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Concert marks the foundation of the Oleg Prokofiev Trust

The children of Oleg Prokofiev have founded a trust in memory of the artist, sculptor and poet. The Oleg Prokofiev Trust isRead More

Hello Stage launches recording label

Hello Stage, the online ‘classical music community’ launched three years ago, has set up a recording label as part ofRead More

Florian Leonhard takes up Birmingham Conservatoire post

Florian Leonhard, one of the world’s leading experts on fine violins, has been appointed as Birmingham Conservatoire’s international string instrument expert.Read More

Review: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The National Youth Theatre is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year with a season of new writing at the FinboroughRead More

Live Music Sculpture performance to take place in City Hall

Samuel Bordoli’s ambitious Live Music Sculpture project will next month reach City Hall. The building will be open to the publicRead More

Among friends

Jeremy Nicholas looks forward to the launch of the London Piano Festival, an intensive and impactful weekend of music-making thatRead More

Florencia en el Amazonas at New York City Opera

Review by Robert Levine It’s good to be able to report that, moving on from its ill-advised Tosca several monthsRead More

Opera Pomme Rouge presents Hansel and Gretel

Opera Pomme Rouge (OPR) will perform Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel at New York’s Queens Museum on 9 October. Conceived and arranged byRead More

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra appoints new chief conductor

Lahav Shani, 27, has been appointed as the new chief conductor of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Shani will become the youngest chiefRead More

‘Bagpipe lung’ case warns wind players about hygiene

Wind players are being warned to clean their instruments regularly after a man contracted a fatal lung disease from fungus livingRead More

Soprano Daniella Dessì dies aged 59

Renowned Italian operatic soprano Daniela Dessì has died aged 59 after a brief struggle with cancer. She died on 20 August,Read More

ABO/Rhinegold Awards – nominations open

2017 ABO/Rhinegold Classical Music Industry Awards We are delighted to announce that the sixth annual ABO/Rhinegold classical music industry awards willRead More

ABO/Rhinegold Awards

2017 ABO/Rhinegold Classical Music Industry Awards We are delighted to announce that the sixth annual ABO/Rhinegold classical music industry awards willRead More

Nevill Holt Opera announces plans for 400-seat theatre

Nevill Holt Opera (NHO) has announced plans for a new 400-seat theatre to be built on its Leicestershire estate. The companyRead More

Funding the future

New music occupies a strange position: after a work receives its premiere, its allure is lost. Unless it is oneRead More

Memory Lane

It is only 20 years since HRH the Duchess of Gloucester opened the Adrian Boult Hall as part of BirminghamRead More

The Sixteen announces 2016/17 season

The Sixteen’s 2016/17 season includes the world premiere of James MacMillan’s Stabat Mater and eight performances of Bach’s Magnificat across the UK. The ensemble willRead More

Aziz Shokhakimov wins Salzburg young conductor award

Aziz Shokhakimov has won the 2016 Nestlé and Salzburg Festival young conductors award. The 27-year-old Uzbekistani wins €15,000 (£12,730) and a concert as partRead More

Composed app to shut down

Classic FM’s Composed app is to shut down at the end of this month. Launched in November 2014, the subscription music service allowsRead More

Curious Monkey to create new production with Tyneside college students

Students from Tyneside’s Walker Technology College will produce an original play and documentary as part of a year-long project runRead More