Classical News:



04/13 New discussion group talks about classical music

04/05 Soprano debuts in 2 Met Opera roles within day

03/30 Winners Named in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions

03/17 The Pianist Teaches, Too

03/07 Art of Variations, Beethoven to Berio

03/02 Robin Ticciati: 'When I conduct it feels like sorcery'

02/25 Symphony guide: Saint-Saëns's Third

02/18 Violinist Vanessa-Mae Completes Giant Slalom

02/14 Andris Nelsons to Conduct Lucerne Concerts

02/14 No Rest for a Tenor

02/06 NC Symphony appoints Will Robin as its first Scholar-in-Residence

02/06 Stradivarius Is Recovered Unharmed After Theft

02/05 NY Philharmonic’s Archives Going Online

01/30 Violinist’s Triumph Is Ruined by Thieves

01/29 Homage to Alfred Schnittke at Juilliard

01/21 Renee Fleming to sing national anthem at Super Bowl XLVIII

01/20 Claudio Abbado, Influential Italian Conductor, Dies at 80

01/10 Wojciech Kilar, Composer for Movies and Symphony Halls, Dies at 81

01/08 Sneaky Judges Find Their Pianist

01/04 Lifting The Curse of the Ninth

12/31 Maestro at Work: Hold That Cough

12/26 That’s Vintage Verdi, That ’61 ‘Otello’

12/23 A Late Bloomer, 250 Years on

12/15 Beethoven hunter knows the score

12/13 Taylor Swift donates $100,000 to Nashville Symphony

12/10 What's the value of sacred music in a secular age?

12/10 La Scala Confirms Chailly Will Be Principal Conductor and Music Director

12/04 British Composer Award winners are revealed

11/19 da Vinci's extremely rare Viola Organista

11/12 British composer John Tavener dies aged 69

11/11 Kermit Moore, cellist, conductor and composer, is dead at 84

11/08 Triangle Youth Philharmonic to Premiere Work by Terry Mizesko

11/04 Malone: "This is my Hitchcock moment"

10/28 Pianist Lang Lang Chosen as UN Messenger of Peace

10/22 Verdi and the Birth of Modern Italy

10/14 Royal Opera House expands Cinema Season

10/04 The Return of ‘The Nose’

09/24 A Fight for Love, in the Met and Out

09/18 NC Symphony Music Director Set to Lead Orchestra Through 2018 Season

09/13 Why music is good for the heart

09/12 Opinion: Star Tribune shouldn't echo

09/09 NYC Opera needs to raise $7M

09/03 10 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Music Practice

08/26 Britten's 'Paul Bunyan'

08/20 In music, the eyes matter

08/13 Sir Kenneth Branagh named campaign patron for Hallé St Peter's

08/09 Cloaking an Opera in a New Identity

07/29 Why young people still care about classical music

07/18 Your First Classical Music Crush

07/16 Why should we play the music of our time?

07/13 Youth Orchestra That's A National First

07/09 Jonathan Biss presents free online course on Beethoven

06/27 RSNO appoints new assistant conductor

06/19 Richard Marlow has died

06/17 La Scala presents Wagner's Ring

06/14 Pianist Davide Martello Calms Istanbul

06/12 Farewell to Mario Bernardi

06/10 Concerto Caledonia

06/09 Ukraine pianist wins Cliburn piano competition

06/09 Stuck on China tarmac

06/06 Austrian Piano Virtuoso Buchbinder

06/05 The "Organ Heard 'Round The World"

06/04 Mariinsky Theatre broadcasts first live ballet in 3D

05/26 Channeling the Masters

05/23 ACO Names Bermel Artistic Director

05/21 BSO names Andris Nelsons Music Director

05/21 How to Entice People to the Symphony

05/19 Young, Yes; Youthful, Sometimes

05/19 Levine Commands Carnegie Hall

05/14 Take me out to the … opera?

05/13 BBC Proms reports record opening day ticket sales

05/07 N'Dour, Saariaho share Polar Music Prize

04/26 World Premiere of major new opera Dulce Rosa

04/26 EMI Classics and Virgin labels to disappear

04/19 Conrad Tao signs exclusively to EMI

04/18 Conductor Becomes First Woman to Lead Britain's Proms Finale

04/15 Still Searching for the Promised Land

04/15 Caroline Shaw wins 2013 Pulitzer for music

04/15 Sir Colin Davis remembered

04/14 Sir Colin Davis dies

04/13 Stradivarius trees

04/13 Stravinsky puts a Spring in your step

04/10 SPCO deal brings relief, smiles

04/05 Have Some Fun

04/04 Montreal without Nagano?

04/03 It Takes Brass

04/03 Composer, educator Robert Ward dies

04/01 Vienna opera director collapses during performance

03/26 A foghorn, brass bands and 50 ships

03/26 Wigmore Hall, London: Viktoria Mullova, Paolo Giacometti

03/21 Rise Stevens, Mezzo-Soprano Star of ‘Carmen,’ Dies at 99

03/19 No Secret Formula to Music

03/15 Titanic bandmaster's violin found

03/13 Vivaldi Boosts Mental Vitality

03/11 Beginner's Etiquette Guide: Ballet & Opera

03/10 Written on Skin – review

03/03 Marie-Claire Alain, Master of the Organ

03/03 Barber of Seville; Emerson Quartet

02/27 Van Cliburn Dies

02/24 Mahan Esfahani – review

02/24 Wolfgang Sawallisch, 1923-2013

02/15 Britten’s War Requiem

02/11 Classical Grammy Awards

02/08 Oregon Symphony's James DePreist Dies

02/07 Warner Music Group Buys EMI

02/04 Work performed for the first time in 400 years

01/30 S.F.S.: The Rule of Spain and Britain

01/25 BBC Radio 3 - 'The Choir'

01/25 Quatuor Diotima – review

01/18 Royal Opera House- The Minotaur – review

01/14 Carolina Ballet: Lynn Taylor-Corbett

01/14 NC H.I.P.* Music Festival

01/11 WCPE Announcers: Top CD Picks of 2012

01/03 Royal Opera Live

12/30 2012 in Opera & Classical: Review

12/23 Young artists spread the joy

12/18 Royce Hall's quest

12/13 Best classical albums of 2012

12/13 Meyerbeer's rare 'Robert' staged

12/07 'Pelleas et Melisande'

12/07 Wagner wins over La Scala

12/03 Schubert — Cooper - Lewis

11/27 Give back on #GivingTuesday!

11/15 Steinway to Sell its Landmark Hall for $195 Million

11/14 Muti says culture good for economy

11/12 Why dissonant music strikes the wrong chord

11/08 How Music Affects Your Work

11/06 Emil Kang and The Rite of Spring
11/05 Elliott Carter, Composer, Dies at 103
10/30 SFS Youth Orchestra on Double Duty
10/26 19th-Century Music and Laughter

10/21 Richter spring-cleans Vivaldi
10/18 Alina Ibragimova Interview

10/11 Opera Wardrobe Diva

10/11 Tapping to join Juilliard String Quartet

10/04 ENO launches new initiative

09/30 RPO facing deficit

09/24 Nash Ensemble – Review

09/14 Pollini, Gould and the Royal Concertgebouw

09/05 BBC launches Piano Season

08/28 Mittwoch aus Licht

08/23 Simon Rattle interview

08/14 Philharmonia - Mälkki

08/03 Mozart mastered

08/03 English Concert - Bicket

07/22 Sound of Versailles

07/14 Royal Albert Hall

07/08 Currier and Mahler

07/03 Are musicians like athletes?

06/29 Philharmonia - Salonen

06/21 Mandela Trilogy

06/14 The Life of Segovia Bio

06/07 Arcade Fire singer to perform with Warhol Dervish

06/03 La Bohème – review

05/28 Judith Weir's music

05/25 Earliest music instruments found

05/23 Bruckner: Symphony No 9

05/18 Baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Dies

05/14 Ars Nova/BBCNOW - Review

05/07 The Met’s 45-Ton Diva

05/03 Vale of Glamorgan festival

04/27 Ready for My Close-Up, Mr. Puccini

04/23 Cellist David Finckel Joins Faculty of The Juilliard

04/20 Alan Hacker dies

04/16 Did Humans Invent Music?

04/12 World-Class Contenders

04/06 The Maestro’s Mojo

04/01 Unleashing Playful Music

03/28 Famed mezzo-soprano might rethink career

03/26 Shostakovich's Seventh - Review

03/22 Florian Boesch - Malcolm Martineau

03/21 Bach Bits

03/14 A chance audition launches career!

03/09 St Thomas Choir, Leipzig

03/03 William Byrd - the power of song

02/29 WCPE Worldwide!

02/28 Rusalka greeted with boos

02/24 Aida – Royal Albert Hall

02/19 NYP/Alan Gilbert – review

02/12 Aged Hands Teem With Creativity

02/11 Schubert is needed

02/09 Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette

02/04 Singing Strings

01/31 Così Fan Tutte

01/27 Nicholas Daniel to receive Queen’s Medal

01/20 Violin Masters on Parade

01/17 Gustav Leonhardt

01/14 Decoding Strauss

01/11 Carnegie Hall to Establish National Youth Orchestra

01/06 NYO - Daniel

01/03 Stradivarius v modern violins

12/25 Young Artists Play With Stars

12/21 WCPE’s “My Life in Music”

12/16 An Act of Dissent

12/09 Emboldened Orchestras Embracing the New

12/06 Heras-Casado Named Principal Conductor

12/03 Orpheus in the Underworld; La traviata - reviews

11/28 Stradivarius violin 'replicated'

11/27 Review of Tosca

11/21 Nippert Gift cited - CSO

11/14 Mozartfest – review

11/09 Beethoven and Eliot, Missed Connections

11/03 Pianomania - Review

11/01 Titans Clash Over Cadenza

10/31 Bartok at Home

10/23 With Eye on Beloved Rangers, Orchestra Plays On

10/23 Anna Larsson – Oxford lieder festival

10/19 Bartók's string quartets - Takács Quartet

10/10 A giant of the art

10/04 Petrenko – review

09/28 Paul Lewis – review

09/21 Maestro’s Injury Ignites Chaos

09/17 Janácek - Prokofiev - Ravel

09/12 Cigala & Tango – review

09/08 Lighter, Smaller Mahler

09/06 James Levine Withdraws From Met Fall Season

09/05 Tenor Salvatore Licitra dies in Sicily

08/30 Michael Gordon's 'Timber'

08/28 Mostly Mozart’s End, and Unfinished Works

08/25 Heart of a Soldier

08/24 Liszt: Harmonies du Soir

08/22 Nannerl: New Film About Mozart's Silenced Sister

08/21 COE/Haitink – review

08/15 WCPE's Edu. Fund - Thank You!

08/12 The Turn of the Screw

08/07 An Exuberant Conductor and a Starry Violinist

08/05 Tallis Scholars/Phillips – review

07/31 Has he heard the second verse?

07/28 Complete Harpsichord Works/Richard Egarr

07/22 Lyceum Music Festival

07/18 In search of Edward Elgar

07/13 Classical Beginner's Guide

07/08 Josef Suk, Czech Violinist, Dies at 81

07/07 2011 NEA Opera Honoree: Robert Ward

07/03 East Neuk festival

06/29 Laurent Pelly on 'Cendrillon'

06/27 Listen by numbers: music and maths

06/24 NY Philharmonic offers opera amid sunflowers

06/20 Alessio Bax Plays Rachmaninov

06/17 Sir Neville Marriner spearheads the ICO

06/13 CBSO • Rattle – review

06/08 Zenph Sound Innovations Releases New Piano Editing Software

06/05 BBC Singers/Ensemble Bash/Masson

06/02 Giorgio Tozzi dies at 88

05/29 Philadelphia to host three major new-music events

05/27 Academy of St Martin In The Fields Announces New Music Director

05/23 The Bartered Bride

05/17 When Mahler Took Manhattan

05/13 Cellist Bernard Greenhouse Dies At 95

05/12 Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang honored

05/11 A Pitch for New Music

05/08 Carlos Kleiber: I Am Lost to the World

05/04 Guitar gives classical gems new sparkle

05/02 Stradivarius to be sold to raise money for Japan quake

04/28 Paul Mealor: composer whose work will feature in royal wedding

04/26 ‘A lot ... of healing to do,’— Leonard Slatkin

04/21 Chopin: Piano Concertos No 1 and 2

04/18 The Art of Survival: Shostakovich and Stalin

04/16 David Garrett: I crushed my £1m violin

04/11 Total Immersion: Unsuk Chin

04/04 Why Talking To Audiences Is Essential

04/01 Unfinished Mozart Opera

04/01 Out and About: Conversational Pieces

03/28 The Dream of Gerontius – review

03/23 Mitsuko Uchida: give me music, not marketing

03/21 Government faces calls to overhaul visa rules for foreign performers

03/16 Italian Maestro Wins $1M Birgit Nilsson Prize

03/13 Rare encore: Muti

03/08 LSO/Simon Rattle, Barbican

03/05 Raleigh, Durham conductor Neilson dies at 80

03/03 Mass in 40 Parts

03/02 Accademia di Santa Cecilia: Sweet sound of the South

03/01 Annual Rite of Beethoven and Sibelius

02/25 Anthony Hopkins to unveil classical compositions in UK

02/21 Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic

02/17 Atlanta Opera receives $9 million bequest

02/13 Johann Ludwig Bach: Trauermusik Soloists

02/07 BBCSSO/Matthais Pintscher

02/03 Mahler Said What to Whom?

01/31 Oscar-winning composer John Barry dies at 77

01/30 A New Model for Film Music

01/27 Forgotten strings recall Holocaust

01/25 The Mind on Music

01/21 The (all-time) Greatest Composer?

01/19 Carnegie Widens Its Playing Field

01/18 My first classical concert

01/16 Handel: Il trionfo del Tempo

01/10 Big Screen Orchestra

01/10 The Vienna Four

01/06 Building on hope

01/06 City Ballet Creates A Troupe

01/01 Sri Lankan orchestra hits right note

01/01 Maurizio Pollini: a life in music

12/29 Schermerhorn Symphony Center breaks its silence seven months after flood

12/27 Diva Gruberova plays Verdi's young heroine

12/26 Bach: The Art of Fugue

12/23 Three charged over theft of Stradivarius

12/19 Real Strangeness in Imaginary Kingdom

12/17 Antonio Pappano with the LSO

12/15 Top 10 classical music moments of 2010

12/12 The best classical music of 2010

12/09 Fleming Adds New Role

12/07 Voices of Freelance Musicians

12/03 Samuel Barber's Centenary - Leon McCawley

12/02 On Point, on Top, in Pain

12/01 A Song Cycle by Schubert

11/26 To Listen To Schumann, Bring a Couch

11/22 Vivaldi lurking in your attic?

11/21 Conjuring Wondrous Sounds

11/17 Hebrides Ensemble Review

11/15 Opera Stars Show Their Frisky Side

11/12 Polish composer of 'Sorrowful Songs' Gorecki dies, aged 76

11/10 Harding at the LSO

11/08 Orchestras on Big Screens

11/06 Opera singer Shirley Verrett bio

11/05 Opera singer Shirley Verrett dies

11/05 Inside Carmen’s Lair

10/29 Exploring Chopin and Schumann

10/28 Baritone to Receive Living Legend Award

10/24 Holst's The Planets – HD

10/21 Bernstein's ‘A Quiet Place’

10/18 Big operas in small pubs

10/17 Detroit Symphony Orchestra strike reverberates

10/17 Orpheus Announces Commission Winners

10/14 Former Soviet star Jarvi to head SRO

10/14 Semyon Bychkov to conduct S.F. Symphony

10/14 Online orchestra to play Sydney Opera House

10/13 Yanks in the UK

10/12 Muti out of Hospital

10/12 Decision To Play Wagner in Bayreuth

10/12 Minnesota Orchestra launches music festivals

10/11 Soprano Joan Sutherland Has Died

10/10 L.A. Philharmonic's leadership models

10/08 Wagner's Great-Granddaughter Retracts Invite

10/07 Bad people can write good music

10/07 Lost Vivaldi flute concerto found in Edinburgh

10/06 New maestro eager to move orchestra forward

10/05 Tango: Argentina's gift to the world

10/03 Chopin Bicentennial

10/03 The Music Was Wagner’s; The Stamina Was Levine’s

10/03 Strings Attached

10/02 The Royal Opera in Japan

09/27 Placido Domingo to leave WNO

09/26 In Search of the Sublime

09/20 CSO's new leader Muti takes each note seriously

09/20 Plácido Domingo renews contract

09/20 From Motown to Mobtown

09/17 Opera’s rail change of perspective

09/17 James Levine speaks

09/16 Wigmore Hall: on top of the world

09/12 Riccardo Muti has grand plans for Chicago Symphony Orchestra

09/07 Slatkin extends contract with PSO

09/07 Cecilia String Quartet nabs 1st place

09/03 Shocks, silence and explosions

09/01 The Post-Modern Ear

08/31 London Philharmonic Orchestra finance director facing jail

08/29 DSO players OK strike

08/27 Orchestra wages show vitality and volatility

08/27 How music festivals are singing the changes

08/26 Japan's maestro Ozawa makes a fragile comeback

08/26 Mud and Mozart

08/26 $5M gift allows Wagner operas to come to town

08/25 Opera Lover Targets Young Patrons

08/25 The fierce music of Estonia, Latvia

08/15 Tackling a fill-in role...

08/15 Are conductors really necessary?

08/14 Rolando Villazon should learn from the classical heroes

08/12 Taking high culture to the mass market

08/12 Boot Camp for Belters

08/11 Sweet Sounds Of Truce In Aspen

08/10 US orchestras surviving the recession ( Flash Audio )

08/07 Conductor Vassily Sinaisky named Bolshoi musical director

08/06 At a Chicago Orchestra, Diversity Is on the Program

08/05 Visionary transformed the classical music landscape

08/05 Children’s Programming at Bayreuth: Wagner, of Course, and They Love It

08/02 Classical Music an Effective Antidepressant

08/02 Paging Peter Gelb

08/02 L.A. Phil encourages donations via texting

07/28 A movement that's more than a blip on orchestral landscape

07/25 Cloistered nuns cinch record deal

07/22 Opera Star to Try Some Musical-Theater Gunplay

07/19 Musical Spells Cast in Theatrical Margins

07/16 That iPad iRecital: do you buy it?

07/16 Philharmonic Paid Maazel $3.3 Million in Last Year

07/16 'Resignation' bogus, musicians contend

07/15 A tribute to Sir Charles Mackerras

07/15 Restoring Bach

07/15 Sir Charles Mackerras dies

07/14 Do-Re-Mi Promotes a Feeling of ‘We’

07/14 Tenor Placido Domingo to add Rigoletto

07/14 Artist's creativity shines through

07/13 Brabbins gives Beethoven just 24 hours

07/12 New Opera Focuses on Clinton's Life

07/11 Composer David Cope teaches computers to create classical music

07/11 Opera in Baltimore is thriving

07/08 Venezuelan orchestras to spawn new Dudamels: Rattle

07/05 Help Wanted at the N.Y. Philharmonic

07/01 Peter Gelb talks

06/29 Symphony President Elaine Calder signs extension

06/29 A String Master In Brooklyn

06/29 Ludovic Morlot chosen to replace Schwarz at Seattle Symphony

06/28 'Mozart Effect' Was Just What We Wanted To Hear

06/24 Die Meistersinger and the Fourth Reich of art

06/19 Music of the sun recorded by scientists

06/18 Philadelphia meets Yannick Nézet-Séguin

06/16 Maureen Forrester, opera icon, dead at 79

06/18 Philadelphia meets Yannick Nézet-Séguin

06/16 Maureen Forrester, opera icon, dead at 79

06/05 His Intimate Creations

06/03 Sting goes Classical

06/01 Sydney Opera House safety risks denied

05/31 Critic's Notebook: A season with gusto

05/31 Villaume Calls it Quits

05/26 Kathaleen Chandley, pianist, will provide the inaugural program

05/23 'Bugsy' goes to the ballet

05/21 L.A.'s YOLA takes up challenge of El Sistema model

05/11 Stephen Hough wins coveted award from the Royal Philharmonic Society

04/20 The Wolf at Our Heels

04/15 What You Won’t See in ‘Tosca’ This Time Around

04/14 Heritage High grad and classical composer Jennifer Higdon wins Pulitzer

04/13 A Crusade of Seduction and Sorcery

04/05 Conductor Survives Marathon, Placates Romanian Diva: Interview

04/03 Sir Colin Davis: an illustrious career

03/31 Composer Peter Eotvos makes modern opera "angelic"

03/26 Domingo returns after cancer, singing privately

03/22 Levine to miss remainder of BSO season

03/22 Wagner’s Grandson, Head of Bayreuth Festival

03/20 Vienna Philharmonic names 1st female concertmaster

03/15 A Chance to Listen to the Future at the Met

03/06 Picture This: Who Nose

03/02 Simon Callow's Classical Destinations: BBC

02/17 A tale of two orchestras

02/11 A Snowy Celebration of Schumann and Chopin

02/05 New York Met Goes Global

02/02 Sony Pays $3 Million to Win Pianist Lang Lang: Norman Lebrecht

01/31 SF Symphony, Fleming and Epstein win classical Grammy awards

01/23 Earl Wild, Pianist, Dies at 94

01/20 Domingo Triumphs at Met as Unlucky Old Doge of Genoa

01/15 House concerts an alternative to commercial shows

01/15 Domingo Makes History at Met Singing Baritone Role

01/14 Sony Classical Signs American Pianist Simone Dinnerstein

01/12 A Wife’s Betrayal, a Husband’s Internal Seething

01/04 Met’s Gala ‘Carmen’ Stars Franco’s Thugs, Latvian Diva

01/02 Asking Stars Not Just to Play, but Also to Stay

12/29 Unconventional Maestro Makes Met Debut With ‘Carmen’

12/21 Echoes of the Age of Bach

12/14 Gustavo Dudamel takes over the L.A. Philharmonic

12/13 Young faces on the podium are adding verve to Britain's orchestras

12/10 Notes From Leonardo’s Musical Dreams

12/07 Musical surgeon examines the OR soundtrack

12/07 Film composers lose luster

12/04 Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Slatkin recounts heart attack

11/25 Haydn expert HC Robbins Landon dies at 83

11/19 Carnegie Hall Selling Bonds to Remodel

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