The latest news for classical music professionals.
Monday 25 July 2016
11:30PM GMT (2 hours, 6 minutes ago)
Northern Ireland can punch above its weight in sport and entertainment, but it is also known on the world stage for its guitar makers.
7:31PM GMT (6 hours, 5 minutes ago)
Antonello Manacorda was concert master under the legendary Claudio Abbado for 15 years – now he’s one of today’s most exciting conductors and will be on the podium at Glyndebourne to conduct Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict. We asked him what he learned from maestro Abbado and what advice he had for young musicians...
7:00AM GMT (18 hours, 36 minutes ago)
The Finnish musician on formative Eurovision experiences, wanting to play the ondes Martenot with Radiohead, and his plans to flood London with polka...
Sunday 24 July 2016
11:04AM GMT (1 day, 14 hours ago)
Normally a music review posted on a classical music website would not cause a blip on the media radar.
9:45AM GMT (1 day, 15 hours ago)
he HinduA. Kanyakumari, an outstanding and versatile violinist, will get the Sangita Kalanidhi award of the Music Academy this year.
Saturday 23 July 2016
5:36AM GMT (2 days, 20 hours ago)
Germany's legendary Bayreuth opera festival dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner opens Monday, but security fears and off-stage drama threaten to cast a long shadow over the 140-year-old event.
5:19AM GMT (2 days, 20 hours ago)
David Krauss, principal trumpet of the Metropolitan Opera, opens up about the differences and difficulties of playing opera, as opposed to symphonies.
Friday 22 July 2016
7:38PM GMT (3 days, 5 hours ago)
The Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra has today announced the appointment of German conductor, Gabriel Feltz to the position of 'Chief Conductor'.
6:39PM GMT (3 days, 6 hours ago)
6:36PM GMT (3 days, 7 hours ago)
Here’s an utterly virtuosic version of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee, on an instrument you’ve almost certainly never heard play it.
4:14PM GMT (3 days, 9 hours ago)
3:05PM GMT (3 days, 10 hours ago)
It took a split second to pause Jasmine Trebse's life. A major tear to a tendon near her elbow tore away her passion and profession of playing the violin and she faced a future of chronic pain until a revolutionary stem cell technology...
2:52AM GMT (3 days, 22 hours ago)
Friday's performances will kick off Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts' annual Mostly Mozart Festival.
Thursday 21 July 2016
10:31PM GMT (4 days, 3 hours ago)
Ein Nachruf von Prof. Michael Niesemann und Prof. Malte Refardt...
10:29PM GMT (4 days, 3 hours ago)
Presidential candidate said his teacher 'didn't know anything about music'.
8:49PM GMT (4 days, 4 hours ago)
It's that time of year when, for a brief moment, the world becomes aware that classical composers still exist. Many people think composing in the classical sense is one of those occupations that has simply vanished...
Wednesday 20 July 2016
1:31PM GMT (5 days, 12 hours ago)
BBC Four has announced a new documentary exploring issues of diversity and access in classical music.
11:43AM GMT (5 days, 13 hours ago)
1:02AM GMT (6 days ago)
Composer and guitarist Dave Flynn has now set about providing a forum for living composers whose noses are out of joint with the massive RTÉ/NCH 1916 centenary survey.
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