All 2019 News

Feb 16, 2019 Chicago Symphony Musicians Authorize a Strike
Feb 15, 2019 Christopher Rouse is 70 today
Feb 15, 2019 Linn Records Streaming on Apple Music
Feb 15, 2019 Gothenburg Symphony and Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Feb 15, 2019 John Adams is 72 today
Feb 14, 2019 New York Philharmonic To Return to Bravo! Vail For 17th Annual Summer Residency, July 17–24, 2019
Feb 14, 2019 Renée Fleming is 60 today
Feb 14, 2019 The Atlanta Opera Celebrates 40th Anniversary with 2019-20 Season: “Dangerous Liaisons” Permeate Innovative Atlanta Premieres and Ambitious Mainstage Productions
Feb 13, 2019 Colin Matthews is 73 today
Feb 13, 2019 Trinity Church Wall Street’s Time’s Arrow Festival (March 5-9) Features Laura Schwendinger’s Opera Artemisia and Handel’s Oratorio Susanna, Plus Early Music by Barbara Strozzi Alongside World Premieres
Feb 13, 2019 Jukka-Pekka Saraste & WDR Symphony Orchestra | Debut recording of the Beethoven Symphonies Cycle
Feb 13, 2019 Barbican announces Tune in to Access, a day of events to mark Disabled Access Day, 16 March 2019
Feb 13, 2019 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Rigoletto
Feb 12, 2019 Riccardo Muti & Chicago SO, February appearances, Schuman 9 & Mozart Requiem
Feb 12, 2019 Stradivarius violin once owned by Henry Ford will be played by DSO Associate Concertmaster Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy at concerts this month
Feb 12, 2019 Barbican and Culture Mile announce Sound Unbound, free festival of music, 18-19 May 2019
Feb 12, 2019 Jess Gillam, Rise
Feb 12, 2019 Period-instrument wind ensemble Boxwood & Brass perform important rediscovered early version of Beethoven’s Septet [February 14]
Feb 12, 2019 Orli Shaham and Jon Kimura Parker replace Jean-Yves Thibaudet in DSO concerts this week
Feb 11, 2019 Carl Nielsen International Competition 2019
Feb 11, 2019 St Catharine’s Girls’ Choir Sing about Science in a ground-breaking new project to engage Girls with STEM
Feb 11, 2019 Guildhall School announces finalists for its most prestigious prize: the Gold Medal / Alumnus and previous winner bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel on the judging panel
Feb 11, 2019 Chloe Flower signs with Sony
Feb 11, 2019 China International Music Competition
Feb 11, 2019 Ian Page conducts UK premiere of Hasse’s Piramo e Tisbe with his ensemble The Mozartists and soloists Chiara Skerath, Kiandra Howarth and Gwilym Bowen
Feb 11, 2019 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Composers’ Day returns for 2019
Feb 11, 2019 JoAnn Falletta Wins GRAMMY®
Feb 11, 2019 Tetbury Music Festival announces BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Weekend
Feb 11, 2019 Clark to headline ‘Bach Evolution’ at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Wednesday 1st May
Feb 10, 2019 Leontyne Price is 92 today
Feb 09, 2019 Tanglewood Announces 2019 Programming for New Learning Institute
Feb 09, 2019 Montana Maestro Accused of Bullying
Feb 09, 2019 Amanda Roocroft is 53 today
Feb 08, 2019 John Williams is 87 today
Feb 08, 2019 Osian Ellis is 91 today
Feb 08, 2019 DSO & Comcast
Feb 08, 2019 Metropolitan Opera: Ambrogio Maestri reprises his acclaimed portrayal of the title role of Verdi’s Falstaff, opening February 22
Feb 08, 2019 Bruno Michel joins Classical Opera and The Mozartists as Head of Artistic Administration
Feb 07, 2019 Glyndebourne celebrates 25 years of its award-winning opera house in 2019
Feb 07, 2019 Birmingham Opera Company presents new production of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
Feb 06, 2019 New York Philharmonic 2019-20 season
Feb 06, 2019 World’s first disabled-led ensemble celebrates its 1st anniversary with new corporate partnership to champion inclusion
Feb 06, 2019 London Mozart Players have London at their feet on their 70th birthday!
Feb 06, 2019 Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Appoints Henry Timms as President and CEO
Feb 06, 2019 Yo-Yo Ma, Spotify, Ed Sheeran, J. S. Bach
Feb 06, 2019 Mike Batt is 70 today
Feb 05, 2019 Canadian Opera Company 2019-20 season
Feb 05, 2019 Fabio Luisi Debuts as Music Director Designate with Dallas Symphony During Orchestra’s Annual SOLUNA Festival
Feb 05, 2019 BBC Berlioz [15-17 February]
Feb 04, 2019 Stanley Drucker is 90 today
Feb 04, 2019 Brian Blessed, Stephen Mangan, Angellica Bell, Nish Kumar and many more to star in Museum of London’s next major show
Feb 04, 2019 The Sixteen to perform programme inspired by the Bill Viola/Michelangelo exhibition in public concert at the Royal Academy of Arts
Feb 04, 2019 WQXR Names Jacqui Cheng Editor-in-Chief, Music
Feb 02, 2019 Houston Grand Opera Announces Concert of Arias 2019 Winners and Appoints Ana María Martínez as Artistic Advisor
Feb 02, 2019 Orchestre National de France Hires Dutoit: “Shameful”
Feb 02, 2019 Andrew Davis is 75 today
Feb 02, 2019 David Daniels Arrested
Feb 02, 2019 Carnegie Hall in 2019-20: Presenter, Educator, Citizen
Feb 02, 2019 LA Opera in 2019-20: New Opera from Aucoin; New Role for Domingo
Feb 01, 2019 Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla & Deutsche Grammophon
Feb 01, 2019 Leif Ove Andsnes announces the 2019 Rosendal Festival programme
Feb 01, 2019 English Symphony Orchestra Bring Music of Wagner’s Epic Ring Cycle to the Swan Theatre
Feb 01, 2019 Roberto Gerhard's Don Quixote: first complete performance in Barcelona
Feb 01, 2019 Company
Feb 01, 2019 Sheku Kanneh-Mason & siblings
Feb 01, 2019 Sanford Sylvan dies aged 65
Jan 31, 2019 More Music building development reaches new milestone
Jan 31, 2019 Martin James Bartlett & Warner Classics
Jan 31, 2019 Magical Strings at the Göttingen International Handel Festival / Festival programme 2019 with Rodrigo and Saul
Jan 31, 2019 George Benjamin is 59 today
Jan 31, 2019 Philip Glass is 81 today
Jan 31, 2019 A New Heaven: Harry Christophers and The Sixteen, Choral Conversations with Sara Mohr-Pietsch published 15 August by Faber & Faber
Jan 31, 2019 Ofra Harnoy is 54 today
Jan 30, 2019 International Opera Awards 2019
Jan 30, 2019 Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2019/20 Season
Jan 30, 2019 Gerald Finley is 59 today
Jan 30, 2019 Royal College of Music Opera Studio presents Robinson Crusoe
Jan 30, 2019 Orchestra of St. Luke’s Announces 2019-20 Carnegie Hall Season with Bernard Labadie
Jan 29, 2019 Opera North
Jan 29, 2019 Michel Legrand concert to become tribute evening, September 20, Royal Festival Hall
Jan 29, 2019 Violinist Elena Abad has won this year’s prestigious Trinity Laban's Gold Medal award following a sell-out showcase at Southbank Centre’s Purcell Room
Jan 29, 2019 Leslie Bricusse is 88 today
Jan 29, 2019 Malcolm Binns is 83 today
Jan 29, 2019 Wagner’s epic Der Ring des Nibelungen returns to the Met, March 9–May 11, 2019
Jan 29, 2019 Houston Grand Opera Announces Concert of Arias 2019 Finalists
Jan 29, 2019 New York Philharmonic: Phil the Hall
Jan 28, 2019 English National Opera announces strategy for nurturing BAME talent and encouraging a more inclusive opera industry
Jan 28, 2019 The Primrose Piano Quartet launches a unique recording of the complete Brahms Piano Quartets on the Meridian label
Jan 28, 2019 MasterVoices at Alice Tully Hall, March 1
Jan 27, 2019 Michael Collins is 57 today
Jan 27, 2019 Wilma Lipp dies aged 93
Jan 27, 2019 Renaud Capuçon is 43 today
Jan 27, 2019 Mikhail Baryshnikov is 71 today
Jan 26, 2019 Detroit Symphony Orchestra announces 2019-2020 Classical and PNC Pops Seasons
Jan 26, 2019 Michel Legrand dies aged 86
Jan 26, 2019 Handel and Haydn Society A.D., Harry Christophers, Stepping Down
Jan 26, 2019 Gustavo Dudamel is 38 today
Jan 26, 2019 Roy Goodman is 68 today
Jan 26, 2019 Chicago Opera Theater Names New GD
Jan 26, 2019 WFMT Names New VP and General Manager
Jan 26, 2019 Handel’s Divas: London Handel Festival celebrates the women who inspired and sang Handel’s music
Jan 25, 2019 Dalia Stasevska & BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jan 25, 2019 Cyrus Meher-Homji awarded Medal of the Order of Australia
Jan 25, 2019 New York Philharmonic Very Young People’s Concerts At Merkin Hall
Jan 25, 2019 Home to Adventures: East Neuk Festival unveils 2019 programme
Jan 24, 2019 São Paulo Symphony Orchestra to become first South American Orchestra to tour China
Jan 24, 2019 A cultural enquiry for...
Jan 24, 2019 Violinist Nicola Benedetti to establish the Benedetti Foundation
Jan 24, 2019 RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra announces Jaime Martín as Principal Conductor
Jan 24, 2019 Royal Academy of Music announces Hans Abrahamsen and Ryan Wigglesworth as new professors
Jan 24, 2019 Yuri Bashmet is 66 today
Jan 24, 2019 Neil Diamond is 78 today
Jan 24, 2019 Jools Holland is 61 today
Jan 23, 2019 Wigmore Hall announces 2019/20 Season
Jan 23, 2019 Bath Bachfest, February 21-23
Jan 23, 2019 Leeds Piano Festival 2019
Jan 23, 2019 Eric Whitacre news
Jan 23, 2019 Thomas Larcher, BBCSO & Aldeburgh
Jan 23, 2019 Chita Rivera is 86 today
Jan 23, 2019 David Arnold is 57 today
Jan 22, 2019 Sid Ramin is 100 today
Jan 22, 2019 Houston Grand Opera’s 2019–20 Season Features a Lineup of Seven Productions Never Before Seen by Houston Audiences
Jan 22, 2019 Garsington 30
Jan 22, 2019 Opera North & Khyam Allami
Jan 22, 2019 English National Opera presents a sparkling new production of the 20th century’s most popular operetta, The Merry Widow
Jan 21, 2019 Oslo International Church Music Festival to give Norwegian premiere of the opera Upon this Handful of Earth, centering around the modern climate change debate
Jan 21, 2019 PRS New Music Biennial [July 2019]
Jan 21, 2019 London Centre for Music
Jan 21, 2019 World Premiere of Unheard Tavener Hymn to be performed at Temple Church Evensong
Jan 21, 2019 Murmurs: BCMG celebrates the music of award-winning composer Rebecca Saunders and presents the world premiere of Donghoon Shin’s concerto for Sheng virtuoso Wu Wei on Thursday 21 March
Jan 21, 2019 Flagship gift for Scotland’s national music school
Jan 21, 2019 London Mozart Players and clarinet virtuoso Michael Collins celebrate a trio of birthdays with an all-Mozart programme at two London concerts
Jan 21, 2019 Plácido Domingo is 78 today
Jan 21, 2019 Richard Mantle is 72 today
Jan 21, 2019 Houston Grand Opera Announces Cast Substitution: Baritone Alexander Birch Elliott to replace Mariusz Kwiecień in The Pearl Fishers
Jan 20, 2019 Catherine Ennis is 64 today
Jan 20, 2019 Andy Sheppard is 62 today
Jan 20, 2019 Louisville Orchestra Launches Fourth Festival of American Music with Rachel Grimes’s New Folk Opera, The Way Forth (Feb 23)
Jan 19, 2019 Opolais Cancels in Boston, Andsnes Cancels in New York and Elsewhere
Jan 19, 2019 Philharmonia Baroque Names New Music Director
Jan 19, 2019 The Academy of Ancient Music joins Lucie Horsch and Rowan Pierce for new recordings in February 2019
Jan 19, 2019 Simon Rattle is 64 today
Jan 19, 2019 Amanda Holden is 71 today
Jan 19, 2019 Key Carnegie Hall Exec to Exit for Sunny CA
Jan 19, 2019 NJ Judge Upholds Case Against Sale of Westminster Choir College
Jan 19, 2019 Di Xiao
Jan 18, 2019 Stephen Sondheim's Follies, National Theatre Cast Recording out today on Warner Classics
Jan 18, 2019 Lang Lang Piano Book
Jan 18, 2019 Metropolitan Opera: Free Tickets for Furloughed Federal Workers
Jan 18, 2019 Record number of entries for the IV International UunoKlami Composition Competition - further reinforces its position as one of the world’s most popular composition competitions
Jan 18, 2019 Christian Blackshaw is 70 today
Jan 17, 2019 Ernst von Siemens Music Prize Goes To Rebecca Saunders
Jan 17, 2019 Gillian Weir is 78 today
Jan 17, 2019 Nancy Argenta is 62 today
Jan 17, 2019 Houston Grand Opera Announces Concert of Arias 2019 Semifinalists ... The 31st Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers occurs February 1
Jan 17, 2019 Javier Perianes returns to London Philharmonic Orchestra to perform the full set of Beethoven Piano Concertos (22 & 23 February 2019)
Jan 16, 2019 Isle of Noises: London Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates three centuries of British music in year-long festival, 30 January 2019 - 11 December 2019
Jan 16, 2019 Robert von Bahr launches brand-new eco packing initiative
Jan 16, 2019 Gavin Bryars is 76 today
Jan 16, 2019 Brian Ferneyhough is 76 today
Jan 15, 2019 Plácido Domingo Awarded Honorary Fellowship of the International Opera Awards
Jan 15, 2019 Richard Farnes is 55 today
Jan 15, 2019 Leeds Lieder Festival 2019: Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th April 2019
Jan 14, 2019 Celebration of the music of Sir George Benjamin at Wigmore Hall and the Roundhouse, 5 & 6 March 2019​
Jan 14, 2019 London Festival of Baroque Music 2019: Crossing the Border 10-18 May 2019 ... St John’s Smith Square / Westminster Abbey / Grosvenor Chapel
Jan 14, 2019 Clive Barda is 74 today
Jan 14, 2019 Andrew Manze is 54 today
Jan 14, 2019 New York Philharmonic Program and Artist change: Thomas Dausgaard To Replace Zubin Mehta
Jan 13, 2019 Wayne Marshall is 58 today
Jan 12, 2019 San Diego Symphony Names First Principal Guest Conductor, Edo de Waart
Jan 12, 2019 Theo Adam dies aged 92
Jan 12, 2019 Phelim McDermott’s Olivier Award-winning production of Akhnaten returns to ENO
Jan 12, 2019 Primo Artists Signs Rising Conductor, Gemma New
Jan 12, 2019 Billboard's 2018 Top 50 Classical Albums Are Mostly Not, Really
Jan 12, 2019 Anne Howells is 78 today
Jan 12, 2019 Jeremy Sams is 62 today
Jan 11, 2019 Robin Blaze is 48 today
Jan 11, 2019 Robert Henderson dies aged 86
Jan 11, 2019 Geraint Bowen is 56 today
Jan 10, 2019 Colin Currie, Percussion, BBC Radio 3 [January 13]
Jan 10, 2019 Announcing American Panorama, a DSO Winter Music Festival — February 5-26
Jan 10, 2019 Signum & Cala
Jan 10, 2019 Temple Song 2019 Opening Concert: Exceptional Quartet Celebrates St Valentine’s Day
Jan 10, 2019 Brodsky Quartet announces new member
Jan 10, 2019 Semele – Handel’s Sexiest Opera – Takes Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, and John Eliot Gardiner to London, Paris, Barcelona, Milan, and Rome (April 8–May 8)
Jan 10, 2019 David Titterington is 61 today
Jan 10, 2019 Rod Stewart is 74 today
Jan 10, 2019 Mischa Maisky is 71 today
Jan 10, 2019 Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg is 58 today
Jan 09, 2019 Music Director Riccardo Muti Leads Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Tour to Asia
Jan 09, 2019 American Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, January 25, Robert Mann, Vivian Fine, Jacob Druckman, William Schuman
Jan 09, 2019 Joan Baez is 78 today
Jan 09, 2019 Scott Walker is 76 today
Jan 09, 2019 Donizetti’s comic romp La Fille du Régiment returns with an all-star cast on February 7
Jan 09, 2019 The Shed Announces Opening Date of April 5, 2019, and Four Additional Opening Season Commissions
Jan 09, 2019 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Aida
Jan 08, 2019 First China International Music Competition announced May 4–21, 2019, in Beijing
Jan 08, 2019 Saffron Hall presents major dance events in 2019
Jan 08, 2019 John Joubert dies aged 91
Jan 08, 2019 Elijah Moshinsky is 73 today
Jan 08, 2019 Mozart’s masterpiece Don Giovanni returns to the Met January 30
Jan 08, 2019 Shirley Bassey is 82 today
Jan 07, 2019 Clara Schumann Festival at St John’s Smith Square 22-24 February 2019 ... Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of her birth
Jan 07, 2019 Sir Richard Armstrong is 76 today
Jan 07, 2019 Philip Dukes is 51 today
Jan 07, 2019 Houston Chamber Choir invited to participate in prestigious World Symposium on Choral Music 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand
Jan 07, 2019 Gerald Larner dies aged 82
Jan 06, 2019 Aldo Parisot dies aged 100
Jan 05, 2019 LA Phil Names Zubin Mehta Conductor Emeritus
Jan 05, 2019 Alfred Brendel is 88 today
Jan 05, 2019 Maurizio Pollini is 77 today
Jan 05, 2019 Countertenor Countersues
Jan 04, 2019 Ian Page begins fifth year of his ground-breaking 27-year MOZART 250 series with ‘1769: a year in music’ at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, alongside newly announced Associate Artist Chiara Skerath and BBC New Generation Artist James Newby
Jan 04, 2019 Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House: 2019 Orchestral Concert [February 8]
Jan 04, 2019 Grace Bumbry is 82 today
Jan 04, 2019 Margaret Marshall is 70 today
Jan 04, 2019 John McLaughlin is 77 today
Jan 03, 2019 Guildhall School of Music & Drama granted up to £490,000 of Leverhulme Arts Scholarships over 3 years by the Leverhulme Trust
Jan 03, 2019 David Atherton is 75 today
Jan 03, 2019 John Woolrich is 65 today
Jan 02, 2019 Peter Eötvös is 75 today
Jan 02, 2019 The Metropolitan Opera Announces Appointment of Thomas Lausmann as Director of Music Administration, Replacing John Fisher, Who Will Step Down at the End of the 2018–19 Season
Jan 02, 2019 Paavo Järvi, Sibelius, Sony Classical
Jan 01, 2019 Janet Hilton is 74 today

 

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