018 Tom Jones is 78 today
Jun 07, 2018 Roberto Alagna is 55 today
Jun 06, 2018 The Guildhall School presents its inaugural Chamber Music Festival: Friday 6 – Sunday 8 July 2018
Jun 06, 2018 Paul Esswood is 76 today
Jun 06, 2018 ​​Glyndebourne celebrates 50 years of the Glyndebourne Tour in 2018
Jun 05, 2018 BBC to build a new legacy in East London
Jun 05, 2018 Sir James MacMillan’s Cumnock Tryst festival announces 2018 programme including world premiere of MacMillan’s new oratorio
Jun 05, 2018 Martha Argerich is 77 today
Jun 04, 2018 Sofia Gómez Alberto wins Junior Guildhall Lutine Prize 2018
Jun 04, 2018 Cecilia Bartoli is 52 today
Jun 04, 2018 Anthony Braxton is 73 today
Jun 04, 2018 Dagmar Krause is 68 today
Jun 04, 2018 Fabio Luisi Is Named Next Music Director of Dallas Symphony Orchestra; Initial Five-Year Contract to Begin in 2019-20 Season
Jun 04, 2018 Tom Sutcliffe is 75 today
Jun 03, 2018 Boston Pops Announces Four Finalists in Bernstein-Inspired Conducting Competition
Jun 03, 2018 New Opera Days Ostrava Festival (NODO)
Jun 02, 2018 Mark Elder is 71 today
Jun 02, 2018 Kansas City Symphony Exec to Step Down
Jun 02, 2018 New Music USA Prez Resigns
Jun 02, 2018 Mary Ellyn Hutton, Classical Music Writer, Has Died
Jun 02, 2018 Carlos Acosta is 45 today
Jun 02, 2018 Michael Clark is 56 today
Jun 01, 2018 Richard Goode is 75 today
Jun 01, 2018 Stephen Hough & RPS
Jun 01, 2018 One Tree Hill Sinfonia & Grenfell Tower
Jun 01, 2018 John Tooley is 94 today
Jun 01, 2018 Ronnie Wood is 71 today
Jun 01, 2018 Paco Peña is 66 today
Jun 01, 2018 The competitors of the VII International Jorma Panula Conducting Competition announced
May 31, 2018 The Philharmonia Orchestra celebrates 40th anniversary of patronage from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales with Gala at Buckingham Palace
May 31, 2018 Houston Grand Opera closes extraordinary 2017–18 season with hurricane losses offset by major philanthropic support
May 31, 2018 The Grange Festival’s 2017 production of Albert Herring nominated for South Bank Sky Arts Award
May 31, 2018 Yannick Nézet-Séguin & Deutsche Grammophon
May 31, 2018 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Music Director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla extends her contract in the run up to the orchestra’s centenary celebrations
May 31, 2018 Aleksandra Kurzak & Sony Classical
May 31, 2018 Diane Zola Named to Key Metropolitan Opera Artistic Position
May 31, 2018 New York Public Radio Names Clemency Burton-Hill Creative Director, Music & Arts
May 30, 2018 Ambassadors of India: Symphony Orchestra of India marks UK debut in February 2019 with six-concert tour, including Russian romantic showpieces and Zakir Hussain’s Peshkar
May 30, 2018 London Symphony Orchestra broadens reach in China during major tour
May 30, 2018 Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason to make Edinburgh International Festival debut
May 30, 2018 Andrew Manze appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
May 30, 2018 Cadogan Hall presents its eleventh Choral at Cadogan Series in 2018-19
May 30, 2018 The Orchestra Now 2018-19 Season
May 29, 2018 Nominations announced for The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2018 / Awards Date: Sunday 1 July 2018
May 29, 2018 Scottish Chamber Orchestra announces new Principal Conductor as Maxim Emelyanychev
May 29, 2018 Michael Berkeley is 70 today
May 29, 2018 DSO Mobile Maxcasts
May 28, 2018 Piet Kee dies aged 90
May 28, 2018 Rundfunkchor Berlin: Sing-Along Concert on Tour in the Philharmonie de Paris Handel’s »Messiah« with 1,200 participants from 20 nations
May 27, 2018 Thea Musgrave is 90 today
May 27, 2018 Edinburgh’s iconic Usher Hall announces new Sunday Classics season with some of the world’s finest soloists and orchestras
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
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
Mar 31, 2018 English Symphony Orchestra Bring Major Premiere to Americana ’18 at St John’s Smith Square
Mar 31, 2018 Philadelphia Orchestra Names New CEO
Mar 31, 2018 Musician Sues Royal Opera House for Hearing Loss and Wins
Mar 31, 2018 Music Biz Power Couple Divorce
Mar 31, 2018 Cleveland Orchestra's Music Stands Are 100 Percent Free of Women and Minorities
Mar 31, 2018 New York Philharmonic Names VP of Development
Mar 30, 2018 Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and Gustavo Dudamel’s Barbican residency in May 2018 to include a European Premiere by Esa-Pekka Salonen, a Bernstein celebration, a Green Umbrella concert and a symposium leading to a Youth Manifesto
Mar 30, 2018 Lichfield Festival 2018
Mar 30, 2018 Margaret Fingerhut is 63 today
Mar 30, 2018 An Opera for Babies, BambinO, Comes to the Met Next Month
Mar 29, 2018 Andrés Orozco-Estrada appointed Music Director of the Wiener Symphoniker
Mar 29, 2018 BBC National Orchestra of Wales celebrates its 90th birthday from 9 – 15 April 2018 on air, online and live in concert
Mar 29, 2018 The Guildhall School of Music & Drama announces its Summer 2018 season
Mar 29, 2018 Pro Youth Philharmonia
Mar 28, 2018 Festspielhaus Baden-Baden and the Berliner Philharmoniker to continue their collaboration
Mar 28, 2018 Emanuel Ax is awarded American Friends of the London Philharmonic Orchestra Lifetime Award for Musical Achievement
Mar 27, 2018 Simon Rattle in Trafalgar Square [July 1]
Mar 27, 2018 Queen Elizabeth Hall & Purcell Room
Mar 27, 2018 Maria Ewing is 68 today
Mar 27, 2018 Newham Music and ABRSM launch London’s first dedicated Centre for Certificate for Music Educators (CME)
Mar 26, 2018 Julian Lloyd Webber comments on the passing of Maestro José Abreu of El Sistema fame
Mar 26, 2018 Kyung Wha Chung is 70 today
Mar 26, 2018 Hauschka signs international recording deal with Sony Classical: New Album to be released in early 2019
Mar 25, 2018 Samantha Hankey wins Glyndebourne Opera Cup; Elbenita Kajtazi wins Audience Prize
Mar 25, 2018 Natalie Clein is 41 today
Mar 24, 2018 Southbank Centre Projects in April
Mar 24, 2018 BBC Radio 3 announces changes
Mar 24, 2018 Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Mar 24, 2018 Julian Wachner Named Artistic Director of Grand Rapids Bach Festival
Mar 24, 2018 Ojai Fest Appoints Chad Smith to Succeed Tom Morris
Mar 24, 2018 Jude Kelly is 64 today
Mar 23, 2018 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra violinist David Rimbault awarded prestigious RPS/ABO Salomon Prize for orchestral musicians
Mar 23, 2018 Guildhall Creative Entrepreneurs Incubator opens applications for 2018/2019
Mar 23, 2018 Michael Nyman is 74 today
Mar 23, 2018 Damon Albarn is 50 today
Mar 23, 2018 ABRSM and the National Open Youth Orchestra: a new partnership to showcase talented young disabled musicians
Mar 23, 2018 Opera North
Mar 22, 2018 Stephen Sondheim is 88 today
Mar 22, 2018 Andrew Lloyd Webber is 70 today
Mar 22, 2018 Liverpool Philharmonic announces partnership with Glyndebourne
Mar 22, 2018 Fanny Waterman is 98 today
Mar 21, 2018 Johann Sebastian Bach 333 & Leonard Elschenbroich 33
Mar 21, 2018 Barbican announces Jóhann Jóhannsson's Last and First Men will go ahead as tribute to composer
Mar 21, 2018 Guildhall School of Music & Drama Launches The Leadership Academy
Mar 20, 2018 Ennio Morricone at The O2
Mar 20, 2018 Genesis Foundation to present first ever concert live-streaming from the Sistine Chapel
Mar 20, 2018 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra announces appointment of David Burbidge CBE DL as Chair
Mar 20, 2018 My Melodies – World première of a new orchestral work by Helmut Lachenmann performed by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra as part of Bavarian Radio’s musica viva concert series
Mar 20, 2018 Vera Lynn is 101 today
Mar 20, 2018 John Joubert is 91 today
Mar 19, 2018 Anselm Rose to become new general manager of the Rundfunk Orchester und Chöre GmbH Berlin (roc berlin)
Mar 19, 2018 Royal Birmingham Conservatoire’s opening marks a new beginning for UK music education
Mar 18, 2018 John Lubbock is 73 today
Mar 18, 2018 Nicholas Snowman is 74 today
Mar 17, 2018 Teachout to Gelb: Resign or Release the Full Report
Mar 17, 2018 Michael Finnissy is 72 today
Mar 17, 2018 John Lill is 74 today
Mar 16, 2018 Christa Ludwig is 90 today
Mar 16, 2018 James Levine, a further statement from the Met
Mar 16, 2018 BBC Young Musician
Mar 16, 2018 Teresa Berganza to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Opera Awards 2018 sponsored by Mazars
Mar 16, 2018 Louisville Orchestra and Teddy Abrams unveil 2018-19 season
Mar 16, 2018 Roger Norrington is 84 today
Mar 16, 2018 Teresa Berganza is 83 today
Mar 16, 2018 James Levine Sues the Metropolitan Opera for Defamation and Breach of Contract
Mar 15, 2018 Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Programme Announced
Mar 15, 2018 Third London Piano Festival announced, commemorating the centenary of Debussy’s death with performances by Ingrid Fliter, Stephen Kovacevich, Alexandra Dariescu, Konstantin Lifschitz and more [October 2018]
Mar 14, 2018 Federico Colli rediscovers Scarlatti for Chandos
Mar 14, 2018 HRH The Prince of Wales awards musical honours in his 25th year as President of the Royal College of Music
Mar 14, 2018 Colburn School and Frank Gehry
Mar 14, 2018 Europe celebrates Early Music – the sixth edition of the European Day of Early Music takes place on March 21st, 2018
Mar 13, 2018 A Statement from Metropolitan Opera regarding James Levine
Mar 13, 2018 RPO PlayStation
Mar 13, 2018 The Sixteen presents music by Cornysh and Britten on its annual Choral Pilgrimage: Sacred and Profane April-November 2018
Mar 13, 2018 Charlotte Penton-Smith appointed Chief Executive of The Royal Society of Musicians
Mar 13, 2018 Susanna Mälkki is 49 today
Mar 13, 2018 Lionel Friend is 73 today
Mar 12, 2018 Royal Academy of Music opens new and transformed facilities
Mar 12, 2018 Vladimir Jurowski to step down from London Philharmonic as Principal Conductor, at end of 20-21 season
Mar 12, 2018 Metropolitan Cast Change Advisory: Elektra
Mar 11, 2018 Philharmonia Orchestra March/April 2018: Vladimir Ashkenazy’s Voices of Revolution returns; Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts major Unsuk Chin premiere
Mar 10, 2018 Wiener Staatsoper statement regarding Penderecki's Phaedra
Mar 10, 2018 BBC's 50-50 Gender Pledge Unfair to Male Composers
Mar 10, 2018 Another Sordid Tale Emerges, This One from Opera Tampa
Mar 10, 2018 The National Orchestra for All opens nominations for young musicians from across the UK to join its ranks
Mar 10, 2018 The British Museum hosts first major music festival
Mar 09, 2018 Adam Mickiewicz Institute enables Rambert to create its first full-length narrative dance work in over 30 years
Mar 09, 2018 Teens discover opera in new heartwarming film by Opera Holland Park
Mar 09, 2018 David Matthews is 75 today
Mar 09, 2018 Howard Shelley is 68 today
Mar 09, 2018 John Cale is 76 today
Mar 09, 2018 Benjamin Zander is 79 today
Mar 08, 2018 Leading international music college moves to abolish all-male composer concerts
Mar 08, 2018 English National Opera appoints new Chief Executive
Mar 08, 2018 Deutsche Grammophon announces new exclusive contract with Daniel Barenboim
Mar 08, 2018 New music from Friday Afternoons by Errollyn Wallen available in April / MAP: Songs For Children Everywhere World Premiere on 11 May in Hull
Mar 07, 2018 Carnegie Hall / NYO-USA
Mar 07, 2018 At Caramoor, Richard Goode, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Mandy Gonzalez and Wycliffe Gordon Highlight 2018 Spring Offerings in Historic Music Room [from March 11]
Mar 07, 2018 International Uuno Klami Composition Competition
Mar 07, 2018 Opera North's Resonance
Mar 07, 2018 Michael Chance is 63 today
Mar 07, 2018 Nicholas Kraemer is 73 today
Mar 06, 2018 Internationally acclaimed music-maker Kathryn Stott unveils ground-breaking 2018 Australian Festival of Chamber Music program
Mar 06, 2018 Houston Grand Opera Announces 2018-19 HGO Studio Artists
Mar 06, 2018 Kiri Te Kanawa is 74 today
Mar 06, 2018 Royal Birmingham Conservatoire’s opening concert is a Royal sell out
Mar 06, 2018 Doriot Anthony Dwyer is 96 today
Mar 05, 2018 The Guildhall School of Music & Drama’s fifth international Reflective Conservatoire Conference considered the challenges and opportunities of Artists as Citizens
Mar 05, 2018 ICA Classics and the Richard Itter Archive
Mar 05, 2018 Lionel Richie & Hampton Court Palace Festival
Mar 05, 2018 Announcing Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition 2018 winner Roman Kosyakov
Mar 05, 2018 Barry Tuckwell is 87 today
Mar 05, 2018 Anthony Hedges is 87 today
Mar 05, 2018 Sebastian F. Schwarz is 44 today
Mar 04, 2018 Bernard Haitink is 89 today
Mar 03, 2018 BBC Proms Pledges 50-50 Gender Balance in Composers by 2022
Mar 03, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Semiramide
Mar 03, 2018 Jesús López Cobos Has Died
Mar 03, 2018 Robert J.,'Bob,' Gallo Has Died
Mar 02, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: La bohème
Mar 02, 2018 Robert Lloyd is 78 today
Mar 02, 2018 DSO to Honor Penny & Harold Blumenstein and Leonard Slatkin
Mar 01, 2018 Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2018
Mar 01, 2018 Thomas Adès is 47 today
Mar 01, 2018 Postponed: Mirga conducts The Rite of Spring, Barbican, 13 October 2018
Mar 01, 2018 Mark Guiliana, drummer for David Bowie’s Blackstar, headlines the Royal College of Music Festival of Percussion 2018 [Sunday May 6]
Feb 28, 2018 Wilde Lieder – Marx.Music
Feb 28, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Semiramide
Feb 27, 2018 The Leeds International Piano Competition launches annual Leeds Piano Festival
Feb 27, 2018 Musicians in uproar as CBC destroys its library
Feb 27, 2018 Classic FM presenter Bill Turnbull will host 2018 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition Finals on 2 & 3 March
Feb 27, 2018 Fifty Years of Wendy Carlos's Bach [Kings Place, April 14]
Feb 26, 2018 Peter Manning
Feb 26, 2018 Former MP Estelle Morris and Orchestra member Susanna Jordan join the Board of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society
Feb 26, 2018 Yannick Nézet-Séguin Appoints Benjamin Bowman as new Concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Feb 24, 2018 Takács, Juilliard Quartets Name New Members
Feb 24, 2018 Indianapolis Symphony Names New CEO
Feb 24, 2018 Rider University Close to Sale of Westminster Choir College to Chinese Firm
Feb 24, 2018 Antonacci Leaves Them Begging for More At New York City Opera
Feb 23, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Semiramide
Feb 23, 2018 Nicholas Kenyon is 67 today
Feb 23, 2018 Famed concert organist offers prize for young Birmingham musicians
Feb 22, 2018 The prestigious Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition begins in earnest today
Feb 22, 2018 Queen Elizabeth Hall & Purcell Room
Feb 22, 2018 St John's Smith Square and Tenebrae announce HOLY WEEK FESTIVAL 2018
Feb 21, 2018 Jaime Martín & Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Feb 21, 2018 St John’s Smith Square announces OCCUPY THE PIANOS Festival 2018 / Celebrating two themes: Protest and The Journey Within [April 20-22]
Feb 21, 2018 Raimund Herincx dies aged 90
Feb 21, 2018 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s Debussy Festival, Curated by Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, 16-25 March 2018
Feb 20, 2018 Daniel Kramer directs his first opera as ENO Artistic Director, a sweepingly romantic interpretation of La traviata
Feb 20, 2018 Ian Page and The Mozartists present UK Premiere of Haydn’s rarely performed Applausus cantata at Cadogan Hall on 15 March
Feb 20, 2018 Barry Wordsworth is 70 today
Feb 20, 2018 Wigmore Hall’s Seven Ages Festival Culminates in Lord Mayor of Westminster’s Gala Concert and Joseph Phibbs World Première
Feb 20, 2018 Polly Graham & Longborough Festival Opera
Feb 19, 2018 The Tallis Scholars give a concert to support The Muze Trust, a charity that provides music education to children in Zambia
Feb 19, 2018 György Kurtág is 92 today
Feb 19, 2018 This is My Bed, a new opera for children
Feb 19, 2018 DSO French Festival, change of violinist, Capuçon out, Beilman in
Feb 17, 2018 New York Philharmonic Asia Tour with Jaap van Zweden
Feb 17, 2018 San Diego Symphony Names Successor to Jahja Ling
Feb 17, 2018 Columbia Artists' Sheldon-Atlas Office Adds Staff
Feb 17, 2018 Jóhann Jóhannsson dies aged 48
Feb 16, 2018 Yannick Nézet-Séguin to Become Met Music Director in September 2018, Two Seasons Earlier Than Originally Planned; 2018-19 Season Announced
Feb 16, 2018 The Met: Live in HD’s 2018–19 Season Kicks Off on October 6 with Anna Netrebko in the Title Role of Verdi’s Aida
Feb 16, 2018 Eliahu Inbal is 82 today
Feb 16, 2018 Anthony Dowell is 75 today
Feb 16, 2018 Brass composer chosen for Emerging Composers Workshop in New York
Feb 16, 2018 John Tams is 69 today
Feb 15, 2018 John Adams is 71 today
Feb 15, 2018 James Bond 007: Blood Stone – Contest Kick-off FMF Young Talent Award 2018 open for applications from 15 February to 19 March 2018
Feb 15, 2018 Nicolas Hodges and Colin Currie announce Birtwistle premiere to mark Queen Elizabeth Hall reopening, 19 April 2018
Feb 14, 2018 John Williams to take centre-stage at Royal Albert Hall celebration
Feb 14, 2018 Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic, The Inaugural Season, 2018-19, announced
Feb 14, 2018 Renée Fleming is 59 today
Feb 14, 2018 Wigmore Hall’s Singing with Friends Choir performs at Buckingham Palace
Feb 14, 2018 Mariam Khalili Appointed Managing Director of Houston Chamber Choir
Feb 13, 2018 The Guildhall School returns to Tower Bridge’s Bascule Chamber to present Blackout
Feb 13, 2018 David Robertson Is Named Director of Conducting Studies, Distinguished Visiting Faculty at Juilliard Beginning Fall 2018
Feb 13, 2018 Peter Gabriel is 68 today
Feb 12, 2018 Bard SummerScape 2018 Season Announcement
Feb 12, 2018 Glyndebourne Opera Cup 2018 - semi-finalists announced
Feb 12, 2018 Howard Goodall’s Invictus: A Passion receives its world premiere on 25 March in Houston, Texas and its European premiere on 25 May in London
Feb 12, 2018 Vic Damone dies aged 89
Feb 10, 2018 BAM Names New Artistic Director
Feb 10, 2018 Jennifer Higdon Takes on the Chicago Brass
Feb 10, 2018 Leontyne Price is 91 today
Feb 09, 2018 LSO, Simon Rattle, Stockhausen, Gruppen, Tate Modern
Feb 09, 2018 Edmund Hunt, RPS, Wigmore Hall
Feb 09, 2018 Ahmad Jamal cancels, Barbican Hall, May 8
Feb 09, 2018 Special visa for creatives post-Brexit
Feb 09, 2018 Inon Barnatan Joins La Jolla Music Society as Fourth SummerFest Music Director
Feb 09, 2018 Society for the Performing Arts Announces Retirement of President and CEO June Christensen in December 2018
Feb 09, 2018 Canadian Opera, Alexander Neef, Santa Fe
Feb 08, 2018 New York Philharmonic To Return to Bravo! Vail For 16th Annual Summer Residency, July 20-27, 2018
Feb 08, 2018 Muffat Festival: The Brook Street Band launches its ground-breaking Muffat Festival, dedicated to the highly original and innovative composer, a 3-day event at St John’s Smith Square, February 23-25 2018
Feb 08, 2018 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and its Music Director Manfred Honeck have announced season 2018/19
Feb 07, 2018 Manfred Eicher, Honorary RAM
Feb 07, 2018 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra becomes the first symphony orchestra in the world to have a professional ensemble led by disabled musicians as a core part of its activities
Feb 07, 2018 Tectonics Glasgow 2018 Line-Up Announced
Feb 07, 2018 Niall Horan, The Shires, J Hus and Orbital plus many more to perform at BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend [May 25-28]
Feb 07, 2018 Stuart Burrows is 85 today
Feb 06, 2018 Romanian pianist Alexandra Dariescu joins the European Young Leaders’ programme class of 2018, organised under the patronage of Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission
Feb 06, 2018 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic awarded major grant by Jerwood Charitable Foundation for Pioneering ‘Elite Performance in Orchestral Musicians’ Programme
Feb 06, 2018 Major new Culture Mile installation in Beech Street tunnel announced as part of Barbican OpenFest [March 17 & 18]
Feb 05, 2018 New era: stronger partnership for Leeds International Piano Competition and University of Leeds
Feb 05, 2018 Bernard Haitink cancels concerts from 8-10 February 2018; Adam Fischer makes his debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker
Feb 05, 2018 Jacqui Dankworth is 55 today
Feb 03, 2018 Muti Re-ups in Chicago; Launches 2018-19 with a Powerful Statement
Feb 03, 2018 Met Opera Fires Noted Stage Director John Copley
Feb 03, 2018 Austin Opera Fires Artistic Director
Feb 03, 2018 Pittsburgh Symphony, Jennifer Higdon Big Winners at the Grammy Awards
Feb 03, 2018 Malcolm Martineau is 58 today
Feb 02, 2018 Wigmore Hall builds on sustained success to deliver exceptional artistic programme for 2018/19 season
Feb 02, 2018 BBC National Orchestra of Wales announces 2018 tour to China
Feb 02, 2018 New Recording on SOMM with Mark Bebbington and the RPO: Including World Premiere of Grieg’s Second Piano Concerto, the composer’s complete sketches edited and orchestrated by Robert Matthew-Walker
Feb 02, 2018 Barbican Presents in 2018/19: Details for the Centre’s own-curated classical music season announced
Feb 02, 2018 The BBC Symphony Orchestra’s 2018-19 Barbican Season
Feb 02, 2018 Andrew Davis is 74 today
Feb 01, 2018 Time for Beethoven: Javier Perianes [February 2019]
Feb 01, 2018 Honens 2018
Feb 01, 2018 Stephen Fry and composer from Planet Earth announce new creatures in Pokémon GO
Feb 01, 2018 A Statement from Peter Gelb, Metropolitan Opera, regarding the late Robert Rattray
Feb 01, 2018 Houston Grand Opera West Side Story
Jan 31, 2018 Southbank Centre announces its 2018/19 Classical Music Season
Jan 31, 2018 London Philharmonic Orchestra announces 2018/19 Southbank Centre season
Jan 31, 2018 Philharmonia Orchestra 2018-19 Season at Southbank Centre
Jan 31, 2018 Trinity Laban Gold Medal Winner 2018 Announced
Jan 31, 2018 George Benjamin is 58 today
Jan 31, 2018 Philip Glass is 81 today
Jan 31, 2018 Ofra Harnoy is 53 today
Jan 30, 2018 International Opera Awards 2018
Jan 30, 2018 Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning presents Changing Dialogue 2018
Jan 30, 2018 The Twelfth English Music Festival, Oxfordshire 25-28 May, Dorchester Abbey, Radley College, Sutton Courtenay Church
Jan 30, 2018 Colin Anderson, Classical Source's editor, is 60 today
Jan 30, 2018 ENO Announces next ENO Mackerras Conducting Fellow, Valentina Peleggi
Jan 30, 2018 Phil Collins is 67 today
Jan 29, 2018 Marin Alsop & Vienna RSO
Jan 29, 2018 See Star Wars: A New Hope with live music for the first time ever in UK, Royal Albert Hall
Jan 29, 2018 Leslie Bricusse is 87 today
Jan 29, 2018 Malcolm Binns is 82 today
Jan 29, 2018 Daniil Trifonov Wins First Grammy for Transcendental: Daniil Trifonov Plays Franz Liszt
Jan 29, 2018 Met Opera: Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Wagner’s Parsifal, directed by François Girard
Jan 29, 2018 Igor Zhukov dies aged 81
Jan 28, 2018 King's advertises for a new Director of Music
Jan 28, 2018 Robert Wyatt is 73 today
Jan 28, 2018 Houston Grand Opera Announces Concert of Arias 2018 Finalists [February 1, live on Facebook]
Jan 27, 2018 DSO 2018-19 Season
Jan 27, 2018 Carnegie Hall Honors the Cultural Legacy of Migration in 2018-19
Jan 27, 2018 Marin Alsop Wins Prestigious Association of British Orchestras Prize
Jan 27, 2018 Is Daniele Gatti the Right Fit for the Royal Concertgebouw?
Jan 27, 2018 Kaufmann's Back
Jan 27, 2018 Michael Collins is 56 today
Jan 26, 2018 Performances and Masterclasses with Haitink, Connolly and Schiff launch Royal College of Music partnership with medici.tv
Jan 26, 2018 Hastings Piano Competition
Jan 26, 2018 Live-streamed symphony orchestra concert will be the grand finale of this year’s Musical Chairs learn an instrument challenge
Jan 26, 2018 A First for The Last Jedi Soundtrack
Jan 26, 2018 Stephen Montague at 75: 24 hours of continuous music starting 12 Noon, Friday 9th March 2018 at St John's Smith Square [March 9 & 10]
Jan 26, 2018 Bridge String Quartet, Ivor Gurney Focus
Jan 26, 2018 BBC To Chart Century of Classical Music in Epic Year of BBC Programming
Jan 26, 2018 PLAY! A symphonic rollercoaster ride of classic computer game themes: Charles Hazlewood conducts Army of Generals and The British Paraorchestra
Jan 26, 2018 Three Operadagen Rotterdam co-productions shortlisted for prestigious innovative opera award / Projects are eligible for the FEDORA – GENERALI Prize for Opera
Jan 25, 2018 Chipping Campden Welcomes the World
Jan 25, 2018 National Sawdust Announces Spring Revolution Festival Lineup
Jan 25, 2018 Orchestra of St. Luke's, Carnegie Hall 2018-19
Jan 24, 2018 Robert Spano Announces Plans to Conclude Two-Decade Tenure as Music Director of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at End of 2020-21 Season
Jan 24, 2018 New York Philharmonic – Leonard Bernstein’s Mahler Marathon: The Sony Recordings [February 25]
Jan 24, 2018 English National Opera's first appearance in 13 years at Henley Festival 2018
Jan 24, 2018 Berliner Philharmoniker Confers Honorary Membership on Mariss Jansons
Jan 24, 2018 Investec Opera Holland Park’s Isabeau to be co-production with New York City Opera
Jan 24, 2018 Henley Festival: Music, Comedy, Art and Food (11-15 July 2018)
Jan 23, 2018 The Barbican announces its 2018/19 classical music season
Jan 23, 2018 2018 London Handel Festival explores Handel’s relationship with the city [March-April]
Jan 23, 2018 Hugh Masekela dies aged 78
Jan 23, 2018 David Arnold is 56 today
Jan 23, 2018 The Salzburg Festival congratulates Beat Furrer on winning the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize
Jan 23, 2018 Annual gala concert of the Menuhin Academy, a standing ovation for Cecilia Bartoli & Maxim Vengerov performing together for the first time
Jan 22, 2018 Gilbert Levine is 70 today
Jan 22, 2018 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Announces 2018-2019 Season at Carnegie Hall and 92Y
Jan 21, 2018 Plácido Domingo is 77 today
Jan 21, 2018 Richard Mantle is 71 today
Jan 21, 2018 BBC Radio 3 commission by Pankhurst relatives
Jan 20, 2018 On the Road Again: Minnesota Orchestra Is Headed to South Africa
Jan 20, 2018 Teatro Regio Futuristic Set Falls, Injuring Choristers
Jan 20, 2018 Houston Grand Opera's 2018-19 season announced; will return to its Wortham Theater Center home
Jan 20, 2018 Catherine Ennis is 63 today
Jan 19, 2018 Simon Rattle is 63 today
Jan 19, 2018 The Philharmonia Orchestra announces a new flagship audience development project in four of its residency centres, made possible by three major Foundation grants
Jan 19, 2018 Investec Opera Holland Park to commemorate Grenfell victims one year on
Jan 19, 2018 Amanda Holden is 70 today
Jan 18, 2018 Lahav Shani appointed Music Director of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Jan 18, 2018 Manfred Honeck, ICMA Artist of the Year 2018
Jan 18, 2018 Jude Kelly CBE to leave Southbank Centre in order to lead global development of Women of the World festival
Jan 18, 2018 Irving Berlin
Jan 18, 2018 LA Opera Announces 2018-19 Season
Jan 17, 2018 English National Opera: Cal McCrystal directs a joyful new production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s hilarious satirical fantasy, Iolanthe [opens February 13]
Jan 17, 2018 Thomas Quasthoff returns to the recording studio: His first solo album since 2010 will be released in May 2018 on Sony Classical
Jan 17, 2018 Gillian Weir is 77 today
Jan 17, 2018 Nancy Argenta is 61 today
Jan 16, 2018 Sony Music Entertainment Names Sarah Thwaites Head of Masterworks UK
Jan 16, 2018 Jette Parker Young Artists 2018
Jan 16, 2018 Orchestras for All announces developments in its leadership team
Jan 16, 2018 Houston Grand Opera Cancels Tonight’s Elektra Dress Rehearsal
Jan 16, 2018 Hungarian Conductor Gabor Kali won First Prize in Hong Kong
Jan 16, 2018 Brian Ferneyhough is 75 today
Jan 16, 2018 Gavin Bryars is 75 today
Jan 15, 2018 Faber Music & Danny Elfman
Jan 15, 2018 Menuhin Competition Geneva 2018 announces 44 competitors following record number of applications spanning 5 continents
Jan 15, 2018 Richard Farnes is 54 today
Jan 15, 2018 London Festival of Baroque Music: Treasures of the Grand Siècle [May 2018]
Jan 14, 2018 Mariss Jansons is 75 today
Jan 14, 2018 Press Release of the 2018 Salzburg Festival: Mariss Jansons Celebrates his 75th Birthday
Jan 13, 2018 Cincinnati Symphony Names New Director of Artistic Planning
Jan 13, 2018 La Jolla Music Society President Resigns
Jan 13, 2018 NY Times TV Editor Is Its New Culture Editor
Jan 13, 2018 Manhattan's DiMenna Center for Classical Music Flooded
Jan 12, 2018 Alfred Brendel masterclass for ChamberStudio
Jan 12, 2018 DSO French Festival
Jan 12, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory - Il trovatore
Jan 12, 2018 Anne Howells is 77 today
Jan 12, 2018 Jeremy Sams is 61 today
Jan 12, 2018 3 Finalists announced for the 1st Hong Kong International Conducting Competition
Jan 12, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory - Pagliacci
Jan 11, 2018 Charles Dutoit steps down from RPO
Jan 11, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory - Cavalleria rusticana
Jan 11, 2018 Carnegie Hall, Michael Tilson Thomas replaces James Levine with MET Orchestra [June 5]
Jan 11, 2018 The Guildhall School appoints Jeremy Newton as Vice Principal & Director of Advancement
Jan 11, 2018 Robin Blaze is 47 today
Jan 11, 2018 Geraint Bowen is 55 today
Jan 10, 2018 Aldeburgh Festival 2018: 8-24 June
Jan 10, 2018 Americana ’18 at St John’s Smith Square [begins on Saturday January 13]
Jan 10, 2018 St John’s Smith Square announces second Principal Sound Festival [February 16-18]
Jan 10, 2018 The Dresden Music Festival will take place from 10 May to 10 June 2018 under the motto “Mirrors”
Jan 10, 2018 David Titterington is 60 today
Jan 09, 2018 Nicholas Daniel is 56 today
Jan 09, 2018 Scott Walker is 75 today
Jan 09, 2018 Renaissance for opera in Ireland
Jan 09, 2018 Neville Osrin appointed Chairman for London Mozart Players Orchestra Ltd
Jan 09, 2018 DSO Nashville Songbook, Mandy Barnett sings tunes from Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams
Jan 08, 2018 Piers Lane is 60 today
Jan 08, 2018 Elijah Moshinsky is 72 today
Jan 07, 2018 Christian Thielemann to conduct the Vienna Philharmonic's New Year's Day concert in 2019
Jan 07, 2018 Plácido Domingo as Baron Ochs?
Jan 07, 2018 Sir Richard Armstrong is 75 today
Jan 06, 2018 The changing shape of music in Milton Keynes
Jan 06, 2018 San Antonio Symphony Season Suspended
Jan 06, 2018 British Theater Manager Accuses Dutoit of Assault While at BSO
Jan 05, 2018 Alfred Brendel is 87 today
Jan 05, 2018 Maurizio Pollini is 76 today
Jan 05, 2018 Play under the baton of Simon Rattle! BE PHIL Orchestra
Jan 05, 2018 Start the New Year with some upbeat classical music by joining Orchestra of the Swan & international soloists for their Orchestral Series in Malvern Theatres
Jan 05, 2018 Introducing violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing
Jan 04, 2018 Gilmore Artist Award 2018 to Igor Levit
Jan 04, 2018 Paul Watkins is 48 today
Jan 04, 2018 Margaret Marshall is 69 today
Jan 04, 2018 Nicholas Payne is 73 today
Jan 04, 2018 Cast change announcement for NYO performances on 5, 6 & 7 January
Jan 04, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory – Le nozze di Figaro [January 4]
Jan 04, 2018 Grace Bumbry is 81 today
Jan 03, 2018 Robert Mann dies aged 97
Jan 03, 2018 David Atherton is 74 today
Jan 03, 2018 John Woolrich is 64 today
Jan 02, 2018 Peter Martins Retires From New York City Ballet
Jan 01, 2018 Tarik O'Regan is 40 today
Jan 01, 2018 Boulez at the Bibliothèque

 

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