March 2019 News

April 2019 News
Mar 31, 2019 Christopher Hampson is 45 today
Mar 31, 2019 Tess Knighton is 62 today
Mar 31, 2019 Five singers named winners of the 2019 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions
Mar 30, 2019 Chicago Cancels Another Week as Strike Drags On
Mar 30, 2019 Marin Alsop to Chair 2021 Van Cliburn Jury
Mar 30, 2019 Alice Tully Hall, April 2, Piotr Anderszewski cancels
Mar 30, 2019 Judge Dismisses Some of Levine's Claims Against Met Opera
Mar 30, 2019 Margaret Fingerhut is 64 today
Mar 30, 2019 Universal Music Announces Shakeup at the Top
Mar 30, 2019 NJ Attorney General Throws Wrench in Works of Westminster College Sale
Mar 30, 2019 Norah Jones is 40 today
Mar 29, 2019 JoAnn Falletta Named 2019 Classical Woman of the Year by American Public Media's Performance Today
Mar 29, 2019 Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra tours to five countries in South America for the first time
Mar 29, 2019 Opera North's residency programme for BAME music-makers returns, April & May 2019
Mar 29, 2019 This Spring, Alisa Weilerstein Tours Transfigured Nights Chamber Program in the U.S., Plays Solo Bach in Berkeley, Guangzhou, Paris and Hamburg
Mar 29, 2019 Gareth Malone and Opera Holland Park Community Chorus reunite for International Opera Awards 2019
Mar 29, 2019 BCMG to premiere new work by Robert Reid Allan inspired by school P.E. lessons in cross-genre collaboration with filmmaker Sasha Balmazi-Owen and actor/dancer/singer Richard Court
Mar 29, 2019 Rosalind Plowright OBE Celebrates her 70th birthday the day after opening at Covent Garden
Mar 29, 2019 The Royal Opera presents SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill in the Linbury Theatre
Mar 29, 2019 The Royal Opera presents A Man of Good Hope in the Linbury Theatre
Mar 29, 2019 Vangelis is 76 today
Mar 29, 2019 John Suchet is 75 today
Mar 29, 2019 Lang Lang makes history
Mar 29, 2019 There is no Planet B
Mar 29, 2019 Breaking the Waves
Mar 29, 2019 Naxos: The Music of Brazil
Mar 29, 2019 Christophe Rousset records the first book of toccatas by Girolamo Frescobaldi, the first great composer for the harpsichord
Mar 29, 2019 Decca Classics announce details of soprano Lise Davidsen's debut record
Mar 29, 2019 Violinist, Linus Roth named as New Intendant of Schwäbischer Frühling Music Festival / Recording News
Mar 28, 2019 Carl Nielsen International Competition 2019 Finalists
Mar 28, 2019 PLAY THE MILE for 100 days from 18 May - 25 August
Mar 28, 2019 Two musician appointments to the RSNO
Mar 28, 2019 Garsington Opera's acclaimed Falstaff to reach global audience
Mar 28, 2019 HANDEL REMIXED by Festival Voices at the London Handel Festival 12.04.19
Mar 28, 2019 Houston Chamber Choir Releases CD of Duruflé: Complete Choral Works on Apr. 5 on British Label Signum Records
Mar 27, 2019 Edinburgh International Festival 2019 Programme Announced
Mar 27, 2019 The Sixteen and Harry Christophers CBE give world premiere of Sir James MacMillan’s Symphony No.5 Le grand inconnu at Edinburgh International Festival
Mar 27, 2019 Return of Impressionist-Inspired La bohème Closes Opera Philadelphia’s 2018-19 Season at Academy of Music
Mar 27, 2019 George Bruell appointed to HarrisonParrott
Mar 27, 2019 Maria Ewing is 69 today
Mar 26, 2019 DSO and Interlochen announce summer concert and residency, July 24-28
Mar 26, 2019 RSNO follow the leader for Beethoven programme; Sharon Roffman to direct forthcoming Beethoven Five concerts
Mar 26, 2019 The Academy of Ancient Music and The Space release new film exploring the craft of an artisan cello maker
Mar 26, 2019 London Festival of Baroque Music 2019: Crossing the Border 10-18 May 2019
Mar 26, 2019 Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning wins National Creative Learning Award’s SEND Achievement for its work with The Garden School
Mar 25, 2019 Victor Hochhauser dies aged 95
Mar 25, 2019 New sub-label for Resonus Classics announced as home of Alamire
Mar 25, 2019 Scott Walker dies aged 76
Mar 25, 2019 Humphrey Burton is 88 today
Mar 25, 2019 Elton John is 72 today
Mar 23, 2019 Michael Nyman is 75 today
Mar 23, 2019 La Scala Returns Saudi $$$; Pereira Manages to Keep His Job
Mar 23, 2019 Seattle Opera Hires New General Director
Mar 23, 2019 Robert Spano to Fort Worth and Some Interesting Coincidences
Mar 23, 2019 Sequeira Costa dies aged 89
Mar 22, 2019 Britten-Pears Foundation and Snape Maltings announce their intention to merge to become the Benjamin Britten Foundation
Mar 22, 2019 2019 Elgar Festival will Celebrate Centenary of the Composer's Cello Concerto
Mar 22, 2019 Stephen Sondheim is 89 today
Mar 22, 2019 Fanny Waterman is 99 today
Mar 22, 2019 Andrew Lloyd Webber is 71 today
Mar 22, 2019 Christopher Wheeldon is 46 today
Mar 22, 2019 Alan Opie is 74 today
Mar 22, 2019 Roger Whittaker is 83 today
Mar 22, 2019 George Benson is 76 today
Mar 22, 2019 Opera Rara release the world première recording of Donizetti's L'Ange de Nisida today
Mar 22, 2019 The Royal Opera presents Henze’s astonishing final opera Phaedra
Mar 22, 2019 Ludovico Einaudi
Mar 21, 2019 The Hallé announces the Siemens Hallé International Conductors Competition
Mar 21, 2019 Royal Birmingham Conservatoire & Naxos
Mar 21, 2019 Philharmonia explores Weimar Berlin 100 years on
Mar 20, 2019 Pärnu Music Festival: 15-21 July
Mar 20, 2019 Vera Lynn is 102 today
Mar 20, 2019 Berliner Festspiele: MaerzMusik – Festival for Time Issues from 22 to 31 March 2019
Mar 20, 2019 Open letter from Issie Barratt & Gary Carpenter to Alan Davey, Controller, Radio 3: Don’t Cut BBC Late Junction and Jazz Now
Mar 20, 2019 Ian Page and The Mozartists present the UK premiere of Gluck’s Bauci e Filemone and Orfeo at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, May 29 & 31
Mar 19, 2019 Lincoln Center Announces 2019 Mostly Mozart Festival
Mar 19, 2019 Verbier Festival 2019
Mar 19, 2019 Royal Scottish National Orchestra 2019:20 Season announced
Mar 19, 2019 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Launches 2019/20 Season
Mar 19, 2019 The White Crow: Ralph Fiennes and David Hare probes intense drama of ballet superstar Rudolf Nureyev’s defection from the Soviet Union
Mar 18, 2019 New Jette Parker Young Artists Announced for 2019/20 Season
Mar 18, 2019 Nicholas Snowman is 75 today
Mar 17, 2019 John Lill is 75 today
Mar 17, 2019 Franco Buitoni Award 2019
Mar 16, 2019 Zeffirelli, Netrebko Help Resuscitate Verona Summer Opera Fest
Mar 16, 2019 Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Strike
Mar 16, 2019 John Corigliano is 81 today
Mar 16, 2019 Elise L. Stoeger Prize Awarded to Composer Marc-André Dalbavie
Mar 16, 2019 Roger Norrington is 85 today
Mar 16, 2019 Teresa Berganza is 84 today
Mar 15, 2019 Frankfurt Radio Symphony Concert Season 2019/20: Creating - Illuminating - Awakening
Mar 15, 2019 The Verbier Festival enters 26th year: 17 days, 56 concerts, over 75 international artists and 200 young musicians
Mar 15, 2019 First authorised dance production of TS Eliot's Four Quartets receives its European premiere at the Barbican
Mar 15, 2019 Martin Kohlstedt is set to release a bold, improvisational collaboration with the 70 person GewandhausChor
Mar 14, 2019 Quincy Jones is 86 today
Mar 14, 2019 Four Avery Fisher Career Grants Awarded for 2019
Mar 14, 2019 Academy of St Martin in the Fields perform through the night at Tate Modern on 12 April
Mar 14, 2019 Guildhall School of Music & Drama appoints Peter Moore as Professor of Trombone
Mar 14, 2019 The London Piano Festival announces its 2019 programme, featuring Jonathan Dove world premiere and the annual Two-Piano Marathon
Mar 14, 2019 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Samson et Dalila
Mar 13, 2019 Merce Cunningham Centennial at the Barbican
Mar 13, 2019 The Academy of Ancient Music and Richard Egarr perform and record new edition of Handel’s Brockes Passion | 19 April 2019, Barbican Centre
Mar 13, 2019 Susanna Mälkki is 50 today
Mar 13, 2019 Auditions for Richard Tucker Music Foundation’s Annual Grants to Young American Singers; April 2 & 3 at 92 Street Y
Mar 13, 2019 Cheltenham Music Festival celebrates 75th Anniversary in 2019 | Inaugural Festival programmed by Artistic Director Alison Balsom
Mar 13, 2019 Lionel Friend is 74 today
Mar 12, 2019 BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Weekend returns to Saffron Hall for series of top-level broadcast concerts with Mark Simpson and friends, 26 & 27 April 2019
Mar 12, 2019 Philadelphia Orchestra
Mar 12, 2019 DSO launches new Sight & Sound chamber recital series at Wasserman Projects, and reprises popular Rush Hour Recitals this spring
Mar 12, 2019 Houston Grand Opera Announces the highly anticipated 2019–20 HGO Studio Artists
Mar 11, 2019 BCMG appoints Seb Huckle as Executive Director
Mar 11, 2019 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change: Dialogues des Carmélites
Mar 10, 2019 DSO announces significant new support for its African-American music and musician programs at 41st annual Classical Roots Concert and Celebration
Mar 09, 2019 Michael Gielen dies aged 91
Mar 09, 2019 Muti to CSO Board: I am with the musicians
Mar 09, 2019 La Scala Gets $$$ from Saudis in Exchange for Board Seat & More
Mar 09, 2019 The Philly O in 2019-20: Here Come the Women
Mar 09, 2019 Orchestra Pits Everywhere Threatened by High Court Ruling
Mar 09, 2019 Frank Gehry's 90th Birthday Party: An Eyewitness Account
Mar 09, 2019 John Cale is 77 today
Mar 09, 2019 Till Fellner is 47 today
Mar 08, 2019 Leipzig celebrates 200th birthday of musician Clara Schumann in 2019 with innovative CLARA19 project
Mar 08, 2019 Three leading classical organizations announce new initiative to support the development of female conductors industry-wide
Mar 08, 2019 WQXR Commemorates International Women’s Day With 24-Hour Marathon of All-Women Composers
Mar 08, 2019 Recorded for the first time: The Lost Women of Music celebrates icons of the Suffrage movement
Mar 08, 2019 The Kirckman Concert Society announces Kirckman Young Artists for 2019-20
Mar 08, 2019 Di Xiao
Mar 08, 2019 Irek Mukhamedov is 59 today
Mar 08, 2019 Lynn Seymour is 80 today
Mar 07, 2019 The 13th English Music Festival, 24th - 27th May, welcomes back the BBC Concert Orchestra to Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire
Mar 07, 2019 Jacques Loussier dies aged 84
Mar 07, 2019 Michael Chance is 64 today
Mar 07, 2019 Clive Gillinson is 73 today
Mar 07, 2019 Houston Grand Opera announces contract extension with Local 51 union members
Mar 06, 2019 Kiri Te Kanawa is 75 today
Mar 06, 2019 Die Meistersinger - Fulham Opera - Greenwood Theatre, 9-17 August 2019
Mar 06, 2019 His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales explores the Royal College of Music building development and hears the first performance in one of the new spaces`
Mar 06, 2019 LSO Futures
Mar 06, 2019 Let your kids go wild behind the scenes at the Royal Opera House
Mar 05, 2019 Peter Hurford dies aged 88
Mar 05, 2019 Barry Tuckwell is 88 today
Mar 05, 2019 Anthony Hedges is 88 today
Mar 05, 2019 The Sixteen celebrates its 40th Anniversary on its annual Choral Pilgrimage: An Enduring Voice, April – October 2019
Mar 04, 2019 Bernard Haitink is 90 today
Mar 04, 2019 London Philharmonic tour of Asia
Mar 04, 2019 BBC's Ten Pieces, Hans Zimmer commissioned
Mar 04, 2019 20 singers from 15 countries announced for BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019
Mar 04, 2019 Jan Garbarek is 72 today
Mar 04, 2019 Ralph Kirshbaum is 73 today
Mar 04, 2019 Longborough Festival Opera 2019
Mar 03, 2019 Tony Hall is 68 today
Mar 03, 2019 Launch of renewed Winterreise resource
Mar 02, 2019 John Tusa is 83 today
Mar 02, 2019 President of Segerstrom Center Exits Abruptly
Mar 01, 2019 Decca Records 90
Mar 01, 2019 Aurora Orchestra, March 29 concert, scheduled night of Brexit
Mar 01, 2019 Thomas Adès is 48 today
Mar 01, 2019 Harry Belafonte is 92 today

 

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