January 2017 News

February 2017 News
Jan 31, 2017 Philip Glass is 80 today
Jan 31, 2017 Detroit Symphony 2017-18 season
Jan 31, 2017 Ben Gernon announced as BBC Philharmonic Principal Guest Conductor
Jan 30, 2017 The Grange Festival announces the world premiere of a specially-commissioned orchestral version of Jonathan Dove’s Mansfield Park, commemorating the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen
Jan 30, 2017 Roberto Alagna signs long-term exclusive contract with Sony Music
Jan 29, 2017 SYMFUNNY NO.2 at the Royal Albert Hall for Parkinson’s UK – with Katie Melua, Collabro, Josh Widdicombe & Jack Dee/I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue [April 19]
Jan 29, 2017 The Barnes Music Festival 2017 / 11-26 March
Jan 28, 2017 Angela Gheorghiu … Royal Opera … Adriana Lecouvreur
Jan 28, 2017 On his new album, Jonas Kaufmann sings both solo parts of Gustav Mahler’s Song of the Earth
Jan 28, 2017 CMS awards Huw Watkins the 2016 Elise L. Stoeger Prize
Jan 28, 2017 Matthew VanBesien Quits NY Philharmonic
Jan 27, 2017 BBC Radio 3 announces 2017 International Women’s Day programming [March 8]
Jan 27, 2017 BBC Concert Orchestra announces Dobrinka Tabakova as new Composer in Residence
Jan 27, 2017 ABO Awards
Jan 27, 2017 Henry-Louis de La Grange dies aged 92
Jan 27, 2017 Bromsgrove Concerts’ guest-artist, pianist Mark Bebbington, to premiere British composer’s ‘disco-style’ work inspired by LA Club experience! [February 3]
Jan 26, 2017 Southbank Centre announces a global, future-focused 2017/18 Classical Music Season, reflecting the changing landscape of classical music
Jan 26, 2017 London Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates Vladimir Jurowski’s 10th anniversary as Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor with extensive Stravinsky series, the start of Wagner’s Ring Cycle and Enescu’s Oedipe in 2017/18 season
Jan 26, 2017 Philharmonia Orchestra announces 2017/18 London season; Esa-Pekka Salonen signs new contract
Jan 26, 2017 2017 Ernst von Siemens Music Prize awarded to Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Jan 26, 2017 Leif Ove Andsnes launches the second Rosendal Chamber Music Festival in Norway [10-13 August 2017]
Jan 25, 2017 LA Opera Announces 2017/18 Season
Jan 25, 2017 Artistic Director of London Festival of Baroque Music steps down
Jan 25, 2017 Britain’s top orchestras reach more people despite 5% cut in income, survey shows
Jan 25, 2017 Riccardo Chailly: new partnership between La Scala and Decca...
Jan 25, 2017 Classic FM launches 25th-Birthday commissions with the Royal Philharmonic Society
Jan 25, 2017 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Trinity Laban announce new partnership to help improve diversity of UK orchestral profession and create development links between orchestral sector and conservatoires
Jan 24, 2017 love: Handel festival / The Brook Street Band launches its inaugural Handel Festival, a 2-day event in Norwich, April 22-23 2017
Jan 24, 2017 UK premiere of Schoenberg's Piano Concerto for chamber orchestra to be performed on UK tour
Jan 21, 2017 Trump Reportedly Will Cut NEA and NEH
Jan 21, 2017 Nuremburg Symphony Names New Chief Conductor
Jan 21, 2017 China Plays Politics, Cancels Korean Pianist's Performance
Jan 20, 2017 Festival D’Aix-en-Provence announces full details of 69th Season [July 3-22]
Jan 20, 2017 Berlin Phil Media and Panasonic sign agreement to collaborate on technology development
Jan 20, 2017 BBC Symphony Orchestra concert tonight with Oliver Knussen is CANCELLED
Jan 19, 2017 Simon Rattle is 62 today
Jan 19, 2017 Opera Rara auction
Jan 19, 2017 Classical Music is the Business
Jan 19, 2017 Mahogany Opera Group announces schedule for Various Stages Festival 2017 [February 24]
Jan 18, 2017 The Barbican announces its 2017-18 classical music season
Jan 18, 2017 Giuseppe Mazzuca dies, 1939-2017
Jan 17, 2017 London Symphony Orchestra unveils future plans... Simon Rattle, Gruppen at Tate Modern, British composers...
Jan 16, 2017 Guildhall School presents ‘The New Librettist: The role of the writer in opera’ in partnership with The Royal Opera
Jan 16, 2017 Garsington Opera announces extended Season [June 1-July 30]
Jan 16, 2017 A workout for your creativity and a stretch for your ears [February 4...]
Jan 15, 2017 Ravenna Festival 2017
Jan 15, 2017 Juanjo Mena replaces Christoph von Dohnányi for January 26-28 BSO concerts
Jan 14, 2017 Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th-birthday spectacular [March 18]
Jan 14, 2017 Peter Sarstedt dies aged 75
Jan 14, 2017 National Symphony Orchestra to Stream Selected Concerts
Jan 13, 2017 Centre for Music plan backed by City of London Corporation
Jan 13, 2017 Houston Grand Opera’s 2017-18 Season Features Return of Strauss’s Elektra and Bellini’s Norma, World Premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon/Royce Vavrek’s The House without a Christmas Tree, First Major American Opera House Presentation of West Side Story
Jan 13, 2017 Canadian Opera Company 2017-18 Season
Jan 13, 2017 Secretary of State for Culture and Minister for Digital and Culture join Nordic ministers to launch Southbank Centre’s Nordic arts and culture programme – the largest the UK has seen
Jan 13, 2017 Birmingham Contemporary Music Group - Spring 2017 concerts
Jan 12, 2017 German Federal Chancellor attends Opening Ceremony for the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
Jan 12, 2017 Saxophonist Amy Dickson launches Take a Breath
Jan 12, 2017 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra invites you to enjoy an enhanced live listening experience; January 25 & 29 and March 30
Jan 12, 2017 Ray Chen, vibrant young violinist signs to Decca Classics
Jan 12, 2017 Warner Classics marks 10th-Anniversary of Mstislav Rostropovich's death
Jan 11, 2017 Detroit Symphony Orchestra Contract Agreement
Jan 11, 2017 New Jette Parker Young Artists announced for 2017
Jan 11, 2017 ENO announces new Head of Casting
Jan 10, 2017 Music Director Riccardo Muti and Chicago Symphony Orchestra embark on seven-city European Tour, January 13-27, including Philharmonie de Paris, Milan’s Teatro alla Scala and Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie
Jan 10, 2017 Aldeburgh Festival 2017: 9-25 June
Jan 09, 2017 The Stoller Hall: Manchester’s Newest Performance Space at Chetham’s School of Music
Jan 09, 2017 London Festival of Baroque Music: Baroque at the Edge, 12-20 May 2017, St John’s Smith Square / St Peter's Eaton Square / Westminster Abbey
Jan 09, 2017 BBC Proms launches 2017 Inspire Scheme for Young Composers aged 12-18
Jan 07, 2017 Kaufmann to Sing Lohengrin at Paris Opera
Jan 07, 2017 New Artistic and General Directors for Théâtre du Châtelet
Jan 07, 2017 Mormon Tabernacle Soprano Quits Rather than Sing for Trump
Jan 06, 2017 DSO’s Mozart Festival to include final six Symphonies, Concertos and other works with soloists from the Orchestra, Piano Sonata marathon, film screening, lectures, and more
Jan 06, 2017 Anthony Goldstone 1944-2017: A Tribute from Divine Arts Recording Group
Jan 06, 2017 Teodor Currentzis and musicAeterna to Perform Charity Concert of Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet in Aid of Gift of Life [January 14)
Jan 05, 2017 Georges Prêtre dies aged 92
Jan 05, 2017 Alfred Brendel is 86 today
Jan 05, 2017 Maurizio Pollini is 75 today
Jan 05, 2017 Artistic excellence, a global audience, and unparalleled support: The Cliburn announces new partners and collaborators, as it continues to advance classical piano music throughout the world
Jan 05, 2017 Edward Gardner renews contract with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Jan 04, 2017 Illuminating Musical Messages from Dresden
Jan 04, 2017 Aida Garifullina unveils her debut album
Jan 04, 2017 Classical Opera unveils ‘The Mozartists’ under the continued leadership of founder and conductor Ian Page
Jan 03, 2017 Philip Cannon dies aged 87
Jan 02, 2017 Anthony Goldstone dies aged 72
Jan 01, 2017 Countertenor Iestyn Davies made an MBE in the New Year Honours List
Jan 01, 2017 Professor Barry Ife awarded a Knighthood in the 2017 New Year Honours List for services to performing arts education
Jan 01, 2017 CBSO Chief Executive Stephen Maddock awarded OBE in New Year Honours 2017


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