Classical News 2019


12/25 German opera singer, conductor Peter Schreier dies at 84

12/20 In classical music it was a year of building, deconstructing and, occasionally, rescuing

12/5 SF Opera Reveals New Music Director

12/1 Conductor Mariss Jansons Dies at 76; Led Top Orchestras

11/25 Peter Gelb's Contract Is Extended at the Metropolitan Opera

11/22 Sir Stephen Cleobury (1948-2019)

11/14 Flooding damages St Mark's Basilica in Venice

11/13 Oboe player, beloved band member dies after falling down flight of stairs at UM's Gusman

11/11 Whistle while you work

10/22 Raymond Leppard, Versatile Maestro Who Led Baroque Revival, Dies at 92

10/06 Marcello Giordani, Tenor Who 'Sang Like a God,' Dies at 56

10/03 Homeless LA opera singer 'offered record deal' after Puccini video goes viral

09/30 Jessye Norman, acclaimed operatic soprano, dies at 74

09/22 Christopher Rouse, expressionistic composer who won Pulitzer Prize, dies at 70

09/20 Anne-Sophie Mutter interview: 'we have the problem of a record industry that is firing up one musician after the other, because the market wants new faces'

09/13 Sir Andrew Davis hands Lyric Opera of Chicago baton to Enrique Mazzola

08/01 Classical music needs more supporters. Tanglewood's new buildings are there to create them.

07/25 Dutch Cellist Anner Bylsma Has Died At Age 85

07/16 National Philharmonic bows out abruptly

06/27 When Jaap Met Yannick: New Maestros in New York

06/16 How A Conductor Used Music To Reach His Son With Autism

06/06 Philadelphia Orchestra Receives $55 Million Gift

06/05 Michael Tilson Thomas to undergo heart surgery

05/31 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Suddenly Cancels Summer Season

05/30 Jane Marshall, revered composer, dies at 94

05/23 What happens when shelter dogs listen to classical music

05/15 BBC Philharmonic launches new phone app for concert-goers

04/21 Soprano Heather Harper Dead At 88

04/17 Pianist Jorg Demus Dead At 90

04/16 After The Fire, What About Notre Dame's Organ?

04/11 Yannick Nézet-Séguin's "A Cat's Music Playlist"

04/05 Marilyn Mason, Globe-Trotting Organist and Teacher, Dies at 93

03/08 The conductor and composer Michael Gielen has died at 91

02/28 André Previn, charismatic conductor, composer and pianist, dies at 89

02/21 Dominick Argento, composer who was a modern master of opera, dies at 91

02/14 The 'von' trap: Austrian battle over three noble letters

01/31 Jean Guillou, Organ Maestro Who Broke Traditions, Dies at 88

01/26 5,000 Pages of Verdi's Drafts, Long Hidden, Will Be Made Public

01/25 'Magic baton' helps blind musicians feel conductor

01/20 To Save the Sound of a Stradivarius, a Whole City Must Keep Quiet

01/17 John Mueller, influential educator and organist, has died

01/09 English composer John Joubert dies aged 91

01/01 For One Violinist, Elevating Music By Black Composers Is A 20-Year Mission