September 2019 News

October 2019 News
Sep 30, 2019 Birtwistle returns to English National Opera as The Mask of Orpheus receives first full London staging since its premiere
Sep 30, 2019 Milton Court showcases artistic partnership between Barbican and Guildhall School in 2019/20
Sep 30, 2019 ENO Jonathan Miller Safety Curtain
Sep 30, 2019 Trinity Laban's new Fulbright Scholar Garrett Snedeker
Sep 29, 2019 Michael Stern appointed music director of Stamford Symphony (Connecticut) from 2020-21 season
Sep 29, 2019 Alfie Boe is 46 today
Sep 28, 2019 Another U.S. Orchestra CEO Resigns Suddenly
Sep 28, 2019 Key Music Critic Resigns
Sep 28, 2019 Westminster Choir College Faculty Cry Foul Play
Sep 27, 2019 Josephine Barstow is 79 today
Sep 27, 2019 Peter Sellars is 62 today
Sep 27, 2019 Sad news: tenor Francisco Casanova dies at the age of 61
Sep 27, 2019 Czech Philharmonic announces Olga Šroubková as Concertmaster
Sep 27, 2019 Sad news: Quita Chavez, Gramophone’s Editorial Manager from 1980 to 1984, and much more (Decca, CBS), has died at the age of 100 [15 May 1919-26 September 2019]
Sep 26, 2019 Barbican announces stellar cast for the reworking of Gabriel, featuring star trumpeter Alison Balsom [October 21]
Sep 26, 2019 Mark Simpson is 31 today
Sep 26, 2019 David Pyatt is 46 today
Sep 26, 2019 Sad news: the Austrian pianist Paul Badura-Skoda has died at the age of 92
Sep 26, 2019 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Names Esteban Batallán as Principal Trumpet
Sep 25, 2019 Alison Balsom announces her return to recording with Royal Fireworks
Sep 25, 2019 Having sung in the dress rehearsal, Plácido Domingo has now withdrawn from the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Verdi’s Macbeth (opens tonight) and says he will not return to the Met stage; the singer faces allegations of sexual harassment
Sep 25, 2019 Paavo Järvi makes his début as Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich on 2 October
Sep 24, 2019 Boosey & Hawkes statement: Remembering Christopher Rouse (1949-2019)
Sep 24, 2019 Gabrieli perform Purcell’s King Arthur in a new performing edition by Dr Christopher Suckling and conductor Paul McCreesh | St John’s Smith Square, 30 October 2019, 7.30pm
Sep 24, 2019 Teddy Abrams and Louisville Orchestra in 2019-20: Cross-Genre Collaborations with Jim James and Gabriel Kahane, Classics from Mahler to Sarah Kirkland Snider, Debut at Louisville’s Newest Performance Space, 5th Festival of American Music, and More
Sep 24, 2019 Changes to Hallé performers in October 2019: Sir Mark Elder withdraws
Sep 24, 2019 First ever concert of music composed live by artificial intelligence (AI), performed as it is being written, to open World Congress of Information Technology (WCIT) | Republic Square, Yerevan, Armenia | 6 October 2019, 8pm
Sep 24, 2019 Minnesota Orchestra Appoints Pianist Jon Kimura Parker as Its First-Ever Creative Partner for Summer Programming
Sep 24, 2019 Kidharmonic - Meet the Animal Orchestra Dedicated to Making Classical Music Fun and Friendly for the Under 5s
Sep 24, 2019 John Rutter is 74 today
Sep 24, 2019 Daniel Barenboim is named as the next recipient of the Konrad Adenauer prize
Sep 23, 2019 The Academy of Ancient Music appoints visual artist Emma Safe as Artist in Residence
Sep 23, 2019 Bruce Springsteen is 70 today
Sep 23, 2019 Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France (Mikko Franck, music director) names two assistant conductors: Emilia Hoving and Kornilios Michailidis
Sep 23, 2019 Rock Royalty & Keyboard Legend, Rick Wakeman Celebrates The Festive Season With Christmas Portraits
Sep 22, 2019 Sad news: Christopher Rouse dies aged 70
Sep 22, 2019 John Tomlinson is 73 today
Sep 22, 2019 Andrea Bocelli is 61 today
Sep 22, 2019 Franz Welser-Möst extends contract as Music Director of the Cleveland Orchestra to 2027
Sep 22, 2019 Nodoka Okisawa wins Besançon Conducting Competition
Sep 22, 2019 Irina Bogacheva, Russian mezzo-soprano, has died at the age of eighty: born 2 March 1939 (Leningrad), died 19 September 2019
Sep 22, 2019 Anna Tomowa-Sintow is 78 today
Sep 21, 2019 Juanjo Mena is 54 today
Sep 21, 2019 Philly Orch Adds a New Layer to the Executive Branch
Sep 20, 2019 Oslo Philharmonic and Vasily Petrenko celebrate the orchestra’s centenary at the Barbican Centre (22 October 2019)
Sep 20, 2019 Decca Records Launches Bursary... and takes on The Three Peaks Challenge!
Sep 20, 2019 Jane Manning is 81 today
Sep 20, 2019 John Harle is 63 today
Sep 19, 2019 Guildhall School of Music & Drama and The Royal Opera announce Oliver Leith as new Doctoral Composer-in-Residence 2019-2022
Sep 19, 2019 Alpesh Chauhan becomes Patron of UK charity Awards for Young Musicians
Sep 19, 2019 Arthur Wills is 93 today
Sep 19, 2019 Roger Norrington has been awarded the 2019 International Heinrich-Schütz-Preis
Sep 19, 2019 Trinity Laban Junior Fellows
Sep 18, 2019 Music by Royal Academy of Music composers to flow through the trees in The Regent’s Park
Sep 18, 2019 Record-breaking research grants awarded to the Royal College of Music
Sep 18, 2019 Anna Netrebko is 48 today
Sep 18, 2019 With immediate effect, Simon Woods, Chief Executive of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, has resigned
Sep 18, 2019 Orchestre Métropolitain (Montreal) renews Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s contract – For Life
Sep 17, 2019 Iestyn Davies awarded Wigmore Medal at 40th birthday concert
Sep 17, 2019 The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge release Magnificat on 25 October 2019, showcasing the Evening Canticles they sing on a daily basis
Sep 17, 2019 DEEP8MINIMALISM 2.0 weekend at Southbank Centre
Sep 17, 2019 Praemium Imperiale Awards 2019
Sep 16, 2019 Britten Weekend explores Britten’s relationship with Russia | Friday 18 - Sunday 20 October
Sep 16, 2019 Wiener Staatsoper: Safety Curtain 2019/2020 by Martha Jungwirth, edition and special exhibition
Sep 16, 2019 ENDGAME - James Lisney, piano | A series of concerts in the UK and Europe
Sep 16, 2019 Lisa Tregale appointed Director of the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales
Sep 16, 2019 Daniel Hyde to give first concerts as Director of Music at King’s College, Cambridge
Sep 16, 2019 Jonathan Biss | Beethoven Piano Sonatas
Sep 16, 2019 François-Xavier Roth appointed artistic director of Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing
Sep 16, 2019 Iestyn Davies is 40 today
Sep 15, 2019 Jessye Norman is 74 today
Sep 14, 2019 Daniil Trifonov’s 2019-20 Highlights Include Third DG Rachmaninov Album with Philadelphia Orchestra and New Artistic Residency with New York Philharmonic
Sep 14, 2019 Baltimore Musicians Reject Both of Management's Offers
Sep 14, 2019 More Accusations Against Domingo
Sep 14, 2019 BBC Proms 2019 draws to a close
Sep 14, 2019 Martyn Hill is 75 today
Sep 14, 2019 Kevin O'Hare is 54 today
Sep 13, 2019 Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel return for a Barbican residency in November, with soloists Yuja Wang and Herbie Hancock, four premieres plus an open rehearsal with 100 young musicians
Sep 13, 2019 Malcolm Lowe Announces Retirement from Concertmaster Position at the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Sep 13, 2019 Wigmore Hall’s 2019/20 season opens tonight and continues with a wide-reaching year of extraordinary concerts and events
Sep 13, 2019 Lyric Opera of Chicago: Enrique Mazzola to succeed Sir Andrew Davis as music director when the latter steps down at the end of the 2020-21 season following two decades
Sep 12, 2019 Russian Mikhail Timoshenko, wins top prize at the 2019 Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera International Song Competition
Sep 12, 2019 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra joins China Philharmonic Orchestra for global arts project
Sep 12, 2019 Hans Zimmer is 62 today
Sep 12, 2019 Aurora Orchestra announces 2019/20 Season
Sep 12, 2019 London Handel Festival 2020 - Handel and the Hanoverians
Sep 12, 2019 The London Symphony Orchestra celebrates 20 years of LSO Live with a new initiative that brings its 2019/20 season to Apple Music
Sep 12, 2019 NYO
Sep 12, 2019 Orchestras for All launches this year’s Modulo Programme helping teachers to establish inclusive music ensembles
Sep 12, 2019 Michael Tilson Thomas and New World Symphony Present 100th WALLCAST® Concert and First in 4K Ultra-High-Definition, October 12
Sep 12, 2019 Opera North
Sep 12, 2019 Arcadian Opera gains Arts Council funding for their production of Gounod's Romeo & Juliet
Sep 12, 2019 American Composers Orchestra Announces Two New Board Members
Sep 11, 2019 BBC National Orchestra of Wales announce Ryan Bancroft as new Principal Conductor
Sep 11, 2019 English National Opera kicks off the 19/20 season with Gluck’s Orpheus and Eurydice
Sep 11, 2019 Arvo Pärt is 84 today
Sep 11, 2019 Get your 8 hours of sleep... at the Great Wall of China with MAX RICHTER
Sep 11, 2019 Orchestra Hall centennial: Celebrate 100th anniversary of DSO's home with special programming, a new commemorative book, and more
Sep 11, 2019 Houston Grand Opera announces new contract agreements with three unions
Sep 11, 2019 Judith Howarth is 57 today
Sep 11, 2019 Catherine Bott is 67 today
Sep 10, 2019 Fabio Luisi Leads First of Five Programs in Inaugural Season as Music Director Designate of Dallas Symphony (Sep 12–15)
Sep 10, 2019 Thomas Allen is 75 today
Sep 10, 2019 David Pountney is 72 today
Sep 10, 2019 BBC Radio 3 Autumn/Winter programming
Sep 09, 2019 English National Opera launches talent development scheme to help find future opera critics
Sep 09, 2019 Kansas City Symphony Signs Music Director Michael Stern through 2023, Will Honor Stern with Laureate Title
Sep 09, 2019 New York Philharmonic: Oklahoma State University Residency
Sep 09, 2019 Topol is 84 today
Sep 08, 2019 Christoph von Dohnányi is 90 today
Sep 07, 2019 Wigmore Hall Beethoven Festival Weekend 14-15 Sept
Sep 07, 2019 62nd Busoni Piano Competition
Sep 07, 2019 Dallas Drops Domingo
Sep 07, 2019 When MTT Exits San Francisco, So Does His Secret Weapon
Sep 07, 2019 Angela Gheorghiu is 54 today
Sep 07, 2019 Jean-Yves Thibaudet is 58 today
Sep 07, 2019 National Symphony Hires More New Players--16 in Three Years
Sep 07, 2019 Riccardo Muti Opens 10th Season as Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director
Sep 07, 2019 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: The Queen of Spades
Sep 06, 2019 Edward Gardner extends contract with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra until 2023
Sep 06, 2019 Nelson Freire records Encores for his 75th-Birthday [Decca]
Sep 06, 2019 Marin Alsop to open her first season as Chief Conductor of the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, 24 October
Sep 06, 2019 Composer DUSTIN O'HALLORAN signs to Deutsche Grammophon
Sep 06, 2019 The Royal Opera and Candoco Dance Company present the world premiere of a new adaptation of Shaun Tan’s The Lost Thing in the Linbury Theatre this Christmas
Sep 06, 2019 Joan Tower is 81 today
Sep 06, 2019 The New York Philharmonic and Music Director Jaap van Zweden Announce New Members of the Orchestra
Sep 06, 2019 The Hallé open their 2019/20 season
Sep 05, 2019 Soprano Chen Reiss's 2019-20 season focuses on Beethoven with AAM concert and recording, Leonore and Fidelio at Vienna Staatsoper
Sep 05, 2019 Jonathan Biss, Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Wigmore Hall, September 28 2019-June 25 2020
Sep 05, 2019 Louise Jeffreys to become Deputy Chair of ENO
Sep 05, 2019 The Ralph Vaughan Williams Society announces a British Composer Song Prize in conjunction with Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera Int. Song Competition
Sep 05, 2019 The Sixteen announces its 2020 season
Sep 05, 2019 Werner Herzog is 77 today
Sep 04, 2019 Leif Ove Andsnes returns to Grieg, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Piano Concerto’s premiere
Sep 04, 2019 Semyon Bychkov & Czech Philharmonic - BBC Proms & 2019-20 New Season
Sep 04, 2019 This Month, Opera Philadelphia Launches Season with Citywide Festival O19 (Sep 18–29): Two World Premieres, Two Company Premieres, Young Artist Showcase, and Special Celebration, Plus Free Open-Air HD Screening and Pop-Up Cabaret Series
Sep 04, 2019 Nicholas Jackson is 85 today
Sep 04, 2019 Virtuoso American trumpeter, Paul Merkelo
Sep 04, 2019 Athens Philharmonic Makes Carnegie Hall Debut | October 10, 2019 at 8:00PM
Sep 03, 2019 Stephen Fry joins the Academy of Ancient Music to open 2019/20 season
Sep 03, 2019 Jonathan Nott & Tokyo SO 2020/21 Season
Sep 03, 2019 Beethoven 2020 - DG launches 250th anniversary campaign with Beethoven-Haus Bonn
Sep 03, 2019 Last Night of the Proms | The Guilty Feminist
Sep 03, 2019 New co-concertmaster for Philharmonia Orchestra
Sep 03, 2019 Paavo Järvi named Conductor of the Year by Opus Klassik
Sep 02, 2019 The Royal Opera House 2019/20 Cinema Season announcing 13 world-class productions broadcast live from London’s Covent Garden to 600 cinemas across the UK
Sep 02, 2019 Oxford Lieder Festival: Tales of Beyond – Magic, Myths and Mortals
Sep 02, 2019 David Blake is 83 today
Sep 02, 2019 Paul Goodwin is 63 today
Sep 01, 2019 Leonard Slatkin is 75 today
Sep 01, 2019 Barry Gibb is 73 today
Sep 01, 2019 Seiji Ozawa is 84 today

 

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