All 2019 News

Aug 18, 2019 Michael Morpurgo's Mimi and the Mountain Dragon on BBC One
Aug 18, 2019 Ludmilla Andrew in memoriam
Aug 18, 2019 Tan Dun is 62
Aug 17, 2019 Remembering Woodstock, 50 Years Later
Aug 17, 2019 Domingo Reactions: He Is Not a Harasser
Aug 17, 2019 Two Key Chicago Public Media Figures Headed to New York
Aug 17, 2019 Edward Cowie is 76 today
Aug 17, 2019 Jean-Bernard Pommier is 75 today
Aug 17, 2019 Rotterdam Philharmonic announces Adam Hickox (son of the late Richard) as joint assistant conductor
Aug 16, 2019 Alexander Tamir, one half of the piano-duo with Bracha Eden, has died aged 88 (Eden passed away in 2006)
Aug 16, 2019 New York Philharmonic: Details Announced for the 2019–20 Season of the Sound ON Series
Aug 16, 2019 BBC's Ten Pieces, Hans Zimmer commission
Aug 16, 2019 Franz Welser-Möst is 59 today
Aug 16, 2019 Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announces Damon Gupton as Principal Guest Conductor
Aug 15, 2019 love: Handel Festival Returns to Norwich for 2019
Aug 15, 2019 Launching a New London Orchestra Gives Recent Retiree a New Challenge
Aug 15, 2019 Jazzfest Berlin 2019: Sonic Genome by Anthony Braxton launches the festival on 31 October at Gropius Bau
Aug 15, 2019 HarrisonParrott takes over Southbank Centre for a series of concerts and events to mark its 50th birthday: 50 Years in a Day [October 6]
Aug 15, 2019 Baritone Jan Buchwald has died at the age of 45
Aug 15, 2019 James O'Donnell is 58 today
Aug 14, 2019 Beethoven 250 at Wigmore Hall
Aug 14, 2019 Britten Sinfonia opens its 2019/20 season with UK premiere of Refugee, a new song cycle by Mark-Anthony Turnage, September 20
Aug 14, 2019 Psappha performs nine world premieres, offering a rich contemporary music experience through its 2019-20 programme
Aug 14, 2019 Government must cover additional costs for musicians that they will incur in the event of a no-deal Brexit
Aug 14, 2019 James Gaffigan, chief conductor since 2010, will step down from the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra in 2021
Aug 13, 2019 Martyn Brabbins is 60 today
Aug 13, 2019 Gerald Barry’s The Intelligence Park opens the 2019/20 Season in the Linbury Theatre
Aug 13, 2019 From Tavener to Pärt via Lobo and Richter: Final details of tonight's Late-Night Mixtape Prom are announced
Aug 13, 2019 Philadelphia Orchestra rescinds invitation to Plácido Domingo to appear at its Gala Concert on September 18 due to the allegations of sexual harassment currently being made against the singer-conductor
Aug 13, 2019 Valery Gergiev has withdrawn from conducting tonight’s Bayreuth Tannhäuser due to a family bereavement; Christian Thielemann replaces him
Aug 13, 2019 Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin announces Marina Grauman as Concertmaster with immediate effect
Aug 13, 2019 Sheila Armstrong is 77 today
Aug 12, 2019 Prom 37 this Wednesday: change of conductor for Hallé/Berlioz
Aug 12, 2019 Second Festival of New presents two days of freshly devised music all developed during Snape Maltings’ residencies
Aug 12, 2019 Opera Philadelphia Presents World Premiere of Joseph Keckler’s Let Me Die (Sep 21–28) at Festival O19
Aug 11, 2019 Jane Glover, music director since September 2002 of the Chicago-based Music of the Baroque (chorus and orchestra) has extended her contract until 2023
Aug 10, 2019 Philadelphia Inquirer to Curtis: Clean up Your Act
Aug 10, 2019 New Opera Program for Aspen
Aug 09, 2019 Snape Maltings marks 20 years’ working with its local prison
Aug 09, 2019 Bach, the Universe and Everything Third Season | The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment's non-traditional Sunday service is back for its third season, kicking off on Sunday 13 October 2019 at Kings Place
Aug 08, 2019 ENO Harewood Artists
Aug 08, 2019 Edinburgh International Festival 2019 – Change of Conductor for Elgar's The Kingdom: Martyn Brabbins replaces Mark Elder
Aug 08, 2019 Fifty years ago on this date The Beatles were photographed on a now-iconic (and, indeed, Listed) Zebra Crossing, the end result adorning the cover of The Fab Four’s Abbey Road album
Aug 08, 2019 Richard Harwood is 40 today
Aug 08, 2019 Tanglewood: Conrad Tao replaces Ingrid Fliter for August 23 Koussevitzky Shed program; she's pregnant, and he will also play Ravel's Piano Concerto in G with Boston Symphony
Aug 08, 2019 Metropolitan Opera statement regarding settlement with James Levine
Aug 07, 2019 Michael Tilson Thomas and New World Symphony Present Five-Day, Live-Streamed Viola Visions Festival, October 15-19
Aug 07, 2019 Berliner Philharmoniker: Kirill Petrenko conducts Beethoven’s Ninth, live in cinemas, August 23
Aug 07, 2019 Royal College of Music launches autumn season with More Music concert series
Aug 07, 2019 Juan Diego Flórez returns to The Royal Opera in Werther
Aug 07, 2019 Xian Zhang appointed principal guest conductor of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Aug 06, 2019 Sony & Senbla
Aug 06, 2019 Anna Netrebko withdraws from Bayreuth Lohengrin, August 14 & 18; Elsa will now be sung by Annette Dasch
Aug 06, 2019 Third Coast Baroque to Bask in Handel, Vivaldi, and Gallic Greats during 2019­–2020 Season
Aug 06, 2019 Westminster Philharmonic 2019-20 season
Aug 05, 2019 Soprano Meigui Zhang awarded Verbier Festival Academy's top honour
Aug 05, 2019 Christopher Gunning is 75 today
Aug 05, 2019 Chandos Records and Sinfonia of London are proud to announce a new collaboration
Aug 04, 2019 Simon Preston is 81 today
Aug 04, 2019 Salzburg Festival 2019: Press Text about our Terrace Talk Oedipe
Aug 04, 2019 Glyndebourne Announces the Return of the Glyndebourne Opera Cup in 2020 with a Renewed Commitment to Finding Diverse Singers of the Future
Aug 04, 2019 Richard Tognetti is 54 today
Aug 03, 2019 New Artistic Team for Opera Theater of St. Louis
Aug 03, 2019 Cancellations Due to New U.S. Visa Rules Include Tanglewood, KenCen
Aug 03, 2019 Curtis Apologizes for Its Own Response to Sexual Abuse Case
Aug 03, 2019 Joseph Rouleau, French-Canadian bass singer, with many appearances at Royal Opera House Covent Garden, has died at the age of 90 (28 February 1929-12 July 2019)
Aug 03, 2019 Anthony Hedges, English composer, has died at the age of 88 (5 March 1931-19 June 2019)
Aug 03, 2019 The Poznań Philharmonic has announced Midori as its Artist-in-Residence for the 2019-20 season
Aug 03, 2019 Simon Keenlyside is 60 today
Aug 03, 2019 Tony Bennett is 93 today
Aug 02, 2019 Salvation and Damnation: The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Celebrates Southbank Season 2019-20
Aug 02, 2019 Gundula Janowitz is 82 today
Aug 02, 2019 Harrison Birtwistle: 85th-birthday performances
Aug 02, 2019 John Adams Salutes Michael Tilson Thomas
Aug 02, 2019 François López-Ferrer appointed assistant conductor of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Aug 01, 2019 Hal Prince – producer of Cabaret, Evita, Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, and several Sondheim shows – dies aged 91
Aug 01, 2019 Sony Music Masterworks acquires Milan Records
Aug 01, 2019 The Grange Festival International Singing Competition 2019 announces semi-finalists
Aug 01, 2019 Barrington Pheloung – composer of the music for Inspector Morse, Lewis, and Endeavour – dies aged 65
Aug 01, 2019 National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America Embarks on European Tour in August 2019
Aug 01, 2019 The Berliner Philharmoniker has announced that the Principal of its Second Violins, Christian Stadelmann (a member of the orchestra since 1985, appointed during Karajan's tenure), has died aged 60 following illness
Aug 01, 2019 Today Select Music and Video Distribution Ltd changes its name to Naxos Music UK Ltd. Nothing changes but the name.
Jul 31, 2019 Steuart Bedford is 80 today
Jul 31, 2019 Tan Dun's Martial Arts Sonata Trilogy Replaces Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra at Tanglewood today
Jul 31, 2019 Edinburgh International Festival Opens Friday 2 August
Jul 30, 2019 Kenneth Woods and English Symphony Orchestra Announce 2019-20 Season
Jul 30, 2019 Teresa Cahill is 75 today
Jul 30, 2019 The Living Orchestra
Jul 30, 2019 Kate Bush is 61 today
Jul 30, 2019 Christopher Warren-Green is 64 today
Jul 30, 2019 Pianist Tedd Joselson returns to the studio to record Lim Fantasy of Companionship for Piano & Orchestra, Grieg & Rachmaninov
Jul 29, 2019 News from Music Theatre Wales regarding Stephen Newbould
Jul 29, 2019 Riccardo Chailly & Lucerne Festival Orchestra reunite for new Richard Strauss recording
Jul 29, 2019 Mikis Theodorakis is 94 today
Jul 29, 2019 Guildhall School of Music & Drama announces Music and Live Events season for Autumn 2019
Jul 29, 2019 Sports psychology applied to new opera studio: Mascarade Opera Studio puts sports psychology at the heart of its young singers' programme
Jul 29, 2019 Five Boroughs Music Festival Announces Programming for 2019-2020 Season
Jul 28, 2019 Riccardo Muti is 78 today
Jul 28, 2019 Prom 17 (July 31), change of soloist
Jul 28, 2019 Salzburg Festival 2019: Exhibition Opening - Pascal Dusapin Accords Photographiques
Jul 27, 2019 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Cancels Renée, Hires Itzhak, Postpones Gala
Jul 27, 2019 Bayreuth Announces New Ring Cycle for 2020
Jul 27, 2019 Bryan Magee, author of Aspects of Wagner, and The Tristan Chord, dies aged 89
Jul 27, 2019 La Scala: Cecilia Bartoli replaced by Danielle DeNiese as Cleopatra in Handel's Giulio Cesare directed by Robert Carsen
Jul 26, 2019 Manfred Honeck/Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on tour in October 2019 and releasing Bruckner's 9th Symphony
Jul 26, 2019 Martin Baker is 52 today
Jul 26, 2019 Cellist Anner Bylsma dies aged 85
Jul 26, 2019 Dallas Symphony Orchestra announces Meredith Kufchak as its new principal viola
Jul 25, 2019 The consequences of No Deal for UK business - ISM statement
Jul 25, 2019 Artificial Intelligence @ BBC Proms
Jul 25, 2019 Inaugural Tsinandali Festival creates the Pan-Caucasian Youth Orchestra, uniting 80 young musicians from Georgia and its neighbouring countries
Jul 25, 2019 London Philharmonic Orchestra: Edward Gardner appointed Principal Conductor
Jul 25, 2019 New York Philharmonic: 17th Annual Bravo! Vail Summer Residency
Jul 25, 2019 Bayreuth Festival announces Pietari Inkinen as the conductor of its 2020 Wagner Ring Cycle
Jul 25, 2019 Salzburg Festival: Press Text about our Terrace Talk Médée
Jul 24, 2019 Cast change notice - Jakub Józef Orliński will perform the role of Rinaldo at Glyndebourne Festival 2019
Jul 24, 2019 Proms update for The Sound of Space, August 7
Jul 24, 2019 Opera stars Michael Fabiano and Joyce El-Khoury to perform at annual gala for London homelessness charity The Passage - Night Under The Stars Concert
Jul 24, 2019 Christian Gerhaher is 50 today
Jul 24, 2019 COC Media Release: Alexander Neef Appointed Next General Director of Opéra national de Paris
Jul 24, 2019 Catherine Wyn-Rogers is 65 today
Jul 23, 2019 Robert Matthew-Walker is 80 today
Jul 23, 2019 Antonio Pappano renews as Music Director of Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia until 2023
Jul 23, 2019 Edward Gregson is 74 today
Jul 22, 2019 First collaboration between renowned Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and Concerto Copenhagen
Jul 22, 2019 Elizabeth Sombart to perform and record Beethoven’s Piano Concertos with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Jul 22, 2019 Leonard Slatkin replaces Bramwell Tovey in New York Philharmonic Bravo! Vail concerts: July 23 (Cole Porter evening) & July 24 (Rachmaninov with Yefim Bronfman, Tchaikovsky)
Jul 22, 2019 Rufus Wainwright is 46 today
Jul 22, 2019 Carlo Rizzi’s 2019-20 season
Jul 22, 2019 Joseph Moog’s 2019-20 season includes release of Liszt album on Onyx Classics, evening recital debut at Wigmore Hall and debut with Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jul 21, 2019 Jonathan Miller is 85 today
Jul 21, 2019 Salzburg Festival: Press Text about our Terrace Talk Idomeneo
Jul 21, 2019 Sebastian Schwarz, previously at Glyndebourne, appointed to Teatro Reggio in Turin
Jul 20, 2019 Details of Baltimore Symphony Audit Confirm Bad News
Jul 20, 2019 USCIS Prevents More Foreign Artists from Performing in the U.S.
Jul 20, 2019 Nicola Benedetti is 32 today
Jul 20, 2019 Seattle Symphony Staffers Exit
Jul 19, 2019 London Sinfonietta announces 2019/20 Season
Jul 19, 2019 La Jolla Music Society SummerFest Embarks on First Season Under Music Director Inon Barnatan, Highlighted by the Groundbreaking Synergy Initiative (Aug 2-23)
Jul 19, 2019 Carlo Rizzi is 59 today
Jul 19, 2019 Mark Wigglesworth is 55 today
Jul 19, 2019 Evelyn Glennie is 54 today
Jul 19, 2019 Dominic Muldowney is 67 today
Jul 19, 2019 Brian May is 72 today
Jul 18, 2019 Musical journeys: unique national youth orchestra returns for its fifth year in Leeds to launch new season
Jul 18, 2019 Fabio Luisi Quits as Music Director of Maggio Musicale
Jul 18, 2019 LBS Artistic Director Margaret Steinitz receives the 2019 BGA Medal of Honour from HRH The Duke of Kent – Patron of the British German Association
Jul 18, 2019 Statement from ENO regarding Dame Sarah Connolly
Jul 18, 2019 BBC Proms Statement: Message from Dame Sarah Connolly
Jul 18, 2019 Jonathan Dove is 60 today
Jul 18, 2019 Guildhall School of Music & Drama commissioned by Illuminated River Foundation to compose and record new music for the Thames bridges
Jul 18, 2019 Musikfest Berlin 2019: Hector Berlioz and European Modernism, 30 August – 19 September
Jul 18, 2019 ISM Members Fund launches new counselling service as part of new range of services
Jul 18, 2019 1. OPER! AWARDS – Deutschlands erster ausschließlich der Oper gewidmeter Preis
Jul 18, 2019 Michael Tilson Thomas To Receive 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Jul 17, 2019 Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Long Yu announce 2019/20 season | 27 September 2019 – 30 June 2020
Jul 17, 2019 Anita Lasker-Wallfisch is 94 today
Jul 17, 2019 Dawn Upshaw is 59 today
Jul 17, 2019 Guildhall School of Music & Drama announces the Gold Medal Winners for Acting and Production Arts 2019
Jul 16, 2019 James MacMillan is 60 today
Jul 16, 2019 Joanna MacGregor is 60 today
Jul 16, 2019 American Premiere of Korngold’s Grand Opera The Miracle of Heliane Opens at Bard SummerScape July 26; Plus Exploration of Operetta’s America (Aug 11) and Semi-Staged Production of Korngold’s Die tote Stadt (Aug 18) in 30th Bard Music Festival
Jul 16, 2019 John Gibbons - conductor and composer - honoured with a British Empire Medal for services to Music in the Queen’s Birthday Honours
Jul 16, 2019 Lincoln Center Extends Mostly Mozart Festival Music Director Louis Langrée’s Contract Through 2023
Jul 16, 2019 Pinchas Zukerman is 71 today
Jul 16, 2019 Mikhail Agrest is new Principal Conductor of Stuttgart Ballet
Jul 15, 2019 Harrison Birtwistle is 85 today
Jul 15, 2019 Julian Bream is 86 today
Jul 15, 2019 Jules Buckley announced as first Guest Curator for Cheltenham Music Festival | Artistic Director Alison Balsom to focus on performing and recording career
Jul 15, 2019 Kensington Symphony Orchestra 2019-20 season: ranging from Mahler, Beethoven and Brahms to James MacMillan and Anna Clyne
Jul 15, 2019 Noah Bendix-Balgley is 35 today
Jul 14, 2019 Scottish Chamber Orchestra and new Principal Conductor Maxim Emelyanychev release first album together on Linn Records in October 2019
Jul 13, 2019 Why Perm Opera Chief Resigned: I Would Not Leave If I Saw Trust
Jul 13, 2019 Vivian Perlis, Architect of the Oral History of American Music, Dies at 91
Jul 13, 2019 Seattle Symphony Communications Exec to Juilliard
Jul 13, 2019 Atlanta Names New Artistic Officer as Spano Prepares to Exit
Jul 13, 2019 ISATA KANNEH-MASON debuts at No. 1 in the Official Classical Artist Chart!
Jul 13, 2019 Yves Abel appointed principal conductor of San Diego Opera
Jul 13, 2019 Choreographer Wayne McGregor curates first record feat. Max Richter, Nico Muhly, Jon Hopkins & more
Jul 13, 2019 Deborah Voigt Changes Managers--and Repertoire
Jul 13, 2019 Tanglewood Forever Campaign Exceeds Donation Goal
Jul 12, 2019 DSO one of 19 U.S. orchestras to receive League of American Orchestras' American Orchestras Futures Fund grant
Jul 12, 2019 Homeless charity Streetwise Opera present Bizet’s much-loved opera Carmen with a free lunchtime performance at the Royal Opera House
Jul 11, 2019 Herbert Blomstedt is 92 today
Jul 11, 2019 Festival creates Music and Wine pairings in innovative new collaboration with leading sommeliers
Jul 11, 2019 Uma Thurman to Perform in July 24 World Premiere of André Previn and Tom Stoppard's Penelope
Jul 11, 2019 Hans Graf appointed chief conductor of Singapore Symphony Orchestra from 2020-21 season
Jul 11, 2019 Sad news: violinist Aaron Rosand dies aged 92
Jul 11, 2019 London Mozart Players return to the refurbished Fairfield Halls as Resident Orchestra | Gala concert: Wednesday 18th September 2019, 7.30pm
Jul 11, 2019 Musicians' Company Inaugural Choral Director Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Sir Stephen Cleobury CBE
Jul 11, 2019 Reports suggest that Radu Lupu has retired
Jul 10, 2019 Jonas Kaufmann is 50 today
Jul 10, 2019 Winners announced of BBC Proms Inspire
Jul 10, 2019 Graham Johnson is 69 today
Jul 10, 2019 Josephine Veasey is 89 today
Jul 10, 2019 Houston Grand Opera Receives 2019 Telly Award for HGOco’s Star-Cross’d Episode 1, Boundless
Jul 09, 2019 Oxford Lieder Festival opening 11 October, world-leading singers | Tales of Beyond – Magic, Myths and Mortals
Jul 09, 2019 John Mark Ainsley is 56 today
Jul 09, 2019 Tanglewood Announces Cancellation of Meow Meow
Jul 08, 2019 Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Jul 07, 2019 Ringo Starr is 79 today
Jul 07, 2019 João Gilberto, the Father of Bossa Nova, and a singer of The Girl from Ipanema, dies aged 88
Jul 06, 2019 Vladimir Ashkenazy is 82 today
Jul 06, 2019 Anthony Marwood is 54 today
Jul 06, 2019 Claude-Michel Schönberg is 75 today
Jul 06, 2019 Tamara Sinyavskaya is 76 today
Jul 05, 2019 BBC Proms TV Coverage
Jul 05, 2019 Paul Daniel is 61 today
Jul 05, 2019 The Orchestra urging business leaders to take the baton: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra perform on disability inclusion
Jul 04, 2019 Winner announced for Cheltenham Music Festival's 75th Birthday Fanfare | Ian Lawson awarded £250 prize
Jul 04, 2019 Launching a New London Orchestra Gives Recent Retiree a New Challenge
Jul 03, 2019 Salzburg Festival 2019: Luigi Nono Il canto sospeso: Jens Harzer takes on the role of narrator instead of Bruno Ganz | Concert as part of the Ouverture spirituelle on 24 July, 8:30 pm, Kollegienkirche
Jul 03, 2019 Brigitte Fassbaender is 80 today
Jul 02, 2019 Andrew Marriner retires from LSO tonight
Jul 01, 2019 Academy of St Martin in the Fields announces its 60th anniversary season
Jul 01, 2019 Cellist Alex Ciulin wins Junior Guildhall Lutine Prize 2019
Jul 01, 2019 Nikolai Demidenko is 64 today
Jul 01, 2019 Salzburg Festival & Grigory Sokolov present: Alexandra Dovgan in a concert on 31 July at 3 pm
Jun 30, 2019 Esa-Pekka Salonen is 61 today
Jun 30, 2019 James Loughran is 88 today
Jun 29, 2019 Baltimore Symphony CEO Says Lockout Will End September
Jun 29, 2019 Top Juilliard Educator Resigns
Jun 29, 2019 Semyon Bychkov & Czech Philharmonic to release The Tchaikovsky Project
Jun 29, 2019 Anne-Sophie Mutter is 56 today
Jun 28, 2019 British Violinist Daniel Hope Is Named as Next President of Beethoven-Haus Bonn
Jun 28, 2019 Tchaikovsky Competition XVI Winners
Jun 28, 2019 Searching for Ludwig: Introducing the Kronberg Academy Festival, 25 September to 1 October 2019
Jun 27, 2019 MTT update regarding: Michael Tilson Thomas Withdraws From All Engagements From June 17 Until September 3
Jun 27, 2019 Opera Rara: Carlo Rizzi for Mark Elder
Jun 27, 2019 Young String Players Can Apply to Perform, Tour, and Train with Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique and John Eliot Gardiner in MCO’s 2019-20 Monteverdi Apprentices Programme
Jun 27, 2019 1,000 pupils perform in largest ever UK staging of Carmen at London’s Olympic Park
Jun 27, 2019 Hugh Wood is 87 today
Jun 27, 2019 DSO performs the Music of Queen with vocalist and full rock band at Meadow Brook, July 14
Jun 27, 2019 MILOŠ
Jun 26, 2019 Guildhall School of Music & Drama awarded £984,000 to lead 3-year international research project on the social impact of making music
Jun 26, 2019 ZoneOut - Australia's new music festival
Jun 26, 2019 Royal Albert Hall’s 20-year plan will revitalise and restore the Grade I-listed building
Jun 26, 2019 Nelly Akopian-Tamarina at Queen Elizabeth Hall tonight: CANCELLED
Jun 26, 2019 Veronika Krausas wins tenth annual Elaine Lebenbom Memorial Award for Female Composers
Jun 25, 2019 Proms 15 & 17 (30 & 31 July)
Jun 25, 2019 Riga Jurmala Music Festival announces Susanna Mälkki to replace indisposed Mariss Jansons for the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra’s concerts on 19 and 21 July in Riga
Jun 25, 2019 Press Release of the Salzburg Festival | Yannick Nézet-Séguin will conduct the two concerts of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Jun 25, 2019 Marek Janowski: Inaugural Concert as Chief Conductor of the Dresden Philharmonic with Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony
Jun 24, 2019 RSNO appoints two Associate Leaders | Lena Zeliszewska and Emily Davis to take on joint role of Associate Leader
Jun 24, 2019 Opera North appointments
Jun 24, 2019 Henning Ruhe appointed as the new Artistic Director Opera/Drama at the Göteborg Opera
Jun 24, 2019 Terry Riley is 84 today
Jun 24, 2019 Pianist Orion Weiss steps in for Shai Wosner in upcoming DSO performances, June 27, 28, & 30
Jun 23, 2019 Wigmore Hall Sunday June 23, today: the recital by Matthias Goerne & Antonio Pappano is CANCELLED, as is Goerne's June 26 concert
Jun 23, 2019 Andrei Kymach wins BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019
Jun 23, 2019 Nicholas Cleobury is 69 today
Jun 23, 2019 Kim Begley is 67 today
Jun 22, 2019 La Scala: Pereira Is Out, Dominique Meyer Is In
Jun 22, 2019 The Light in the Piazza Makes Its London Debut
Jun 22, 2019 Teatro Regio Torino Intendant Booed at Season Launch
Jun 22, 2019 Libor Pešek is 86 today
Jun 22, 2019 Concert Artist Guild's Steve Shaiman Resigns
Jun 21, 2019 Mingjie Lei from China wins Song Prize at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019 | Five singers – Mingjie Lei, Patrick Guetti, Andrei Kymach, Sooyeon Lee and Guadalupe Barrientos – announced for Main Prize final on Saturday 22 June
Jun 21, 2019 Judith Bingham is 67 today
Jun 20, 2019 Welcome to the urban jungle: Smithfield Market transforms into a Beastly paradise this August
Jun 20, 2019 Brian Wilson is 77 today
Jun 20, 2019 Lionel Richie is 70 today
Jun 20, 2019 Stephen Lord resigns from Michigan Opera Theater
Jun 20, 2019 Proms 29 & 30: The Warner Brothers Story | Judy Garland, Doris Day, Harry Potter, My Fair Lady
Jun 20, 2019 Jacques Offenbach born 200 years ago today
Jun 19, 2019 Scottish Ensemble celebrates its 50th Anniversary season with new co-productions, pioneering collaborators, Scottish and international commissions, and a new Glasgow festival of string music
Jun 19, 2019 Ian Page and The Mozartists explore Mozart’s travels across Europe, making their début at Lichfield Festival and returning to Wigmore Hall
Jun 19, 2019 James Vivian is 45 today
Jun 19, 2019 Barry Ife is 72 today
Jun 19, 2019 Conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl steps in for Gábor Takács-Nagy in upcoming DSO performances, June 27, 28, & 30
Jun 18, 2019 Snape Maltings Concerts and Events in Autumn 2019
Jun 18, 2019 Gloria Vanderbilt, one-time wife of Leopold Stokowski, dies aged 95
Jun 18, 2019 Peter Donohoe is 66 today
Jun 18, 2019 Katie Derham is 49 today
Jun 17, 2019 RNCM announces 2019 Gold Medal winners
Jun 17, 2019 Andermatt Concert Hall opens with Berliner Philharmoniker concert
Jun 17, 2019 The Rychenberg Competition nominates 10 composers
Jun 17, 2019 Barry Manilow is 76 today
Jun 17, 2019 Phyllida Lloyd is 62 today
Jun 17, 2019 Guildhall School of Music & Drama launches new Masters in Electronic Music to commence in September 2020
Jun 16, 2019 Franco Zeffirelli has died aged 96
Jun 15, 2019 JOHN WILLIAMS joins forces with ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER for new movie-themed album
Jun 15, 2019 Richard Strauss: Salome new edition announced for 2020
Jun 15, 2019 Bernard Haitink to Retire
Jun 15, 2019 Andris Poga & Stavanger Symphony
Jun 15, 2019 Chicago SO Musician Outlines the Players’ Successful Strike Strategy
Jun 15, 2019 Pianist Kirill Gerstein Consolidates Management Team
Jun 15, 2019 Paul Patterson is 72 today
Jun 15, 2019 Raphael Wallfisch is 66 today
Jun 14, 2019 The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust are granted approval for UK’s first school to be established in partnership with an orchestra
Jun 14, 2019 BBC Proms at ... Battersea Arts Centre, July 27
Jun 14, 2019 June Spencer, Peggy Woolley in The Archers, is 100 today
Jun 14, 2019 Philharmonia Orchestra brings The Virtual Orchestra to Basingstoke in partnership with Anvil Arts and Festival Place during July and August
Jun 14, 2019 Free Weekend of Music for Cheltenham Music Festival’s 75th anniversary
Jun 14, 2019 Julie Felix is 81 today
Jun 14, 2019 Boy George is 58 today
Jun 14, 2019 Royal Opera House: Arnold Rutkowski to sing Don José in Carmen on 16 and 20 July
Jun 13, 2019 Iceland Symphony Orchestra appoints Eva Ollikainen as Chief Conductor & Artistic Director
Jun 13, 2019 RNCM PRiSM awarded prestigious Research England E3 funding
Jun 13, 2019 Welsh National Opera brings Prokofiev’s War and Peace to the Royal Opera House on 23 and 24 July 2019
Jun 13, 2019 Lincoln Center Announces 2019 White Light Festival, October 19–November 24
Jun 13, 2019 Sarah Connolly is 56 today
Jun 13, 2019 Gwynne Howell is 81 today
Jun 13, 2019 Houston Chamber Choir Announces Soul-Stirring 2019-2020 Season, Illuminations
Jun 13, 2019 Sikorski Music Publishing will be combined with Concord Music Publishing’s venerable Boosey & Hawkes division, bringing together two giants of Russian classical copyrights
Jun 12, 2019 Birthday Fanfare for Cheltenham Music Festival's 75th | Open Competition offering £250 cash prize
Jun 12, 2019 Homeless charity Streetwise Opera returns to the Royal Opera House for a seven-week residency exploring Bizet’s much-loved opera Carmen
Jun 12, 2019 Vienna Philharmonic Honorary Membership for Herbert Blomstedt
Jun 12, 2019 Cadogan Hall presents its twelfth Choral at Cadogan series in 2019-20
Jun 12, 2019 John Copley is 86 today
Jun 11, 2019 The Leeds International Piano Competition announces major new artistic partnerships and appointments
Jun 11, 2019 Gramophone Awards announce ten ensembles shortlisted for 2019 Orchestra of the Year Award
Jun 10, 2019 São ​Paulo Symphony Orchestra appoints Thierry Fischer as Music Director, effective March 2020 | Current Music Director Marin Alsop becomes Conductor Emeritus
Jun 10, 2019 Mark-Anthony Turnage is 59 today
Jun 10, 2019 Memorial to Alan Dower Blumlein
Jun 10, 2019 Southbank Centre’s first Creative Health Conference officially kickstarts National Creativity and Wellbeing Week
Jun 10, 2019 Anthony Rooley is 75 today
Jun 09, 2019 Charles Wuorinen is 81 today
Jun 09, 2019 Anoushka Shankar is 38 today
Jun 08, 2019 Authoritarian or Not, Barenboim Keeps Berlin
Jun 08, 2019 Live Music Now Founder Ian Stoutzker recieves knighthood in the birthday honours List
Jun 08, 2019 Composer Jonathan Dove receives a CBE in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours List
Jun 08, 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019
Jun 08, 2019 Five U.S. Orchestras Commission Hybrid Work from Mason Bates
Jun 08, 2019 The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players to Honor Tony Award Winner and Show Business Tour de Force Rupert Holmes: At Annual Gala, Wednesday June 12 at The Players
Jun 08, 2019 Nancy Sinatra is 79 today
Jun 08, 2019 Emanuel Ax is 70 today
Jun 07, 2019 The Royal Opera presents the 2019 Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance
Jun 07, 2019 Roberto Alagna is 56 today
Jun 07, 2019 Tom Jones is 79 today
Jun 06, 2019 Music Director Riccardo Muti Leads Two Weeks of Subscription Concerts and Activities in Final CSO Residency of the 2018/19 Season
Jun 06, 2019 One month to go until the free live broadcast of Carmen on the BP Big Screen all over the UK
Jun 06, 2019 The Royal Opera tours to Japan in September 2019
Jun 06, 2019 Guildhall School of Music & Drama presents the 2019 Guildhall Chamber Music Festival
Jun 06, 2019 The Grange Festival announce their 2020 season
Jun 06, 2019 $55 Million Gift to The Philadelphia Orchestra Association
Jun 06, 2019 Louis Andriessen is 80 today
Jun 05, 2019 LPO PLUS: London Philharmonic Orchestra is the first UK orchestra to offer a points-based loyalty scheme to reward today’s concert-goer
Jun 05, 2019 Tsinandali Festival, a major new 15-day international music festival announced in the heart of Georgia's wine country
Jun 05, 2019 The Sixteen announces its new cohort of Genesis Sixteen singers & presents its sixth Sounds Sublime Festival
Jun 05, 2019 Jesse Rosen to Step Down as CEO of Orchestra League
Jun 05, 2019 Martha Argerich is 78 today
Jun 05, 2019 HRH Prince of Wales Becomes President of Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Jun 05, 2019 Laurie Anderson is 72 today
Jun 04, 2019 Alpesh Chauhan nominated for The Times Breakthrough Award at The 2019 South Bank Sky Arts Awards
Jun 04, 2019 Nicola Benedetti to become NYO Ambassador
Jun 04, 2019 Salome opens the Bergen International Festival 2020
Jun 04, 2019 Cecilia Bartoli is 53 today
Jun 04, 2019 Leslie Odom, Jr. will perform at DSO's ninth annual Heroes Gala and Benefit Concert, June 22
Jun 03, 2019 Longborough Festival Opera announces collaboration with The Academy of Ancient Music in 2020
Jun 03, 2019 Guildhall School presents Merrily We Roll Along as its summer musical
Jun 03, 2019 Junior Guildhall violinist Leia Zhu makes her debut with the Mariinsky Orchestra tonight at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg
Jun 03, 2019 Suzi Quatro is 69 today
Jun 03, 2019 Garsington Opera's Falstaff nominated for prestigious award
Jun 02, 2019 Mark Elder is 72 today
Jun 02, 2019 Carlos Acosta is 46 today
Jun 02, 2019 Michael Clark is 57 today
Jun 01, 2019 Gatti's Career Skyrockets in Italy: Job No.3 Announced
Jun 01, 2019 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Managing Director Resigns
Jun 01, 2019 Gerard Schwarz Headed to Palm Beach
Jun 01, 2019 Paco Peña is 77 today
May 31, 2019 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Cancels Summer Concerts
May 31, 2019 Inon Barnatan Begins La Jolla Music Directorship; Plays Aspen, Santa Fe, Tanglewood and Spoleto Festivals This Summer
May 31, 2019 Pierre-Laurent Aimard Comes to U.S. This Summer for Messiaen at Caramoor, Birtwistle and Ravel at Music Academy of the West, and Beethoven at Mostly Mozart
May 30, 2019 More live TV coverage than ever before for BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019 | Extensive coverage across BBC TV, radio and online | 15-22 June 2019
May 30, 2019 A gravity-defying staging of Mozart's unfinished Requiem with Yoann Bourgeois and Insula orchestra
May 30, 2019 American Composers Orchestra Announces Three Commissions from the 2019 Underwood New Music Readings
May 30, 2019 Inaugural Strings & Piano Festival Launches in Miami Celebrating Legacy of Violinist Josef Gingold
May 30, 2019 DSO
May 29, 2019 The Academy of Ancient Music appoints new Principal Oboe
May 29, 2019 Antoine Tamestit and Masato Suzuki announce duo recording on Harmonia Mundi
May 29, 2019 Danny Elfman is 66 today
May 29, 2019 Noel Gallagher is 52 today
May 29, 2019 Francis Rossi is 70 today
May 29, 2019 Linda Esther Gray is 71 today
May 28, 2019 Kylie Minogue is 51 today
May 28, 2019 Gladys Knight is 75 today
May 27, 2019 The Jury of the VIII Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition has chosen eight singers for the Final out of 20 semifinalists
May 27, 2019 Thea Musgrave is 91 today
May 27, 2019 150 Jahre Opernhaus am Ring | 150 Years of the Vienna Opera House: Open Air Anniversary Concert
May 26, 2019 William Bolcom is 81 today
May 26, 2019 New research reveals national inequality in access to A-Level music education
May 25, 2019 Dudamel Grabs Another Gold Ring
May 25, 2019 Decca conquers...
May 25, 2019 Arcola announces 2019 Grimeborn Opera Festival
May 24, 2019 Garsington 2020
May 24, 2019 Bob Dylan is 78 today
May 24, 2019 Paul McCreesh is 59 today
May 24, 2019 Scotland’s only 5-star concert venue, Edinburgh’s stunning Usher Hall, is proud to announce the 2019-20 programme for its much-loved Sunday Classics season
May 23, 2019 A Festival Opening flying across the city
May 23, 2019 Fenella Humphreys pairs Max Richter’s classical chart-topping Recomposed: The Four Seasons with meditative masterworks by Vasks and Pärt for new Rubicon Classics recording
May 23, 2019 Natalia Franklin Pierce has been appointed Executive Director of nonclassical
May 23, 2019 Opera in the City Festival
May 23, 2019 Thierry Fischer Announces Plans to Conclude Tenure as Utah Symphony Music Director Following 2021–22 Season
May 22, 2019 Philharmonia Orchestra announces next Principal Conductor: Santtu-Matias Rouvali
May 22, 2019 Santtu-Matias Rouvali signs for a further four years with Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
May 22, 2019 Shanghai Symphony Orchestra announces programme for 10th Music in the Summer Air Festival | 2 July – 15 July, Shanghai
May 22, 2019 Saffron Hall announces exceptional events for music lovers in East of England as it reveals first half of rich new 2019/20 season | September 2019 – January 2020
May 22, 2019 Star cast join Edward Gardner and Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra in Peter Grimes at Royal Festival Hall (30 November 2019)
May 22, 2019 Michael Garvey announced as Executive Director of the Benedetti Foundation
May 21, 2019 Canadian pianist Tony Siqi Yun wins first prize at inaugural China International Music Competition
May 21, 2019 The Grange Festival International Singing Competition returns in Autumn 2019
May 21, 2019 Heinz Holliger is 80 today
May 21, 2019 Rosalind Plowright is 70 today
May 21, 2019 The Rundfunkchor Berlin presents its new season 2019/20
May 20, 2019 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra receives gift of £250,000 from John Osborn to support centenary celebrations
May 20, 2019 Emma Johnson is 53 today
May 20, 2019 Tim Albery is 67 today
May 20, 2019 Cher is 73 today
May 20, 2019 Jonathon Heyward announced as next Chief Conductor of Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie
May 19, 2019 American, Canadian and Russian pianists go through to Final of China International Music Competition and chance to win unprecedented cash prizes
May 19, 2019 Eurovision Song Contest 2019: The Netherlands wins in Tel Aviv
May 19, 2019 Pete Townshend is 74 today
May 19, 2019 Stephen Varcoe is 70 today
May 18, 2019 Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Music Director Will Exit
May 18, 2019 Met Opera Tax Return Reveals Levine's Compensation
May 18, 2019 Rick Wakeman is 70 today
May 17, 2019 Six pianists progress to Final rounds of First China International Music Competition for a chance to win unprecedented cash prizes
May 17, 2019 Memory – the 2019/2020 season of the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
May 17, 2019 Oslo Philharmonic and Vasily Petrenko celebrate the orchestra’s centenary with eight-concert, seven-country European tour (13-22 October 2019)
May 17, 2019 Andrew Litton is 60 today
May 17, 2019 HRH hosts Royal Gala at Windsor Castle for RCM's More Music campaign
May 17, 2019 Ivor Bolton is 61 today
May 17, 2019 Tamara Rojo is 45 today
May 16, 2019 Didgeridoos, Beethoven and immersive experiences; BBC NOW presents 2019-20 season
May 16, 2019 The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra performs works by Krzysztof Penderecki in honour of his 85th birthday
May 15, 2019 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Announce Electrifying 2019/20 Season | Strauss’ masterpiece the pinnacle of a high-octane year: Karabits, Montero and more | 2 October 2019 – 13 May 2020
May 15, 2019 Brian Eno is 71 today
May 15, 2019 Jaws in Detroit
May 14, 2019 Royal Opera House announces 17 new productions for its 2019/20 Season
May 14, 2019 The London Handel Festival and The Royal Opera announce a co-production of Handel’s Susanna starring members of The Royal Opera’s Jette Parker Young Artists Programme
May 14, 2019 The Royal Opera presents the world premiere of She Described it to Death by Doctoral Composer-in-Residence, Matt Rogers, a co-commission with Guildhall School
May 14, 2019 East Neuk Festival’s Lost at Sea wins Scottish Awards for New Music award
May 14, 2019 Garsington Opera's Youth Company
May 13, 2019 Samantha Clarke wins Guildhall School’s Gold Medal 2019
May 13, 2019 Doris Day dies aged 97
May 13, 2019 Anna Rakitina to Boston Symphony
May 13, 2019 Tasmin Little is 54 today
May 13, 2019 Jane Glover is 70 today
May 13, 2019 David Hill is 62 today
May 13, 2019 Stevie Wonder is 69 today
May 12, 2019 Burt Bacharach is 91 today
May 12, 2019 Deborah Warner is 60 today
May 11, 2019 Aurora Orchestra takes off with Music of the Spheres tour
May 11, 2019 Well-connected Biz Exec Creates an Orchestra for Daniele Gatti
May 11, 2019 Judith Weir is 65 today
May 11, 2019 Julian Joseph is 53 today
May 11, 2019 All Hail the (Invisible) Opera Prompter
May 11, 2019 Premiere of M. Butterfly Sparks Santa Fe Opera's 2020 Season
May 10, 2019 Glyndebourne’s first production of Dialogues des Carmélites to open Glyndebourne Festival 2020
May 10, 2019 First China International Music Competition announces Semi-finalists
May 10, 2019 Helen Sprott & Philharmonia Orchestra
May 10, 2019 Renée Fleming to release first lieder album for almost two decades
May 10, 2019 NAC Orchestra
May 10, 2019 Debbie Wiseman is 56 today
May 09, 2019 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra 2019-2020 Season Announced
May 09, 2019 Albert & Victoria: The Coburg Connection A celebratory gala concert to mark the 200th birthdays of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert
May 09, 2019 Anne Sofie von Otter is 64 today
May 09, 2019 New York Philharmonic: Associate Principal Viola Rebecca Young To Receive Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service From League of American Orchestras
May 08, 2019 RCM Opera Studio: Trouble in Tahiti & A Dinner Engagement
May 08, 2019 Leeds International Piano Competition announces pioneering learning, engagement and community projects
May 08, 2019 Soprano Lisette Oropesa wins the Met’s 2019 Beverly Sills Artist Award
May 08, 2019 Buxton International Festival announce new travel partnership with Virgin Trains
May 08, 2019 Felicity Lott is 72 today
May 08, 2019 Keith Jarrett is 74 today
May 07, 2019 BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists 2019-2021
May 07, 2019 Anne Dudley is 63 today
May 07, 2019 Nicholas Hytner is 63 today
May 07, 2019 Hallé 2019/20 season
May 07, 2019 Mariam Batsashvili & Warner Classics
May 06, 2019 Carola Reul to be new managing director of the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie
May 05, 2019 Beethoven 250: Cardiff’s Classical Forces Come Together in City-wide Celebrations in 2020
May 05, 2019 Goldsmiths News Release: Heartbeat predicts errors in expert pianists
May 04, 2019 Osmo Vänskä to Seoul Philharmonic in January 2020
May 04, 2019 A Fête at the Met for Plácido's 50 Years
May 04, 2019 Washington Ballet Hires Orchestra Exec as Its CEO
May 04, 2019 Lorenzo Viotti appointed to Netherlands Philharmonic & Dutch National Opera
May 03, 2019 Martin James Bartlett & Warner Classics; new release today
May 02, 2019 Nicholas Collon announced as first non-Finnish Chief Conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
May 02, 2019 New York Philharmonic: Shanghai Orchestra Academy and Partnership
May 02, 2019 Emerson String Quartet & Beethoven
May 02, 2019 Valery Gergiev is 66 today
May 01, 2019 Shortlist announced for 2019 Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera International Song Competition
May 01, 2019 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra launches centenary celebrations with ambitious 2019-2020 season
Apr 30, 2019 Legendary soprano Leontyne Price honoured at 2019 International Opera Awards
Apr 30, 2019 The 2019/2020 Season of the Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation with the New Chief Conductor Kirill Petrenko
Apr 30, 2019 Mitsuko Uchida at Carnegie Hall – April 30 Schubert recital postponed until June 18
Apr 30, 2019 Andrew Carwood is 54 today
Apr 29, 2019 Zubin Mehta is 83 today
Apr 29, 2019 Longborough Festival Opera welcomes new generation to opera with 2019 Young Artist Production
Apr 29, 2019 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s Song Festival with Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla | Sunday 9 June 2019
Apr 28, 2019 Nicola LeFanu is 72 today
Apr 28, 2019 CSO Association and CSO Musicians Reach Agreement on New Five-Year Contract
Apr 27, 2019 Isata Kanneh-Mason signs to Decca Classics, releases Clara Schumann record
Apr 27, 2019 New Piano Competition in China Offers $150,000 Top Prize
Apr 27, 2019 Houston Symphony Lures Detroit's Concertmaster
Apr 27, 2019 Louis Lortie is 60 today
Apr 27, 2019 Royal Concertgebouw Backs Down, Wishes Gatti Well
Apr 27, 2019 Igor Oistrakh is 88 today
Apr 27, 2019 Tommy Smith is 52 today
Apr 26, 2019 Alan Gilbert Launches Tenure as Chief Conductor of NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra Next Season
Apr 26, 2019 Barry Manilow to headline BBC Proms in the Park
Apr 26, 2019 Jess Gillam
Apr 26, 2019 John Nelson & Berlioz's Damnation of Faust
Apr 25, 2019 Lux Trio wins 2019 Parkhouse Award
Apr 25, 2019 Orchestra of St. Luke’s Announces Detailed 2019–2020 Season: Chamber Music Series, Carnegie Hall Series, Music in Color and Free Concerts
Apr 25, 2019 Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020 Announces Applications and Jury
Apr 25, 2019 Truls Mørk is 58 today
Apr 24, 2019 The orchestra Orfeo 55 ends its activities
Apr 24, 2019 Royal Academy of Music embarks on a major new educational partnership with the Czech Philharmonic
Apr 24, 2019 Czech Philharmonic: First BBC Prom since Bychkov's appointment as Chief Conductor & Music Director
Apr 24, 2019 Roxanna Panufnik is 51 today
Apr 24, 2019 Barbra Streisand is 77 today
Apr 24, 2019 John Williams is 78 today
Apr 24, 2019 Christian Tetzlaff is 53 today
Apr 23, 2019 Britten Sinfonia and Thomas Adès conclude their three-year Beethoven Symphony Cycle with performances of Symphonies 7, 8 and 9
Apr 23, 2019 Barry Douglas is 59 today
Apr 22, 2019 Heather Harper dies aged 88
Apr 22, 2019 Joshua Rifkin is 75 today
Apr 21, 2019 Jörg Demus dies aged 90
Apr 20, 2019 Aspen Hires New General Manager
Apr 20, 2019 New Leaders, New Venue, New Summer Season for La Jolla
Apr 20, 2019 ROH Loses Its Appeal on Damaged Hearing Case
Apr 20, 2019 John Eliot Gardiner is 76 today
Apr 20, 2019 ABO Sirens awards for 2019, including Proms performance of Dorothy Howell's LAMIA
Apr 19, 2019 Yan Pascal Tortelier is 72 today
Apr 19, 2019 Murray Perahia is 72 today
Apr 19, 2019 Mitsuko Uchida at Carnegie Hall – April 30 Schubert recital postponed
Apr 18, 2019 Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Monteverdi Choir, and John Eliot Gardiner Perform Berlioz’s First Opera, Benvenuto Cellini, at London’s BBC Proms (Sep 2), Crowning High-Profile European Tour to Honor 150th Anniversary of Composer’s Death
Apr 18, 2019 Shanghai Symphony Orchestra World Tour
Apr 18, 2019 Nemanja Radulović makes his debut at the BBC Proms with Kirill Karabits and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Apr 18, 2019 Roberto Alagna marks his 100th Royal Opera performance by singing the title role in Andrea Chénier
Apr 17, 2019 Unveiling the 2019 BBC Proms: Friday 19 July–Saturday 14 September
Apr 17, 2019 Daniel Kramer to step down as English National Opera’s Artistic Director
Apr 17, 2019 Southbank Centre presents a weekend of free, new music as part of PRS Foundation’s New Music Biennial 2019
Apr 17, 2019 Cancellation: Murray Perahia/Barbican recital on 3 June 2019
Apr 16, 2019 East Neuk Festival’s audience development work recognised in shortlist for 2019 Scottish Awards for New Music
Apr 15, 2019 Presteigne Festival | 22-27 August 2019
Apr 15, 2019 Emma Thompson is 60 today
Apr 14, 2019 Julian Lloyd Webber is 68 today
Apr 14, 2019 Rob Cowan is 71 today
Apr 13, 2019 CSO Musicians Reject Management's Final Offer
Apr 13, 2019 Gerard Schwarz Takes Full-time Gig at Frost School of Music
Apr 12, 2019 Glyndebourne appoints Aidan Oliver as its new Chorus Master
Apr 12, 2019 John Gilhooly awarded Cobbett Medal
Apr 12, 2019 Salzburg Festival 2019: Elena Stikhina will take over the title role in Luigi Cherubini’s opera Médée
Apr 12, 2019 15th Musikfest Berlin from 30 August to 19 September 2019 | Musikfest Berlin 2019: Hector Berlioz and European Modernism
Apr 12, 2019 Snape Proms 2019: 1 – 31 August
Apr 12, 2019 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Don Giovanni
Apr 11, 2019 Laura van der Heijden’s debut recording with Petr Limonov named BBC Music Magazine Newcomer of the Year
Apr 11, 2019 Wigmore Hall’s vibrant series of late-night concerts returns this summer
Apr 11, 2019 Prelude to the future – a journey to the North | Paavo Järvi’s first season with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
Apr 10, 2019 Scottish Opera 2019-20
Apr 10, 2019 Igor Levit & Beethoven Piano Sonatas
Apr 10, 2019 Pavarotti, film directed by Ron Howard
Apr 10, 2019 Decca announce 'The Story of Decca Records 1929-2019' book - featuring Bowie, Rolling Stones, Pavarotti, Clapton and more
Apr 10, 2019 Lesley Garrett is 64 today
Apr 10, 2019 Piano City Milano 2019
Apr 10, 2019 Doric Quartet to give Debut Performance at Edinburgh International Festival with European Premiere of new Brett Dean String Quartet
Apr 09, 2019 Harrison Parrott to champion diversity & inclusivity in the Arts
Apr 09, 2019 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra to perform Elektra in 2020 with Catherine Foster in the title role
Apr 09, 2019 Guildhall School of Music & Drama presents first international Festival of Classical Improvisation
Apr 09, 2019 Aulis Sallinen is 84 today
Apr 09, 2019 Tom Lehrer is 91 today
Apr 09, 2019 Jerzy Maksymiuk is 83 today
Apr 09, 2019 Neil Jenkins is 74 today
Apr 08, 2019 Longborough Festival Opera Announces 2020 Season
Apr 08, 2019 Wagner Readings and Concerto Köln under the baton of Kent Nagano with Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder and Bruckner's Symphony No. 3, Cologne Philharmonie, 16 May
Apr 08, 2019 Transylvanian-born mezzo-soprano Eszter Balogh wins the 2019 Handel Singing Competition
Apr 08, 2019 Richard Tucker Music Foundation Names Lisette Oropesa as Winner of 2019 Richard Tucker Award
Apr 08, 2019 David Pickard is 59 today
Apr 08, 2019 Anthony Michaels-Moore is 62 today
Apr 08, 2019 Gustavo Dudamel withdraws from this week’s BSO concerts, April 9–13
Apr 08, 2019 SIMONE YOUNG To Replace Music Director JAAP van ZWEDEN In Conducting MAHLER’s Symphony No. 6, April 11–13, 2019
Apr 07, 2019 2019/2020 – The Dresden Philharmonic Introduces their new Concert Season
Apr 06, 2019 Change of Conductor for RSNO’s Forthcoming Beethoven Five Concerts
Apr 06, 2019 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center - May Concerts Include Premieres by Mark-Anthony Turnage and Andrew Norman, plus Calidore and Escher String Quartets
Apr 06, 2019 Felicity Palmer is 75 today
Apr 06, 2019 Pascal Rogé is 68 today
Apr 06, 2019 Meirion Bowen is 79 today
Apr 06, 2019 Women on the Podium: The Problem Persists
Apr 06, 2019 Confirmed: Doug Sheldon Is Out
Apr 05, 2019 Music Academy of the West’s 72nd Summer Season: Eight Weeks of Events on America’s Riviera (June 17–Aug 10), Highlighted by Festival Debut of LSO with Michael Tilson Thomas and West Coast Premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s Opera, Cold Mountain
Apr 05, 2019 Christian Thielemann, Staatskapelle Dresden, Schumann Symphonies, Sony
Apr 05, 2019 Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic 28th Annual Free Memorial Day Concert
Apr 05, 2019 Barbican and Culture Mile announce further line-up for Sound Unbound, free music festival, 18-19 May 2019
Apr 05, 2019 The Royal Opera CAST AMENDMENT: Gounod's Faust, 11 April - 6 May 2019
Apr 05, 2019 Julius Drake is 60 today
Apr 04, 2019 English National Opera announces 2019/20 Season
Apr 04, 2019 The Wiener Staatsoper presents its 2019/2020 season – 58 different operas, 21 ballets
Apr 04, 2019 RCM announces 2019 Summer Season featuring Vladimir Jurowski, Maxim Vengerov and an opera double-bill of Bernstein and Berkeley
Apr 04, 2019 Vladimir Jurowski is 47 today
Apr 04, 2019 Jane Eaglen is 59 today
Apr 04, 2019 Ivo Pogorelich Announcement
Apr 04, 2019 Monty Norman, composer of the James Bond Theme, is 91 today
Apr 03, 2019 The Berliner Philharmoniker to open Switzerland's New Concert Hall in Andermatt on 16 June 2019
Apr 03, 2019 Benjamin Bernheim signs exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon
Apr 03, 2019 Guildhall School of Music & Drama announces its Summer 2019 season
Apr 03, 2019 Doris Day is 97 today
Apr 03, 2019 Ian Page and The Mozartists explore Mozart’s travels across Europe, making their début at Lichfield Festival and returning to Wigmore Hall
Apr 03, 2019 Applications are now open for LPO Junior Artists 2019/20
Apr 03, 2019 Musical tribute to the textile workers of the Industrial Revolution for premiere by the Orchestra of Opera North
Apr 03, 2019 Peter W. May and Oscar L. Tang Elected Co-Chairs Of the New York Philharmonic Board of Directors
Apr 02, 2019 Seven of the UK’s leading mental health and music charities join Classical Music magazine to call on leaders in the classical music industry to tackle mental health crisis in the sector
Apr 02, 2019 Paul Gambaccini is 70 today
Apr 02, 2019 LSO BMW Classics Concert 30 June 2019
Apr 02, 2019 Ryan Wigglesworth to conduct Die Zauberflöte at Glyndebourne Festival 2019
Apr 02, 2019 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Allianz Musical Insurance launch search for Young Composer-in-Association
Apr 02, 2019 Two operas in final shortlist of Fedora Generali Prize for Opera for Music Theatre Wales
Apr 02, 2019 Islington Council launches pioneering partnership with Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Apr 02, 2019 Raymond Gubbay is 73 today
Apr 02, 2019 Joyce DiDonato Leads Master Classes for Young Singers, April 12-14
Apr 01, 2019 Boston Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Andris Nelsons Announce 2019–20 Season
Apr 01, 2019 Christian Thielemann is 60 today
Apr 01, 2019 John Eliot Gardiner to conduct West Side Story in Edinburgh
Apr 01, 2019 Winners of Carl Nielsen Competition 2019
Apr 01, 2019 DSO announces 2019-2020 Young People's Family Concerts and Tiny Tots series
Apr 01, 2019 Suzy Klein is 44 today
Mar 31, 2019 Christopher Hampson is 45 today
Mar 31, 2019 Tess Knighton is 62 today
Mar 31, 2019 Five singers named winners of the 2019 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions
Mar 30, 2019 Chicago Cancels Another Week as Strike Drags On
Mar 30, 2019 Marin Alsop to Chair 2021 Van Cliburn Jury
Mar 30, 2019 Alice Tully Hall, April 2, Piotr Anderszewski cancels
Mar 30, 2019 Judge Dismisses Some of Levine's Claims Against Met Opera
Mar 30, 2019 Margaret Fingerhut is 64 today
Mar 30, 2019 Universal Music Announces Shakeup at the Top
Mar 30, 2019 NJ Attorney General Throws Wrench in Works of Westminster College Sale
Mar 30, 2019 Norah Jones is 40 today
Mar 29, 2019 JoAnn Falletta Named 2019 Classical Woman of the Year by American Public Media's Performance Today
Mar 29, 2019 Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra tours to five countries in South America for the first time
Mar 29, 2019 Opera North's residency programme for BAME music-makers returns, April & May 2019
Mar 29, 2019 This Spring, Alisa Weilerstein Tours Transfigured Nights Chamber Program in the U.S., Plays Solo Bach in Berkeley, Guangzhou, Paris and Hamburg
Mar 29, 2019 Gareth Malone and Opera Holland Park Community Chorus reunite for International Opera Awards 2019
Mar 29, 2019 BCMG to premiere new work by Robert Reid Allan inspired by school P.E. lessons in cross-genre collaboration with filmmaker Sasha Balmazi-Owen and actor/dancer/singer Richard Court
Mar 29, 2019 Rosalind Plowright OBE Celebrates her 70th birthday the day after opening at Covent Garden
Mar 29, 2019 The Royal Opera presents SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill in the Linbury Theatre
Mar 29, 2019 The Royal Opera presents A Man of Good Hope in the Linbury Theatre
Mar 29, 2019 Vangelis is 76 today
Mar 29, 2019 John Suchet is 75 today
Mar 29, 2019 Lang Lang makes history
Mar 29, 2019 There is no Planet B
Mar 29, 2019 Breaking the Waves
Mar 29, 2019 Naxos: The Music of Brazil
Mar 29, 2019 Christophe Rousset records the first book of toccatas by Girolamo Frescobaldi, the first great composer for the harpsichord
Mar 29, 2019 Decca Classics announce details of soprano Lise Davidsen's debut record
Mar 29, 2019 Violinist, Linus Roth named as New Intendant of Schwäbischer Frühling Music Festival / Recording News
Mar 28, 2019 Carl Nielsen International Competition 2019 Finalists
Mar 28, 2019 PLAY THE MILE for 100 days from 18 May - 25 August
Mar 28, 2019 Two musician appointments to the RSNO
Mar 28, 2019 Garsington Opera's acclaimed Falstaff to reach global audience
Mar 28, 2019 HANDEL REMIXED by Festival Voices at the London Handel Festival 12.04.19
Mar 28, 2019 Houston Chamber Choir Releases CD of Duruflé: Complete Choral Works on Apr. 5 on British Label Signum Records
Mar 27, 2019 Edinburgh International Festival 2019 Programme Announced
Mar 27, 2019 The Sixteen and Harry Christophers CBE give world premiere of Sir James MacMillan’s Symphony No.5 Le grand inconnu at Edinburgh International Festival
Mar 27, 2019 Return of Impressionist-Inspired La bohème Closes Opera Philadelphia’s 2018-19 Season at Academy of Music
Mar 27, 2019 George Bruell appointed to HarrisonParrott
Mar 27, 2019 Maria Ewing is 69 today
Mar 26, 2019 DSO and Interlochen announce summer concert and residency, July 24-28
Mar 26, 2019 RSNO follow the leader for Beethoven programme; Sharon Roffman to direct forthcoming Beethoven Five concerts
Mar 26, 2019 The Academy of Ancient Music and The Space release new film exploring the craft of an artisan cello maker
Mar 26, 2019 London Festival of Baroque Music 2019: Crossing the Border 10-18 May 2019
Mar 26, 2019 Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning wins National Creative Learning Award’s SEND Achievement for its work with The Garden School
Mar 25, 2019 Victor Hochhauser dies aged 95
Mar 25, 2019 New sub-label for Resonus Classics announced as home of Alamire
Mar 25, 2019 Scott Walker dies aged 76
Mar 25, 2019 Humphrey Burton is 88 today
Mar 25, 2019 Elton John is 72 today
Mar 23, 2019 Michael Nyman is 75 today
Mar 23, 2019 La Scala Returns Saudi $$$; Pereira Manages to Keep His Job
Mar 23, 2019 Seattle Opera Hires New General Director
Mar 23, 2019 Robert Spano to Fort Worth and Some Interesting Coincidences
Mar 23, 2019 Sequeira Costa dies aged 89
Mar 22, 2019 Britten-Pears Foundation and Snape Maltings announce their intention to merge to become the Benjamin Britten Foundation
Mar 22, 2019 2019 Elgar Festival will Celebrate Centenary of the Composer's Cello Concerto
Mar 22, 2019 Stephen Sondheim is 89 today
Mar 22, 2019 Fanny Waterman is 99 today
Mar 22, 2019 Andrew Lloyd Webber is 71 today
Mar 22, 2019 Christopher Wheeldon is 46 today
Mar 22, 2019 Alan Opie is 74 today
Mar 22, 2019 Roger Whittaker is 83 today
Mar 22, 2019 George Benson is 76 today
Mar 22, 2019 Opera Rara release the world première recording of Donizetti's L'Ange de Nisida today
Mar 22, 2019 The Royal Opera presents Henze’s astonishing final opera Phaedra
Mar 22, 2019 Ludovico Einaudi
Mar 21, 2019 The Hallé announces the Siemens Hallé International Conductors Competition
Mar 21, 2019 Royal Birmingham Conservatoire & Naxos
Mar 21, 2019 Philharmonia explores Weimar Berlin 100 years on
Mar 20, 2019 Pärnu Music Festival: 15-21 July
Mar 20, 2019 Vera Lynn is 102 today
Mar 20, 2019 Berliner Festspiele: MaerzMusik – Festival for Time Issues from 22 to 31 March 2019
Mar 20, 2019 Open letter from Issie Barratt & Gary Carpenter to Alan Davey, Controller, Radio 3: Don’t Cut BBC Late Junction and Jazz Now
Mar 20, 2019 Ian Page and The Mozartists present the UK premiere of Gluck’s Bauci e Filemone and Orfeo at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, May 29 & 31
Mar 19, 2019 Lincoln Center Announces 2019 Mostly Mozart Festival
Mar 19, 2019 Verbier Festival 2019
Mar 19, 2019 Royal Scottish National Orchestra 2019:20 Season announced
Mar 19, 2019 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Launches 2019/20 Season
Mar 19, 2019 The White Crow: Ralph Fiennes and David Hare probes intense drama of ballet superstar Rudolf Nureyev’s defection from the Soviet Union
Mar 18, 2019 New Jette Parker Young Artists Announced for 2019/20 Season
Mar 18, 2019 Nicholas Snowman is 75 today
Mar 17, 2019 John Lill is 75 today
Mar 17, 2019 Franco Buitoni Award 2019
Mar 16, 2019 Zeffirelli, Netrebko Help Resuscitate Verona Summer Opera Fest
Mar 16, 2019 Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Strike
Mar 16, 2019 John Corigliano is 81 today
Mar 16, 2019 Elise L. Stoeger Prize Awarded to Composer Marc-André Dalbavie
Mar 16, 2019 Roger Norrington is 85 today
Mar 16, 2019 Teresa Berganza is 84 today
Mar 15, 2019 Frankfurt Radio Symphony Concert Season 2019/20: Creating - Illuminating - Awakening
Mar 15, 2019 The Verbier Festival enters 26th year: 17 days, 56 concerts, over 75 international artists and 200 young musicians
Mar 15, 2019 First authorised dance production of TS Eliot's Four Quartets receives its European premiere at the Barbican
Mar 15, 2019 Martin Kohlstedt is set to release a bold, improvisational collaboration with the 70 person GewandhausChor
Mar 14, 2019 Quincy Jones is 86 today
Mar 14, 2019 Four Avery Fisher Career Grants Awarded for 2019
Mar 14, 2019 Academy of St Martin in the Fields perform through the night at Tate Modern on 12 April
Mar 14, 2019 Guildhall School of Music & Drama appoints Peter Moore as Professor of Trombone
Mar 14, 2019 The London Piano Festival announces its 2019 programme, featuring Jonathan Dove world premiere and the annual Two-Piano Marathon
Mar 14, 2019 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory: Samson et Dalila
Mar 13, 2019 Merce Cunningham Centennial at the Barbican
Mar 13, 2019 The Academy of Ancient Music and Richard Egarr perform and record new edition of Handel’s Brockes Passion | 19 April 2019, Barbican Centre
Mar 13, 2019 Susanna Mälkki is 50 today
Mar 13, 2019 Auditions for Richard Tucker Music Foundation’s Annual Grants to Young American Singers; April 2 & 3 at 92 Street Y
Mar 13, 2019 Cheltenham Music Festival celebrates 75th Anniversary in 2019 | Inaugural Festival programmed by Artistic Director Alison Balsom
Mar 13, 2019 Lionel Friend is 74 today
Mar 12, 2019 BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Weekend returns to Saffron Hall for series of top-level broadcast concerts with Mark Simpson and friends, 26 & 27 April 2019
Mar 12, 2019 Philadelphia Orchestra
Mar 12, 2019 DSO launches new Sight & Sound chamber recital series at Wasserman Projects, and reprises popular Rush Hour Recitals this spring
Mar 12, 2019 Houston Grand Opera Announces the highly anticipated 2019–20 HGO Studio Artists
Mar 11, 2019 BCMG appoints Seb Huckle as Executive Director
Mar 11, 2019 Metropolitan Opera Cast Change: Dialogues des Carmélites
Mar 10, 2019 DSO announces significant new support for its African-American music and musician programs at 41st annual Classical Roots Concert and Celebration
Mar 09, 2019 Michael Gielen dies aged 91
Mar 09, 2019 Muti to CSO Board: I am with the musicians
Mar 09, 2019 La Scala Gets $$$ from Saudis in Exchange for Board Seat & More
Mar 09, 2019 The Philly O in 2019-20: Here Come the Women
Mar 09, 2019 Orchestra Pits Everywhere Threatened by High Court Ruling
Mar 09, 2019 Frank Gehry's 90th Birthday Party: An Eyewitness Account
Mar 09, 2019 John Cale is 77 today
Mar 09, 2019 Till Fellner is 47 today
Mar 08, 2019 Leipzig celebrates 200th birthday of musician Clara Schumann in 2019 with innovative CLARA19 project
Mar 08, 2019 Three leading classical organizations announce new initiative to support the development of female conductors industry-wide
Mar 08, 2019 WQXR Commemorates International Women’s Day With 24-Hour Marathon of All-Women Composers
Mar 08, 2019 Recorded for the first time: The Lost Women of Music celebrates icons of the Suffrage movement
Mar 08, 2019 The Kirckman Concert Society announces Kirckman Young Artists for 2019-20
Mar 08, 2019 Di Xiao
Mar 08, 2019 Irek Mukhamedov is 59 today
Mar 08, 2019 Lynn Seymour is 80 today
Mar 07, 2019 The 13th English Music Festival, 24th - 27th May, welcomes back the BBC Concert Orchestra to Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire
Mar 07, 2019 Jacques Loussier dies aged 84
Mar 07, 2019 Michael Chance is 64 today
Mar 07, 2019 Clive Gillinson is 73 today
Mar 07, 2019 Houston Grand Opera announces contract extension with Local 51 union members
Mar 06, 2019 Kiri Te Kanawa is 75 today
Mar 06, 2019 Die Meistersinger - Fulham Opera - Greenwood Theatre, 9-17 August 2019
Mar 06, 2019 His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales explores the Royal College of Music building development and hears the first performance in one of the new spaces`
Mar 06, 2019 LSO Futures
Mar 06, 2019 Let your kids go wild behind the scenes at the Royal Opera House
Mar 05, 2019 Peter Hurford dies aged 88
Mar 05, 2019 Barry Tuckwell is 88 today
Mar 05, 2019 Anthony Hedges is 88 today
Mar 05, 2019 The Sixteen celebrates its 40th Anniversary on its annual Choral Pilgrimage: An Enduring Voice, April – October 2019
Mar 04, 2019 Bernard Haitink is 90 today
Mar 04, 2019 London Philharmonic tour of Asia
Mar 04, 2019 BBC's Ten Pieces, Hans Zimmer commissioned
Mar 04, 2019 20 singers from 15 countries announced for BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019
Mar 04, 2019 Jan Garbarek is 72 today
Mar 04, 2019 Ralph Kirshbaum is 73 today
Mar 04, 2019 Longborough Festival Opera 2019
Mar 03, 2019 Tony Hall is 68 today
Mar 03, 2019 Launch of renewed Winterreise resource
Mar 02, 2019 John Tusa is 83 today
Mar 02, 2019 President of Segerstrom Center Exits Abruptly
Mar 01, 2019 Decca Records 90
Mar 01, 2019 Aurora Orchestra, March 29 concert, scheduled night of Brexit
Mar 01, 2019 Thomas Adès is 48 today
Mar 01, 2019 Harry Belafonte is 92 today
Feb 28, 2019 Frank Gehry is 90 today
Feb 28, 2019 Southbank Centre presents Stockhausen: Cosmic Prophet, 14 May-2 June 2019
Feb 28, 2019 A statement from the London Symphony Orchestra regarding André Previn
Feb 27, 2019 500 singing Londoners fill the Barbican foyers with sound in a one-off concert on March 24 2019
Feb 27, 2019 Tectonics Glasgow 2019 Line-Up Announced
Feb 27, 2019 Berliner Philharmoniker Confer Honorary Membership on Zubin Mehta
Feb 27, 2019 Antoinette Sibley is 80 today
Feb 27, 2019 Roger Scruton is 75 today
Feb 26, 2019 World’s best chamber music and artists set to shine in Australia: Kathryn Stott unveils stunning program for 2019 Australian Festival of Chamber Music
Feb 26, 2019 Handel Singing Competition semi-finalists announced
Feb 26, 2019 Tommy Igoe headlines the Royal College of Music Festival of Percussion 2019
Feb 26, 2019 Barry Humphries & Rob Brydon at London Palladium [April 28]
Feb 26, 2019 Emma Kirkby is 70 today
Feb 25, 2019 BBC Radio 3 Schedule Changes
Feb 25, 2019 Wigmore Hall is to become the new home for the nationwide activities of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust
Feb 25, 2019 Longborough Festival Opera founders to receive Wagner Society award and launch Ring cycle in 2019
Feb 25, 2019 2019 Erasmus Prize awarded to John Adams
Feb 25, 2019 Unsuk Chin awarded the Hamburg Bach Prize 2019
Feb 23, 2019 New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives
Feb 23, 2019 Boston Symphony Principal Flute Case Dismissed with Prejudice
Feb 23, 2019 Louisville Orchestra Names New CEO
Feb 23, 2019 Nicholas Kenyon is 68 today
Feb 22, 2019 From David Walliams to David Lang: The BBC Symphony Orchestra’s 2019-20 Barbican Season
Feb 22, 2019 The Grange Festival’s 2019 season includes new productions of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Verdi’s Falstaff and Handel’s Belshazzar (6 June – 6 July)
Feb 22, 2019 Barbican announces its 2019-20 classical music season
Feb 22, 2019 Kirill Gerstein records Busoni's Piano Concerto
Feb 22, 2019 The Sixteen’s 40th anniversary celebrations continue with the US premiere of Sir James MacMillan’s Stabat mater and a performance of Handel’s Messiah at Westminster Cathedral
Feb 22, 2019 Hilde Zadek dies aged 101
Feb 22, 2019 Dominick Argento dies aged 91
Feb 22, 2019 Our Boldest to Date: Louisville Orchestra’s Fourth Festival of American Music Opens This Saturday, Feb 23
Feb 21, 2019 New Productions of Porgy and Bess, Der Fliegende Holländer, and Wozzeck, and Met Premieres of Agrippina and Akhnaten Headline the Metropolitan Opera’s 2019–20 Season
Feb 21, 2019 The Met’s 2019–20 Live in HD season kicks off on October 12 with Franco Zeffirelli’s celebrated production of Turandot led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Feb 21, 2019 National Sawdust Announces Winners of Second Annual Hildegard Competition for Female, Trans, and Nonbinary Composers
Feb 21, 2019 Music Director Riccardo Muti Leads Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Tour to Florida
Feb 21, 2019 London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) 2019/20 season announced
Feb 21, 2019 Scottish Chamber Orchestra to bring its ReConnect programme into the community
Feb 21, 2019 The Academy of Ancient Music 2019-20 Barbican Season announced
Feb 21, 2019 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition
Feb 20, 2019 London Philharmonic Orchestra to become Resident Orchestra at Saffron Hall from 2019/20 season
Feb 20, 2019 Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Deutsche Grammophon join forces for new collaboration
Feb 20, 2019 Nineteen-year-old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason is announced as the latest Ambassador to join the Future Talent team
Feb 20, 2019 Barry Wordsworth is 71 today
Feb 20, 2019 Nicola Benedetti to give Key Note Speech at the Music & Drama Education Expo on 6 March
Feb 19, 2019 György Kurtág is 93 today
Feb 19, 2019 Southbank Centre announces 2019/20 Classical Season
Feb 19, 2019 A celebration of Clara Schumann for International Women’s Day 2019 | Friday 8 March – Sunday 10 March 2019
Feb 19, 2019 Nominations open for young musicians from across the UK to join the National Orchestra for All
Feb 19, 2019 Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, release 100th recording to mark the 150th anniversary of the completion of the St John’s College Chapel
Feb 18, 2019 Marek Janowski is 80 today
Feb 18, 2019 Ravenna Festival celebrates 30 years
Feb 18, 2019 Philharmonia announces 2019/20 London Season
Feb 18, 2019 London Philharmonic Orchestra announces 2019/20 Royal Festival Hall season
Feb 18, 2019 First ever Riga Jurmala Music Festival announces dazzling line-up of classical music stars for a new summer festival in Latvia, 19 July – 1 September 2019
Feb 17, 2019 Karl Jenkins is 75 today
Feb 16, 2019 Chicago Symphony Musicians Authorize a Strike
Feb 16, 2019 From the Berliner Philharmoniker: The Furtwängler Edition on 22 CD/SACD
Feb 16, 2019 Anne-Sophie Mutter Among Three 2019 Polar Music Prize Winners
Feb 16, 2019 Eliahu Inbal is 83 today
Feb 16, 2019 Daniels Appears in Court
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 23, 2019 John Luther Adams is 66 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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