All 2017 News

May 24, 2017 Steven Isserlis receives the 2017 Glashütte Original Music Festival Award
May 24, 2017 The Queen's Medal for Music 2016 / Nicola Benedetti
May 24, 2017 Orchestra Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker Is Renamed Karajan Academy
May 22, 2017 London Festival of Baroque Music 2018 welcomes Sébastien Daucé as Guest Artistic Director
May 22, 2017 Footy to Verdi boys to sing at Wembley on Saturday
May 22, 2017 Russian Sensation, soprano Albina Shagimuratova in role debut as Aspasia in Mozart’s Mitridate, re di Ponto
May 21, 2017 Max Harrison dies aged 87
May 21, 2017 Operadagen Rotterdam pushes frontiers and brings opera closer
May 20, 2017 Fort Worth Symphony Chief Resigns
May 20, 2017 Carnegie Hall to Honor Mega-philanthropist Adrienne Arsht
May 20, 2017 55th Besançon International Competition for Young Conductors
May 20, 2017 Met Opera B.O. Figures Marginally Better
May 19, 2017 Royal Albert Hall Celebrates 150 Years launching Memories Project
May 19, 2017 Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonies 1–9 on vinyl
May 19, 2017 2017 Edinburgh International Festival Portraits
May 18, 2017 Becoming a Lied singer: Thomas Quasthoff and the art of German Song [BBC Four, July 7]
May 18, 2017 Francesco Tristano signs exclusively to Sony Classical / New album featuring Chilly Gonzales to be released September 2017
May 17, 2017 The Barbican announces 2018 season: The Art of Change
May 15, 2017 Andrew Litton appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra
May 15, 2017 Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Martin Fröst, Thomas Dausgaard
May 15, 2017 Nordic Music Days festival comes to the UK for the first time, at Southbank Centre
May 14, 2017 Leonard Bernstein at 100
May 14, 2017 International search begins for team to design landmark Centre for Music in London
May 14, 2017 Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and Sakari Oramo return to BBC Proms
May 14, 2017 Norma Procter dies aged 89
May 14, 2017 Eurovision Song Contest 2017: Portugal wins in Kiev, May 13
May 13, 2017 Juilliard Names New President
May 13, 2017 Dorothy Dorow dies aged 86
May 12, 2017 125 years of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / 2017/18 Season announced: 4 October 2017–9 May 2018
May 12, 2017 Rebecca Allen promoted to President of Decca Records Group UK
May 10, 2017 Winners announced of Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards
May 10, 2017 Celebrity chef Mike Robinson and Champagne Gosset to create new gastronomic dining experience for The Grange Festival
May 10, 2017 Philharmonia Orchestra/Esa-Pekka Salonen, Virtual Reality, PlayStation, Southbank Centre
May 10, 2017 BBC National Orchestra & Chorus of Wales announces their 2017-2018 season
May 09, 2017 BBC Singers announce Sofi Jeannin as new Chief Conductor
May 09, 2017 Cadogan Hall presents its eleventh Zurich International Orchestra Series in 2017-18
May 08, 2017 International Opera Awards 2017: Winners
May 08, 2017 Elbphilharmonie Hamburg unveils 2017/18 season
May 08, 2017 Baritone Josep-Ramon Olivé wins the 2017 Gold Medal
May 07, 2017 Keith Harvey dies aged 79
May 07, 2017 Gordon Langford dies aged 86
May 06, 2017 Orchestra of St. Luke's Names Heras-Casado's Successor
May 06, 2017 Washington National Opera Executive Director Resigns
May 06, 2017 Key BAM Executive to Step Down
May 06, 2017 Pacific Symphony Hires Its Own Music Critic
May 04, 2017 Young composers, Classic FM, Royal Philharmonic Society
May 04, 2017 Berliner Philharmoniker: Information on the 2017/2018 Season
May 04, 2017 BBC Radio 3, Womad [27-30 July]
May 04, 2017 »Passion« – The Bamberg Symphony’s 2017/2018 Season
May 04, 2017 British bass Brindley Sherratt to sing the role of the Baron in Der Rosenkavalier for the first time
May 03, 2017 Acclaimed Nutcracker ballet dances into the Royal Albert Hall this Christmas
May 03, 2017 In Final Weeks as NY Phil Music Director, Alan Gilbert Conducts Salonen NY Premiere, Wagner, & Mahler; Celebrates Music’s Power to Unite Across Borders This Spring
May 03, 2017 Glyndebourne: Plans for biggest capital investment since new opera house
May 03, 2017 Edinburgh International Festival’s Art of Listening reaches new heights as it goes Down Under
May 03, 2017 The Royal Opera – Cast amendments for Don Carlo – Ludovic Tézier & Krassimira Stoyanova withdraw
May 03, 2017 Glyndebourne: Education and outreach
May 02, 2017 Murray Perahia is announced as new patron of the Leeds International Piano Competition as applications open for a much-enhanced event in 2018
May 02, 2017 Major new international singing competition launched by Glyndebourne
May 02, 2017 Glyndebourne Festival 2018
May 02, 2017 Fifty years of the Glyndebourne Tour in 2018
May 02, 2017 Valery Gergiev is 64 today
May 01, 2017 Endrik Wottrich dies aged 52
Apr 30, 2017 The Pärnu Music Festival [10-17 August 2017]
Apr 30, 2017 Arod Quartet signs to Erato
Apr 29, 2017 Kathleen Battle Story Fraudster Will Go to Jail
Apr 29, 2017 Claire Chase Wins $100,000 Avery Fisher Prize
Apr 29, 2017 Weill Hall West Gets a New Exec Director
Apr 28, 2017 Shortlist Announced for 2017 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition
Apr 28, 2017 Star-studded line-up for the BBC at Hay Festival 2017
Apr 28, 2017 Oliver Knussen CBE awarded the ISM’s Distinguished Musician Award 2016
Apr 28, 2017 Southbank Centre weekend of free new music [July 7-9]
Apr 27, 2017 English National Opera announces 2017/18 season
Apr 27, 2017 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra announces its 2017-18 Season
Apr 27, 2017 Olga Hegedus dies aged 96
Apr 27, 2017 Nona Liddell dies aged 89
Apr 26, 2017 Max Richter signs to Decca Publishing
Apr 26, 2017 Menuhin Competition in Geneva, 12-22 April 2018
Apr 26, 2017 BBC Radio 3 nails 95 Pieces to the schedule for Reformation anniversary focus
Apr 25, 2017 Garsington Opera, over 180 people perform in Roxanna Panufnik's Silver Birch
Apr 25, 2017 Sukanya, an opera by Ravi Shankar
Apr 24, 2017 Lennox Mackenzie, sub-leader and former Chairman of the London Symphony Orchestra, awarded prestigious RPS/ABO Salomon Prize for orchestral musicians
Apr 24, 2017 Longborough Festival Opera announces 2018 season
Apr 23, 2017 Statement regarding Opera North Music Director
Apr 22, 2017 Aurora Orchestra deepens journey into memorised performance with three symphonies By Heart in 2017
Apr 22, 2017 Michael Finnissy appointed Composer in Residence at St John’s College Cambridge
Apr 22, 2017 Opera North Music Director Is Out. Immediately.
Apr 22, 2017 Sydney Symphony CEO Exits for Top Job at Opera Australia
Apr 22, 2017 Speranza Scappucci Named Principal Conductor, Opéra Royal, Liège
Apr 21, 2017 English National Opera and Grange Park Opera announce partnership
Apr 21, 2017 BBC National Orchestra of Wales presents relaxed performances in Cardiff and at the BBC Proms
Apr 21, 2017 Official Opening of The Stoller Hall: Manchester’s Newest Performance Space at Chetham’s School of Music
Apr 20, 2017 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Cadogan Hall 2017-18 Season
Apr 20, 2017 Erato records Berlioz's Les Troyens, with Joyce DiDonato
Apr 20, 2017 Royal Opera Cast Amendments – L'elisir d'amore (Rolando Villazón withdraws) & Mitridate, re di Ponto (Anett Fritsch withdraws)
Apr 20, 2017 BBC Proms 2017: the world’s largest classical music festival reaches new audiences with a Relaxed Prom, ‘Water Music’ in Hull and an array of young artists
Apr 19, 2017 Murray Perahia is 70 today
Apr 19, 2017 Garsington Opera screenings on beaches, riverbanks and parks
Apr 18, 2017 The Guildhall School of Music & Drama presents a residency by the Shanghai Grand Theatre Arts Group
Apr 18, 2017 Richard Tucker Music Foundation Names Soprano Nadine Sierra as Winner of 2017 Richard Tucker Award
Apr 15, 2017 Lincoln Center Hires New Head of PR
Apr 15, 2017 Du Yun Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Angel's Bone
Apr 15, 2017 New Director of Artistic Planning for Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Apr 14, 2017 The Metropolitan Opera Celebrates its 50th Anniversary at Lincoln Center with a Special Gala Performance Featuring Met Opera Stars
Apr 11, 2017 Handel's Ariodante, May 16 at Barbican Centre, Alice Coote replaces Joyce DiDonato
Apr 11, 2017 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic 2017-18 Season
Apr 11, 2017 ​​Applications open for Glyndebourne’s next Young Composer-in-Residence
Apr 10, 2017 National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (NYO) musicians to premiere new piece by Principal Composer Lauren Marshall in The Morgan Stanley Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show, designed by Chris Beardshaw
Apr 08, 2017 Marilyn Horne Gets Her Very Own Museum
Apr 08, 2017 Out of a Sow's Ear, a Silk Purse: The Barenboim-Said Akademie
Apr 08, 2017 Why I Miss Pierre Boulez
Apr 07, 2017 Investec Opera Holland Park announces 2018 season
Apr 07, 2017 DSO ... Defiant Requiem ... Prisoners who performed Verdi's Requiem at Nazi concentration camp
Apr 07, 2017 Boston Symphony Orchestra announces new violinist
Apr 06, 2017 The Royal Opera & The Royal Ballet announce their 2017-18 Seasons
Apr 06, 2017 Four Matthew Taylor works to premiere in May and June
Apr 05, 2017 Shortlists Announced for the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards
Apr 05, 2017 The Guildhall School announces finalists for its most prestigious prize: the Gold Medal
Apr 05, 2017 Fifth Easter Festival of the Berliner Philharmoniker in Baden-Baden opens with Tosca / Simon Rattle makes his Tosca debut, guest conducting engagements with Kirill Petrenko & Zubin Mehta and appearances by Pinchas Zukerman & Lisa Batiashvili
Apr 05, 2017 The Royal College of Music announces its summer season with the launch of a three-year Harlem Quartet residency
Apr 05, 2017 Behzod Abduraimov / London Symphony Orchestra / Trafalgar Square / BMW [May 21]
Apr 04, 2017 DSO opens Competition for Elaine Lebenbom Memorial Award for female composers
Apr 03, 2017 Orchestra director runs London Marathon for charity
Apr 03, 2017 ISM award schools for their commitment to music
Apr 01, 2017 The Ave Sol choir presents the world's most popular opera arias as never heard before
Apr 01, 2017 The Piano Guys release album So Far, So Good & team up with Sir Cliff Richard on single It's Gonna Be Okay
Apr 01, 2017 A chance commission for John Adams
Apr 01, 2017 Gail Samuel Named Acting President/CEO of LA Philharmonic
Apr 01, 2017 Met Opera Loses Two Key PR Staffers
Mar 31, 2017 Southwell Music Festival
Mar 30, 2017 Philharmonia Orchestra ... Jakub Hrůša & Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Mar 30, 2017 Evgeny Kissin joins the Keyboard Charitable Trust as a Trustee
Mar 30, 2017 Season announcement 2017/18 Orchestre symphonique de Montréal & Kent Nagano
Mar 29, 2017 The New York Philharmonic Presents Leonard Bernstein’s Marked Mahler Score to the Vienna Philharmonic
Mar 28, 2017 The Royal Opera and Shubbak Festival
Mar 28, 2017 Honens & Jon Kimura Parker
Mar 28, 2017 Philharmonia Orchestra awarded Help Musicians UK grant for Instrumental Fellowship Programme
Mar 28, 2017 Spit and Polish ... Punk Anthems performed as Operatic Arias, The Anarchy Arias ... Inspired by Sex Pistols' Glen Matlock
Mar 28, 2017 Sam Lee’s SINGING WITH NIGHTINGALES
Mar 27, 2017 The Guildhall School of Music & Drama announces its summer 2017 season
Mar 27, 2017 Chairman of the National Trust and Post Office, Tim Parker, joins The Grange Festival’s Board of Trustees
Mar 27, 2017 Shakespeare’s Globe and Glyndebourne collaborate on one-off Hamlet event
Mar 27, 2017 Tudor Mass experience created in chapel visited by Henry VIII, for the first time in nearly 500 years
Mar 26, 2017 Louis Frémaux dies aged 95
Mar 25, 2017 Jessye Norman to Exit Her Grand Estate, Auction Its Contents
Mar 25, 2017 Capitole Opera Cancels Ernani When Lead Tenor Arrested
Mar 25, 2017 A Conservative Who Strongly Supports the NEA
Mar 25, 2017 Indianapolis Symphony Sued for Age Discrimination
Mar 25, 2017 Leonard Slatkin Receives Award for Cultural Diplomacy in Italy
Mar 24, 2017 Lichfield Festival 2017
Mar 22, 2017 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra awarded a grant by national funder Youth Music to support its programme for special schools
Mar 22, 2017 Guildhall Creative Entrepreneurs Scheme opens applications for 2017/2018
Mar 22, 2017 Ivan Ilić signs to Chandos Records
Mar 21, 2017 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Launches 2017/18 Season
Mar 21, 2017 Iceland Symphony Orchestra appoints Osmo Vänskä as its Honorary Conductor
Mar 21, 2017 Thomas Adès launches three-year Britten Sinfonia Beethoven Symphony Cycle
Mar 20, 2017 Dame Vera Lynn is 100 today
Mar 20, 2017 The Earl of Wessex, Patron of Chetham’s School of Music to open The Stoller Hall: Manchester’s newest performance space
Mar 20, 2017 Sally Cavender awarded RPS Leslie Boosey Award
Mar 20, 2017 Bampton Classical Opera 2017
Mar 20, 2017 John Joubert is 90 today
Mar 19, 2017 Chuck Berry dies aged 90
Mar 19, 2017 Six Young Singers Named 2017 Winners of America’s Most Prestigious Vocal Competition, The Metropolitan Opera’s National Council Auditions
Mar 18, 2017 Gok Wan Number 1
Mar 18, 2017 Trump's Budget Would Eliminate the NEA, NEH
Mar 18, 2017 Italian Band Denied Entry to U.S., Jailed, Deported
Mar 17, 2017 John Lill is 73 today
Mar 17, 2017 National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain Spring Residency
Mar 17, 2017 Spitalfields Music launches reinvigorated Artist Development Programme with support from Help Musicians UK
Mar 16, 2017 Edinburgh International Festival 2017 Programme Announced
Mar 16, 2017 Trilingual music project hits the right notes in schools
Mar 16, 2017 ESO Appoint Violinist Zoë Beyers as Leader
Mar 16, 2017 Deborah Borda Named President and CEO of the New York Philharmonic / Bill Thomas Named Executive Director
Mar 16, 2017 The Broadcasters of the future announced today
Mar 15, 2017 Mahogany Opera Group’s Snappy Operas brings opera to UK schools on an unprecedented scale
Mar 15, 2017 Alchemy: South Asian culture [May]
Mar 15, 2017 The RSNO’s 2017:18 Season announced
Mar 15, 2017 Fabio Luisi and Danish National Symphony Orchestra Tour U.S. Together for First Time, with Dates in Five California Cities (March 28-April 3)
Mar 15, 2017 Nine Young Opera Singers Advance to the Final Round of America’s Most Prestigious Vocal Competition, the Met’s National Council Auditions
Mar 15, 2017 Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, UK tour, 14-16 May 2017
Mar 13, 2017 Lang Lang: Royal Albert Hall recitals tonight and on the 15th are postponed
Mar 13, 2017 ENO announces ENO Studio Live
Mar 12, 2017 LSO tonight, March 12: Change of Conductor and Soloist
Mar 11, 2017 Andrew Litton to Exit Sommerfest as Artistic Director
Mar 11, 2017 The New Executive Order Would Profoundly Affect the Performing Arts
Mar 11, 2017 Jonas Kaufmann Limits Future Engagements
Mar 11, 2017 London Symphony Orchestra & François-Xavier Roth
Mar 11, 2017 Houston Grand Opera’s HGOco Announces Auditions for Bauer Family High School Voice Studio
Mar 10, 2017 Britten Sinfonia Easter concerts ... with Mark Padmore: Bach’s St John Passion with poetry by T.S. Eliot and sacred texts read by Simon Russell Beale
Mar 10, 2017 16 choirs from 11 countries to compete in the London International A Cappella Choral Competition 2017 at St John's Smith Square; Sunday 25 June 2017-Saturday 1 July 2017
Mar 10, 2017 Fou Ts'ong is 83 today
Mar 09, 2017 Marius de Vries to work with ENO as Creative Consultant
Mar 09, 2017 Royal College of Music named top conservatoire
Mar 08, 2017 Luciano Pavarotti 10th Anniversary Concert, September
Mar 08, 2017 BBC Radio 3 ... Five forgotten female composers
Mar 08, 2017 WOW ... Women of the World / International Women's Day
Mar 08, 2017 Boston Pops July 4 Celebration
Mar 07, 2017 HRH The Prince of Wales lends Royal College of Music a rare Chinese musical instrument, as he honours outstanding musicians and industry leaders in his annual President’s Visit
Mar 07, 2017 Kurt Moll dies aged 78
Mar 07, 2017 Alberto Zedda dies aged 89
Mar 07, 2017 World class pianist Stephen Hough comes to Hertford
Mar 07, 2017 30 competitors announced for Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
Mar 07, 2017 John Andrews / National Symphony Orchestra
Mar 06, 2017 James Feddeck returns to the UK, Spring 2017
Mar 06, 2017 The Academy of St Martin in the Fields appoints Dr Tim Miller as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Alan Watt as CEO
Mar 06, 2017 BBC anounces Ten Pieces III repertoire for schools
Mar 05, 2017 BBC Radio 3: Fanny Mendelssohn lost Easter Sonata, March 8
Mar 04, 2017 Jonas Kaufmann Withdraws from Met's New Tosca
Mar 04, 2017 Beatrice Rana Goldberg Variations
Mar 04, 2017 Detroit Symphony Orchestra Far Therapeutic Arts
Mar 04, 2017 Valerie Guy Leaves Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society
Mar 04, 2017 Composer Who Once Visited Iran Is Denied Entry to United States
Mar 04, 2017 Bernard Haitink 88 today
Mar 03, 2017 BBC announces major focus on opera for Autumn 2017
Mar 03, 2017 V&A Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Mar 03, 2017 DSO $600,000 grant from Dresner Foundation
Mar 03, 2017 Martin Lovett 90 today
Mar 02, 2017 Neil Ferris, BBC Symphony Chorus
Mar 02, 2017 The Guildhall School expands its Summer School programme with six new short courses
Mar 02, 2017 Rostropovich
Mar 01, 2017 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017 Finalists
Feb 28, 2017 Garsington Opera and Coastal Culture Network
Feb 28, 2017 John Gilhooly, Chairman of the Royal Philharmonic Society and Director of Wigmore Hall, is decorated as Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy, by the president of Italy
Feb 28, 2017 Sally Burgess joins ENO Board
Feb 28, 2017 Seasonal Variety from Vasily Petrenko
Feb 28, 2017 2017-18 Marks Innovative Season of Firsts for Opera Philadelphia, from Fall’s Inaugural O17 Festival – Highlighted by Global Partnerships and Three World Premieres – to Spring’s Back-to-Back New Productions
Feb 27, 2017 JoAnn Falletta birthday
Feb 27, 2017 Naxos Music Group celebrates 30th Anniversary in 2017
Feb 27, 2017 Boris Berezovsky postpones Royal Festival Hall recital from February 28 to June 5
Feb 26, 2017 The English Symphony Orchestra under Principal Conductor and Artistic Director, Kenneth Woods, launch the 21st Century Symphony Project with the World Premiere of the Symphony No.3 by Philip Sawyers at London's St John's Smith Square on Tuesday 28th Feb
Feb 25, 2017 Top UK Orchestra to Relocate to Belgium Over Brexit Concerns
Feb 25, 2017 Tanglewood to Add New $30M Complex
Feb 25, 2017 Lincoln Center Patron Turned Away for Wearing Protest Sign
Feb 25, 2017 Anthony Burgess centenary today
Feb 24, 2017 Decca/Universal Music launches new record label, Mercury KX
Feb 24, 2017 Royal College of Music joins Apple Music as classical music curator
Feb 24, 2017 The Grange Festival launches The Grange Festival International Singing Competition, the first country house opera company presenting such a competition
Feb 23, 2017 Alan Gilbert is 50 today
Feb 23, 2017 Centenary performances for John Ireland's Violin Sonata No.2
Feb 22, 2017 Stanisław Skrowaczewski, 1923-2017
Feb 22, 2017 Statement from the Hallé following the announcement of the death of Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Feb 22, 2017 Alan Gilbert Leads New York Philharmonic in Star-Studded Celebration of His 50th Birthday (Tomorrow, Feb 23), and on Their Last International Tour Together: EUROPE / SPRING 2017 (March 23–April 7)
Feb 21, 2017 Classical Opera presents a rare new production of Mozart’s first stage work The First Commandment: 21 & 22 March 2017 – St John’s Smith Square
Feb 20, 2017 Hallé to Celebrate Sir Mark Elder’s 70th with Elgar Festival [March 9-12]
Feb 19, 2017 Franco Buitoni Award presented to György and Márta Kurtág
Feb 18, 2017 St Paul’s Cathedral Choir
Feb 18, 2017 The Hot Sardines ... Detroit Symphony ... Mardi Gras
Feb 18, 2017 Professor Jiri Hlinka Academy Spring masterclasses / Beethoven Piano Sonatas [May 2017]
Feb 18, 2017 Fort Worth Opera General Director Is Out of a Job
Feb 17, 2017 Robert Plant, Jean-Luc Ponty and more confirmed for Nigel Kennedy show [Royal Albert Hall, March 14]
Feb 17, 2017 West Green House Opera
Feb 17, 2017 Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Paradise Jazz Series
Feb 16, 2017 The Metropolitan Operas’s 2017-18 Season Will Feature...
Feb 16, 2017 The Met: Live in HD’s 2017-18 Season
Feb 16, 2017 The Grange Festival announces major new partnerships with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Academy of Ancient Music
Feb 16, 2017 PINK FLOYD The Early Years, 1965-1972: The Individual Volumes / Released: 24 March 2017
Feb 15, 2017 Nicolai Gedda: 11 July 1925-8 January 2017, A tribute from Alain Lanceron, President, Warner Classics & Erato
Feb 15, 2017 English Touring Opera announces its Spring 2017 season, including its first Gilbert & Sullivan production Patience and director Blanche McIntyre’s opera debut Tosca
Feb 15, 2017 Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble win Grammy
Feb 15, 2017 A new work that touches on Fife's ancient links with Norway
Feb 15, 2017 John Adams is 70 today
Feb 14, 2017 Dare Art Prizewinner: Samuel Hertz
Feb 14, 2017 Warner Classics picks up prizes
Feb 13, 2017 Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons Win 2016 Grammy
Feb 13, 2017 Jonas Kaufmann tonight, February 13, at Barbican with BBC Symphony Orchestra, Richard Strauss Four Last Songs, the concert is CANCELLED
Feb 12, 2017 New York Philharmonic 2017-18 Season
Feb 11, 2017 Festival Madness: Bruckner on 57th, Tchaikovsky on 65th
Feb 11, 2017 Mo-Fest Bingefest now on YouTube
Feb 11, 2017 Practical Philosophy: Curtis Institute of Music, one of the world’s foremost conservatoires, reaches out to audiences in the UK and Europe with landmark Curtis Symphony Orchestra tour conducted by Osmo Vänskä [20 May-2 June 2017]
Feb 11, 2017 Lichfield Festival 2018
Feb 11, 2017 Ryedale Festival Easter 2017
Feb 10, 2017 Nicolai Gedda dies aged 91
Feb 10, 2017 New names announced for WOW
Feb 10, 2017 Atlanta Opera announces 2017-18 season
Feb 10, 2017 Víkingur Ólafsson: Visionary and pioneering Icelandic pianist releases his debut album on Deutsche Grammophon of the Philip Glass Études
Feb 10, 2017 ESTA and Saffron Hall announce the Nicola Benedetti Strings Festival: a weekend of talks, workshops and practical sessions for teachers, students and families [6 & 7 May 2017]
Feb 10, 2017 Leontyne Price is 90 today
Feb 09, 2017 Holland Festival 2017 [June]
Feb 09, 2017 Boston Symphony Orchestra concert today, February 9, is cancelled
Feb 09, 2017 Lang Lang returns to Universal
Feb 09, 2017 Sheku Kanneh-Mason to perform at British Academy Film Awards, February 12
Feb 09, 2017 Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis Embark on US Tour [March 26-April 8]
Feb 08, 2017 2017 London Handel Festival celebrates Handel, the European in London [18 March-24 April]
Feb 07, 2017 Valentine's Day screening of Casablanca / Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Feb 07, 2017 Gervase de Peyer dies aged 90
Feb 07, 2017 Sting and Wayne Shorter awarded Polar Music Prize
Feb 07, 2017 The Prince of Wales hosts Gala to celebrate Royal College of Music students and alumni
Feb 07, 2017 M.I.A. curates 2017 Meltdown Festival [June]
Feb 06, 2017 Sirena Huang wins Elmar Oliveira Violin Competition
Feb 06, 2017 The Transformation of Schubert, East Neuk Festival [June-July]
Feb 05, 2017 Sitar maestro Ustad Imrat Khan refuses Padma Shri award
Feb 04, 2017 Beijing Chinese Orchestra Visas Rejected by U.S.
Feb 04, 2017 Boston Symphony Names New Director of Tanglewood Fest Chorus
Feb 04, 2017 Zarin Mehta to Leave Co-Exec Job at Green Music Center
Feb 03, 2017 The BBC Symphony Orchestra’s 2017-18 Barbican Season: 27 September 2017-13 May 2018
Feb 03, 2017 All-Night Pianothon, Birmingham ... Gergely Bogányi | Simon Callow | Alistair McGowan | Peter Donohoe | Mark Bebbington | Dr Anna Scott [3 & 4 March]
Feb 03, 2017 The International Opera Awards 2017 Finalists Revealed
Feb 02, 2017 Wigmore Hall announces 2017/18 Season of nearly 500 concerts featuring world’s greatest musicians and ensembles
Feb 02, 2017 Orchestre National de Lyon: Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts First American Tour Since 2003
Feb 02, 2017 BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking Festival 2017 examines ‘The Speed of Life’ / 17-19 March 2017
Feb 02, 2017 Chan makes triumphant return / Conductor Elim Chan returns to the RSNO two weeks after her debut
Feb 01, 2017 Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2017/18 Season
Feb 01, 2017 Mezzo-Soprano Jamie Barton Wins the 2017 Beverly Sills Artist Award
Feb 01, 2017 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra announces £250,000 gift from Clive and Sylvia Richards Charity
Feb 01, 2017 Paavo Järvi & NHK Symphony on European tour, and release Richard Strauss recording
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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