August 2019 News

July 2019 News
Aug 17, 2019 Remembering Woodstock, 50 Years Later
Aug 17, 2019 Domingo Reactions: He Is Not a Harasser
Aug 17, 2019 Two Key Chicago Public Media Figures Headed to New York
Aug 17, 2019 Edward Cowie is 76 today
Aug 17, 2019 Jean-Bernard Pommier is 75 today
Aug 17, 2019 Rotterdam Philharmonic announces Adam Hickox (son of the late Richard) as joint assistant conductor
Aug 16, 2019 Alexander Tamir, one half of the piano-duo with Bracha Eden, has died aged 88 (Eden passed away in 2006)
Aug 16, 2019 New York Philharmonic: Details Announced for the 2019–20 Season of the Sound ON Series
Aug 16, 2019 BBC's Ten Pieces, Hans Zimmer commission
Aug 16, 2019 Franz Welser-Möst is 59 today
Aug 16, 2019 Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announces Damon Gupton as Principal Guest Conductor
Aug 15, 2019 love: Handel Festival Returns to Norwich for 2019
Aug 15, 2019 Launching a New London Orchestra Gives Recent Retiree a New Challenge
Aug 15, 2019 Jazzfest Berlin 2019: Sonic Genome by Anthony Braxton launches the festival on 31 October at Gropius Bau
Aug 15, 2019 HarrisonParrott takes over Southbank Centre for a series of concerts and events to mark its 50th birthday: 50 Years in a Day [October 6]
Aug 15, 2019 Baritone Jan Buchwald has died at the age of 45
Aug 15, 2019 James O'Donnell is 58 today
Aug 14, 2019 Beethoven 250 at Wigmore Hall
Aug 14, 2019 Britten Sinfonia opens its 2019/20 season with UK premiere of Refugee, a new song cycle by Mark-Anthony Turnage, September 20
Aug 14, 2019 Psappha performs nine world premieres, offering a rich contemporary music experience through its 2019-20 programme
Aug 14, 2019 Government must cover additional costs for musicians that they will incur in the event of a no-deal Brexit
Aug 14, 2019 James Gaffigan, chief conductor since 2010, will step down from the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra in 2021
Aug 13, 2019 Martyn Brabbins is 60 today
Aug 13, 2019 Gerald Barry’s The Intelligence Park opens the 2019/20 Season in the Linbury Theatre
Aug 13, 2019 From Tavener to Pärt via Lobo and Richter: Final details of tonight's Late-Night Mixtape Prom are announced
Aug 13, 2019 Philadelphia Orchestra rescinds invitation to Plácido Domingo to appear at its Gala Concert on September 18 due to the allegations of sexual harassment currently being made against the singer-conductor
Aug 13, 2019 Valery Gergiev has withdrawn from conducting tonight’s Bayreuth Tannhäuser due to a family bereavement; Christian Thielemann replaces him
Aug 13, 2019 Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin announces Marina Grauman as Concertmaster with immediate effect
Aug 13, 2019 Sheila Armstrong is 77 today
Aug 12, 2019 Prom 37 this Wednesday: change of conductor for Hallé/Berlioz
Aug 12, 2019 Second Festival of New presents two days of freshly devised music all developed during Snape Maltings’ residencies
Aug 12, 2019 Opera Philadelphia Presents World Premiere of Joseph Keckler’s Let Me Die (Sep 21–28) at Festival O19
Aug 11, 2019 Jane Glover, music director since September 2002 of the Chicago-based Music of the Baroque (chorus and orchestra) has extended her contract until 2023
Aug 10, 2019 Philadelphia Inquirer to Curtis: Clean up Your Act
Aug 10, 2019 New Opera Program for Aspen
Aug 09, 2019 Snape Maltings marks 20 years’ working with its local prison
Aug 09, 2019 Bach, the Universe and Everything Third Season | The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment's non-traditional Sunday service is back for its third season, kicking off on Sunday 13 October 2019 at Kings Place
Aug 08, 2019 ENO Harewood Artists
Aug 08, 2019 Edinburgh International Festival 2019 – Change of Conductor for Elgar's The Kingdom: Martyn Brabbins replaces Mark Elder
Aug 08, 2019 Fifty years ago on this date The Beatles were photographed on a now-iconic (and, indeed, Listed) Zebra Crossing, the end result adorning the cover of The Fab Four’s Abbey Road album
Aug 08, 2019 Richard Harwood is 40 today
Aug 08, 2019 Tanglewood: Conrad Tao replaces Ingrid Fliter for August 23 Koussevitzky Shed program; she's pregnant, and he will also play Ravel's Piano Concerto in G with Boston Symphony
Aug 08, 2019 Metropolitan Opera statement regarding settlement with James Levine
Aug 07, 2019 Michael Tilson Thomas and New World Symphony Present Five-Day, Live-Streamed Viola Visions Festival, October 15-19
Aug 07, 2019 Berliner Philharmoniker: Kirill Petrenko conducts Beethoven’s Ninth, live in cinemas, August 23
Aug 07, 2019 Royal College of Music launches autumn season with More Music concert series
Aug 07, 2019 Juan Diego Flórez returns to The Royal Opera in Werther
Aug 07, 2019 Xian Zhang appointed principal guest conductor of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Aug 06, 2019 Sony & Senbla
Aug 06, 2019 Anna Netrebko withdraws from Bayreuth Lohengrin, August 14 & 18; Elsa will now be sung by Annette Dasch
Aug 06, 2019 Third Coast Baroque to Bask in Handel, Vivaldi, and Gallic Greats during 2019­–2020 Season
Aug 06, 2019 Westminster Philharmonic 2019-20 season
Aug 05, 2019 Soprano Meigui Zhang awarded Verbier Festival Academy's top honour
Aug 05, 2019 Christopher Gunning is 75 today
Aug 05, 2019 Chandos Records and Sinfonia of London are proud to announce a new collaboration
Aug 04, 2019 Simon Preston is 81 today
Aug 04, 2019 Salzburg Festival 2019: Press Text about our Terrace Talk Oedipe
Aug 04, 2019 Glyndebourne Announces the Return of the Glyndebourne Opera Cup in 2020 with a Renewed Commitment to Finding Diverse Singers of the Future
Aug 04, 2019 Richard Tognetti is 54 today
Aug 03, 2019 New Artistic Team for Opera Theater of St. Louis
Aug 03, 2019 Cancellations Due to New U.S. Visa Rules Include Tanglewood, KenCen
Aug 03, 2019 Curtis Apologizes for Its Own Response to Sexual Abuse Case
Aug 03, 2019 Joseph Rouleau, French-Canadian bass singer, with many appearances at Royal Opera House Covent Garden, has died at the age of 90 (28 February 1929-12 July 2019)
Aug 03, 2019 Anthony Hedges, English composer, has died at the age of 88 (5 March 1931-19 June 2019)
Aug 03, 2019 The Poznań Philharmonic has announced Midori as its Artist-in-Residence for the 2019-20 season
Aug 03, 2019 Simon Keenlyside is 60 today
Aug 03, 2019 Tony Bennett is 93 today
Aug 02, 2019 Salvation and Damnation: The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Celebrates Southbank Season 2019-20
Aug 02, 2019 Gundula Janowitz is 82 today
Aug 02, 2019 Harrison Birtwistle: 85th-birthday performances
Aug 02, 2019 John Adams Salutes Michael Tilson Thomas
Aug 02, 2019 François López-Ferrer appointed assistant conductor of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Aug 01, 2019 Hal Prince – producer of Cabaret, Evita, Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, and several Sondheim shows – dies aged 91
Aug 01, 2019 Sony Music Masterworks acquires Milan Records
Aug 01, 2019 The Grange Festival International Singing Competition 2019 announces semi-finalists
Aug 01, 2019 Barrington Pheloung – composer of the music for Inspector Morse, Lewis, and Endeavour – dies aged 65
Aug 01, 2019 National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America Embarks on European Tour in August 2019
Aug 01, 2019 The Berliner Philharmoniker has announced that the Principal of its Second Violins, Christian Stadelmann (a member of the orchestra since 1985, appointed during Karajan's tenure), has died aged 60 following illness
Aug 01, 2019 Today Select Music and Video Distribution Ltd changes its name to Naxos Music UK Ltd. Nothing changes but the name.


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