All 2018 News

Feb 17, 2018 New York Philharmonic Asia Tour with Jaap van Zweden
Feb 17, 2018 San Diego Symphony Names Successor to Jahja Ling
Feb 17, 2018 Columbia Artists' Sheldon-Atlas Office Adds Staff
Feb 17, 2018 Jóhann Jóhannsson dies aged 48
Feb 16, 2018 Yannick Nézet-Séguin to Become Met Music Director in September 2018, Two Seasons Earlier Than Originally Planned; 2018-19 Season Announced
Feb 16, 2018 The Met: Live in HD’s 2018–19 Season Kicks Off on October 6 with Anna Netrebko in the Title Role of Verdi’s Aida
Feb 16, 2018 Eliahu Inbal is 82 today
Feb 16, 2018 Anthony Dowell is 75 today
Feb 16, 2018 Brass composer chosen for Emerging Composers Workshop in New York
Feb 16, 2018 John Tams is 69 today
Feb 15, 2018 John Adams is 71 today
Feb 15, 2018 James Bond 007: Blood Stone – Contest Kick-off FMF Young Talent Award 2018 open for applications from 15 February to 19 March 2018
Feb 15, 2018 Nicolas Hodges and Colin Currie announce Birtwistle premiere to mark Queen Elizabeth Hall reopening, 19 April 2018
Feb 14, 2018 John Williams to take centre-stage at Royal Albert Hall celebration
Feb 14, 2018 Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic, The Inaugural Season, 2018-19, announced
Feb 14, 2018 Renée Fleming is 59 today
Feb 14, 2018 Wigmore Hall’s Singing with Friends Choir performs at Buckingham Palace
Feb 14, 2018 Mariam Khalili Appointed Managing Director of Houston Chamber Choir
Feb 13, 2018 The Guildhall School returns to Tower Bridge’s Bascule Chamber to present Blackout
Feb 13, 2018 David Robertson Is Named Director of Conducting Studies, Distinguished Visiting Faculty at Juilliard Beginning Fall 2018
Feb 13, 2018 Peter Gabriel is 68 today
Feb 12, 2018 Bard SummerScape 2018 Season Announcement
Feb 12, 2018 Glyndebourne Opera Cup 2018 - semi-finalists announced
Feb 12, 2018 Howard Goodall’s Invictus: A Passion receives its world premiere on 25 March in Houston, Texas and its European premiere on 25 May in London
Feb 12, 2018 Vic Damone dies aged 89
Feb 10, 2018 BAM Names New Artistic Director
Feb 10, 2018 Jennifer Higdon Takes on the Chicago Brass
Feb 10, 2018 Leontyne Price is 91 today
Feb 09, 2018 LSO, Simon Rattle, Stockhausen, Gruppen, Tate Modern
Feb 09, 2018 Edmund Hunt, RPS, Wigmore Hall
Feb 09, 2018 Ahmad Jamal cancels, Barbican Hall, May 8
Feb 09, 2018 Special visa for creatives post-Brexit
Feb 09, 2018 Inon Barnatan Joins La Jolla Music Society as Fourth SummerFest Music Director
Feb 09, 2018 Society for the Performing Arts Announces Retirement of President and CEO June Christensen in December 2018
Feb 09, 2018 Canadian Opera, Alexander Neef, Santa Fe
Feb 08, 2018 New York Philharmonic To Return to Bravo! Vail For 16th Annual Summer Residency, July 20-27, 2018
Feb 08, 2018 Muffat Festival: The Brook Street Band launches its ground-breaking Muffat Festival, dedicated to the highly original and innovative composer, a 3-day event at St John’s Smith Square, February 23-25 2018
Feb 08, 2018 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and its Music Director Manfred Honeck have announced season 2018/19
Feb 07, 2018 Manfred Eicher, Honorary RAM
Feb 07, 2018 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra becomes the first symphony orchestra in the world to have a professional ensemble led by disabled musicians as a core part of its activities
Feb 07, 2018 Tectonics Glasgow 2018 Line-Up Announced
Feb 07, 2018 Niall Horan, The Shires, J Hus and Orbital plus many more to perform at BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend [May 25-28]
Feb 07, 2018 Stuart Burrows is 85 today
Feb 06, 2018 Romanian pianist Alexandra Dariescu joins the European Young Leaders’ programme class of 2018, organised under the patronage of Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission
Feb 06, 2018 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic awarded major grant by Jerwood Charitable Foundation for Pioneering ‘Elite Performance in Orchestral Musicians’ Programme
Feb 06, 2018 Major new Culture Mile installation in Beech Street tunnel announced as part of Barbican OpenFest [March 17 & 18]
Feb 05, 2018 New era: stronger partnership for Leeds International Piano Competition and University of Leeds
Feb 05, 2018 Bernard Haitink cancels concerts from 8-10 February 2018; Adam Fischer makes his debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker
Feb 05, 2018 Jacqui Dankworth is 55 today
Feb 03, 2018 Muti Re-ups in Chicago; Launches 2018-19 with a Powerful Statement
Feb 03, 2018 Met Opera Fires Noted Stage Director John Copley
Feb 03, 2018 Austin Opera Fires Artistic Director
Feb 03, 2018 Pittsburgh Symphony, Jennifer Higdon Big Winners at the Grammy Awards
Feb 03, 2018 Malcolm Martineau is 58 today
Feb 02, 2018 Wigmore Hall builds on sustained success to deliver exceptional artistic programme for 2018/19 season
Feb 02, 2018 BBC National Orchestra of Wales announces 2018 tour to China
Feb 02, 2018 New Recording on SOMM with Mark Bebbington and the RPO: Including World Premiere of Grieg’s Second Piano Concerto, the composer’s complete sketches edited and orchestrated by Robert Matthew-Walker
Feb 02, 2018 Barbican Presents in 2018/19: Details for the Centre’s own-curated classical music season announced
Feb 02, 2018 The BBC Symphony Orchestra’s 2018-19 Barbican Season
Feb 02, 2018 Andrew Davis is 74 today
Feb 01, 2018 Time for Beethoven: Javier Perianes [February 2019]
Feb 01, 2018 Honens 2018
Feb 01, 2018 Stephen Fry and composer from Planet Earth announce new creatures in Pokémon GO
Feb 01, 2018 A Statement from Peter Gelb, Metropolitan Opera, regarding the late Robert Rattray
Feb 01, 2018 Houston Grand Opera West Side Story
Jan 31, 2018 Southbank Centre announces its 2018/19 Classical Music Season
Jan 31, 2018 London Philharmonic Orchestra announces 2018/19 Southbank Centre season
Jan 31, 2018 Philharmonia Orchestra 2018-19 Season at Southbank Centre
Jan 31, 2018 Trinity Laban Gold Medal Winner 2018 Announced
Jan 31, 2018 George Benjamin is 58 today
Jan 31, 2018 Philip Glass is 81 today
Jan 31, 2018 Ofra Harnoy is 53 today
Jan 30, 2018 International Opera Awards 2018
Jan 30, 2018 Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning presents Changing Dialogue 2018
Jan 30, 2018 The Twelfth English Music Festival, Oxfordshire 25-28 May, Dorchester Abbey, Radley College, Sutton Courtenay Church
Jan 30, 2018 Colin Anderson, Classical Source's editor, is 60 today
Jan 30, 2018 ENO Announces next ENO Mackerras Conducting Fellow, Valentina Peleggi
Jan 30, 2018 Phil Collins is 67 today
Jan 29, 2018 Marin Alsop & Vienna RSO
Jan 29, 2018 See Star Wars: A New Hope with live music for the first time ever in UK, Royal Albert Hall
Jan 29, 2018 Leslie Bricusse is 87 today
Jan 29, 2018 Malcolm Binns is 82 today
Jan 29, 2018 Daniil Trifonov Wins First Grammy for Transcendental: Daniil Trifonov Plays Franz Liszt
Jan 29, 2018 Met Opera: Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Wagner’s Parsifal, directed by François Girard
Jan 29, 2018 Igor Zhukov dies aged 81
Jan 28, 2018 King's advertises for a new Director of Music
Jan 28, 2018 Robert Wyatt is 73 today
Jan 28, 2018 Houston Grand Opera Announces Concert of Arias 2018 Finalists [February 1, live on Facebook]
Jan 27, 2018 DSO 2018-19 Season
Jan 27, 2018 Carnegie Hall Honors the Cultural Legacy of Migration in 2018-19
Jan 27, 2018 Marin Alsop Wins Prestigious Association of British Orchestras Prize
Jan 27, 2018 Is Daniele Gatti the Right Fit for the Royal Concertgebouw?
Jan 27, 2018 Kaufmann's Back
Jan 27, 2018 Michael Collins is 56 today
Jan 26, 2018 Performances and Masterclasses with Haitink, Connolly and Schiff launch Royal College of Music partnership with medici.tv
Jan 26, 2018 Hastings Piano Competition
Jan 26, 2018 Live-streamed symphony orchestra concert will be the grand finale of this year’s Musical Chairs learn an instrument challenge
Jan 26, 2018 A First for The Last Jedi Soundtrack
Jan 26, 2018 Stephen Montague at 75: 24 hours of continuous music starting 12 Noon, Friday 9th March 2018 at St John's Smith Square [March 9 & 10]
Jan 26, 2018 Bridge String Quartet, Ivor Gurney Focus
Jan 26, 2018 BBC To Chart Century of Classical Music in Epic Year of BBC Programming
Jan 26, 2018 PLAY! A symphonic rollercoaster ride of classic computer game themes: Charles Hazlewood conducts Army of Generals and The British Paraorchestra
Jan 26, 2018 Three Operadagen Rotterdam co-productions shortlisted for prestigious innovative opera award / Projects are eligible for the FEDORA – GENERALI Prize for Opera
Jan 25, 2018 Chipping Campden Welcomes the World
Jan 25, 2018 National Sawdust Announces Spring Revolution Festival Lineup
Jan 25, 2018 Orchestra of St. Luke's, Carnegie Hall 2018-19
Jan 24, 2018 Robert Spano Announces Plans to Conclude Two-Decade Tenure as Music Director of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at End of 2020-21 Season
Jan 24, 2018 New York Philharmonic – Leonard Bernstein’s Mahler Marathon: The Sony Recordings [February 25]
Jan 24, 2018 English National Opera's first appearance in 13 years at Henley Festival 2018
Jan 24, 2018 Berliner Philharmoniker Confers Honorary Membership on Mariss Jansons
Jan 24, 2018 Investec Opera Holland Park’s Isabeau to be co-production with New York City Opera
Jan 24, 2018 Henley Festival: Music, Comedy, Art and Food (11-15 July 2018)
Jan 23, 2018 The Barbican announces its 2018/19 classical music season
Jan 23, 2018 2018 London Handel Festival explores Handel’s relationship with the city [March-April]
Jan 23, 2018 Hugh Masekela dies aged 78
Jan 23, 2018 David Arnold is 56 today
Jan 23, 2018 The Salzburg Festival congratulates Beat Furrer on winning the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize
Jan 23, 2018 Annual gala concert of the Menuhin Academy, a standing ovation for Cecilia Bartoli & Maxim Vengerov performing together for the first time
Jan 22, 2018 Gilbert Levine is 70 today
Jan 22, 2018 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Announces 2018-2019 Season at Carnegie Hall and 92Y
Jan 21, 2018 Plácido Domingo is 77 today
Jan 21, 2018 Richard Mantle is 71 today
Jan 21, 2018 BBC Radio 3 commission by Pankhurst relatives
Jan 20, 2018 On the Road Again: Minnesota Orchestra Is Headed to South Africa
Jan 20, 2018 Teatro Regio Futuristic Set Falls, Injuring Choristers
Jan 20, 2018 Houston Grand Opera's 2018-19 season announced; will return to its Wortham Theater Center home
Jan 20, 2018 Catherine Ennis is 63 today
Jan 19, 2018 Simon Rattle is 63 today
Jan 19, 2018 The Philharmonia Orchestra announces a new flagship audience development project in four of its residency centres, made possible by three major Foundation grants
Jan 19, 2018 Investec Opera Holland Park to commemorate Grenfell victims one year on
Jan 19, 2018 Amanda Holden is 70 today
Jan 18, 2018 Lahav Shani appointed Music Director of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Jan 18, 2018 Manfred Honeck, ICMA Artist of the Year 2018
Jan 18, 2018 Jude Kelly CBE to leave Southbank Centre in order to lead global development of Women of the World festival
Jan 18, 2018 Irving Berlin
Jan 18, 2018 LA Opera Announces 2018-19 Season
Jan 17, 2018 English National Opera: Cal McCrystal directs a joyful new production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s hilarious satirical fantasy, Iolanthe [opens February 13]
Jan 17, 2018 Thomas Quasthoff returns to the recording studio: His first solo album since 2010 will be released in May 2018 on Sony Classical
Jan 17, 2018 Gillian Weir is 77 today
Jan 17, 2018 Nancy Argenta is 61 today
Jan 16, 2018 Sony Music Entertainment Names Sarah Thwaites Head of Masterworks UK
Jan 16, 2018 Jette Parker Young Artists 2018
Jan 16, 2018 Orchestras for All announces developments in its leadership team
Jan 16, 2018 Houston Grand Opera Cancels Tonight’s Elektra Dress Rehearsal
Jan 16, 2018 Hungarian Conductor Gabor Kali won First Prize in Hong Kong
Jan 16, 2018 Brian Ferneyhough is 75 today
Jan 16, 2018 Gavin Bryars is 75 today
Jan 15, 2018 Faber Music & Danny Elfman
Jan 15, 2018 Menuhin Competition Geneva 2018 announces 44 competitors following record number of applications spanning 5 continents
Jan 15, 2018 Richard Farnes is 54 today
Jan 15, 2018 London Festival of Baroque Music: Treasures of the Grand Siècle [May 2018]
Jan 14, 2018 Mariss Jansons is 75 today
Jan 14, 2018 Press Release of the 2018 Salzburg Festival: Mariss Jansons Celebrates his 75th Birthday
Jan 13, 2018 Cincinnati Symphony Names New Director of Artistic Planning
Jan 13, 2018 La Jolla Music Society President Resigns
Jan 13, 2018 NY Times TV Editor Is Its New Culture Editor
Jan 13, 2018 Manhattan's DiMenna Center for Classical Music Flooded
Jan 12, 2018 Alfred Brendel masterclass for ChamberStudio
Jan 12, 2018 DSO French Festival
Jan 12, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory - Il trovatore
Jan 12, 2018 Anne Howells is 77 today
Jan 12, 2018 Jeremy Sams is 61 today
Jan 12, 2018 3 Finalists announced for the 1st Hong Kong International Conducting Competition
Jan 12, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory - Pagliacci
Jan 11, 2018 Charles Dutoit steps down from RPO
Jan 11, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory - Cavalleria rusticana
Jan 11, 2018 Carnegie Hall, Michael Tilson Thomas replaces James Levine with MET Orchestra [June 5]
Jan 11, 2018 The Guildhall School appoints Jeremy Newton as Vice Principal & Director of Advancement
Jan 11, 2018 Robin Blaze is 47 today
Jan 11, 2018 Geraint Bowen is 55 today
Jan 10, 2018 Aldeburgh Festival 2018: 8-24 June
Jan 10, 2018 Americana ’18 at St John’s Smith Square [begins on Saturday January 13]
Jan 10, 2018 St John’s Smith Square announces second Principal Sound Festival [February 16-18]
Jan 10, 2018 The Dresden Music Festival will take place from 10 May to 10 June 2018 under the motto “Mirrors”
Jan 10, 2018 David Titterington is 60 today
Jan 09, 2018 Nicholas Daniel is 56 today
Jan 09, 2018 Scott Walker is 75 today
Jan 09, 2018 Renaissance for opera in Ireland
Jan 09, 2018 Neville Osrin appointed Chairman for London Mozart Players Orchestra Ltd
Jan 09, 2018 DSO Nashville Songbook, Mandy Barnett sings tunes from Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams
Jan 08, 2018 Piers Lane is 60 today
Jan 08, 2018 Elijah Moshinsky is 72 today
Jan 07, 2018 Christian Thielemann to conduct the Vienna Philharmonic's New Year's Day concert in 2019
Jan 07, 2018 Plácido Domingo as Baron Ochs?
Jan 07, 2018 Sir Richard Armstrong is 75 today
Jan 06, 2018 The changing shape of music in Milton Keynes
Jan 06, 2018 San Antonio Symphony Season Suspended
Jan 06, 2018 British Theater Manager Accuses Dutoit of Assault While at BSO
Jan 05, 2018 Alfred Brendel is 87 today
Jan 05, 2018 Maurizio Pollini is 76 today
Jan 05, 2018 Play under the baton of Simon Rattle! BE PHIL Orchestra
Jan 05, 2018 Start the New Year with some upbeat classical music by joining Orchestra of the Swan & international soloists for their Orchestral Series in Malvern Theatres
Jan 05, 2018 Introducing violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing
Jan 04, 2018 Gilmore Artist Award 2018 to Igor Levit
Jan 04, 2018 Paul Watkins is 48 today
Jan 04, 2018 Margaret Marshall is 69 today
Jan 04, 2018 Nicholas Payne is 73 today
Jan 04, 2018 Cast change announcement for NYO performances on 5, 6 & 7 January
Jan 04, 2018 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory – Le nozze di Figaro [January 4]
Jan 04, 2018 Grace Bumbry is 81 today
Jan 03, 2018 Robert Mann dies aged 97
Jan 03, 2018 David Atherton is 74 today
Jan 03, 2018 John Woolrich is 64 today
Jan 02, 2018 Peter Martins Retires From New York City Ballet
Jan 01, 2018 Tarik O'Regan is 40 today
Jan 01, 2018 Boulez at the Bibliothèque

 

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