Classical News 2018


12/18 Review: The Rarely Heard Christmas Music of a Baroque Master

12/14 Andrew Frierson, Pioneering Black Opera Singer, Dies at 94

12/12 Gustavo Dudamel’s Favorite Part of ‘Otello’ is a Quiet Prayer

12/05 Esa-Pekka Salonen named next Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony

12/03 Bard College Appoints Renowned Opera Singer Stephanie Blythe New Director of Graduate Vocal Arts Program

11/23 Wolfgang Zuckermann, Harpsichord Do-It-Yourselfer, Dies at 96

11/20 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Announces New Music Director

11/09 At 80, Joan Tower Says Great Music Comes ‘in the Risks’

11/08 Music teacher leaves $4.7 million to her orchestra

11/05 3D-printed instruments showcased

10/28 Richard Gill, world-renowned conductor and music educator, dies age 76

10/18 Rustling Gum Wrapper Causes Brawl During Mahler 5

10/06 Montserrat Caballé, Revered Spanish Prima Donna, Dies at 85

09/27 $2.5m Mellon Foundation grant launches Boston classical music initiative

09/17 Eric Lu wins Leeds International Piano Competition

09/06 Italian Conductor Claudio Scimone has Passed Away

09/01 An All-but-Extinct Piano Plays Once More

08/24 George Walker, Trailblazing American Composer, Dies At 96

08/23 Ronald Arnatt, Composer, Organist, Teacher, Dead At 88

08/14 Iraq's National Symphony Orchestra play on despite unpaid wages

08/10 Cleveland Orchestra receives $9.3 million donation

07/26 Newly discovered viola impromptu by Shostakovich

07/20 Royal College Renames Program to Shift Antiquated Perceptions of Pianists

07/02 Vasily Petrenko: New Music Director of the RPO in 2021

06/16 The conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky has died

06/05 Acoustic evolution of old Italian violins from Amati to Stradivari

06/04 Fabio Luisi Named Next Music Director of Dallas Symphony Orchestra

05/04 The Secret Life of a Music Director

04/14 Jean-Claude Malgoire died at the age of 77

04/13 Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony needs speeding up by 20 minutes, claims conductor

03/29 BBC NOW/Van Steen review – dynamic showcase of young Welsh composers

03/08 Composer John Williams to Bequeath His Life Work to The Juilliard School Library

03/02 Daniil Trifonov and His Teacher Dazzle With Dual Virtuosity

02/18 Hear How ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ Became a Music Showcase

02/02 François Girard’s production of Wagner’s “Parsifal” - Watch the Met Opera Stage a Sea of Blood

01/28 Barbara Hannigan leads list of Grammy Awards' classical winners

01/19 Meet the New Generation Leading Berlin’s Classical Scene

01/02 How Mongolia went wild for opera