The latest news for classical music professionals.
Wednesday 28 September 2016
9:15AM GMT (19 hours, 1 minute ago)
Orchestra dupes New Yorkers with pro-regime music; sounds ‘militaristic’
2:37AM GMT (1 day, 1 hour ago)
lAn alert has today been issued in New York for 25 year old Boston University music student, Zachery Camhi – who has not been in contact with his family and friends for more than 9 days. He was last seen at approximately 5am on September 18th...
Tuesday 27 September 2016
5:01PM GMT (1 day, 11 hours ago)
4:58PM GMT (1 day, 11 hours ago)
Dianne Winsor has notified us that Actea Jimenez, 24, of Holland’s Het Gelders Orkest, has won the Solo Timpani position in the orchestra of Bilbao, defeating 47 contenders.
3:15PM GMT (1 day, 13 hours ago)
From the classical archive, 4 December 1905: Sibelius’s first public appearance in England, conducting his symphony no 1, and Finlandia...
1:25PM GMT (1 day, 14 hours ago)
. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is given a violin lesson by 10 year old Jessica Kelly during a visit to Faith Primary School in Liverpool, where he met children taking part in the In Harmony project.
6:01AM GMT (1 day, 22 hours ago)
Black, gay and working-class, he was forgotten after his death, but his music is being revived...
Monday 26 September 2016
6:07PM GMT (2 days, 10 hours ago)
Camhi, a 25-year-old Boston University graduate student and classical musician, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2013 and, according to friends, might have been slipping on his medication.
12:15PM GMT (2 days, 16 hours ago)
Accenture has teamed up with a coder, an orchestral composer and a datavis company to put artificial intelligence (AI) and big data to music, in a project called Symphonologie.
10:15AM GMT (2 days, 18 hours ago)
The Ulster Orchestra will mark its golden anniversary with 50 pop-up performances in and around Belfast...
8:57AM GMT (2 days, 19 hours ago)
An enterprising YouTuber has shown that the minuet and trio movements from Haydn's Symphony No.47 sound the same backwards and forwards...
Saturday 24 September 2016
3:42PM GMT (4 days, 12 hours ago)
The full orchestral score for Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta The Yeomen of the Guard is being published for the first time - 128 years after it was written.
Friday 23 September 2016
7:57PM GMT (5 days, 8 hours ago)
Plans to renovate one of the most beautiful buildings in the world are being compared to performing cosmetic surgery on the Queen.
6:33PM GMT (5 days, 9 hours ago)
The Brazilian classical guitar site, Guitar Co-op, has a remarkably frank and comprehensive interview with the last of the guitar lions, the accomplished John Williams.
5:11PM GMT (5 days, 11 hours ago)
The station’s audience is too narrow. But worse, it is failing to channel the new spirit in classical music.
10:28AM GMT (5 days, 17 hours ago)
In the face of adversity and in the toughest of circumstances, music can lift the human spirit and bring people together like no other force on the planet.
10:24AM GMT (5 days, 17 hours ago)
At this month’s Classic FM Live, we asked him to share his top tip for getting the most out of practice and the piece of advice he’d give to all aspiring musicians...
10:20AM GMT (5 days, 17 hours ago)
Draft Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market is a lost opportunity to make a real difference for Europe's performers...
10:18AM GMT (5 days, 17 hours ago)
Mr Donnelly was a popular amateur music director and was involved with organisations including The Association of Irish Musical Societies and the Wexford Light Opera Society.
10:16AM GMT (5 days, 18 hours ago)
He chairs the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Board of Trustees and serves as a trustee at the Albright-Knox Gallery...
9:18AM GMT (5 days, 18 hours ago)
Fischer is a Swiss conductor highly regarded in Asia and internationally. He served as chief conductor and honorary guest conductor of Japan's Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra and is music director of the Utah Symphony Orchestra in the United States...
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