March Of The Women: Discovering Classical Music’s Forgotten Voices.
The Southbank Centre’s Women of the World festival is shining a light on lost composers from Amy Beach to Lili Boulanger – and proving you have to look back to look forward.
Student Laura Wright Sings Queen’s Jubilee Anthem.
Soprano Laura Wright sings her Queen’s Jubilee song Stronger as One in front of the Royal family at Westminster Abbey.
After years of self-imposed seclusion, composer George Benjamin emerges with a new opera and a retrospective.
Seiji Ozawa To Take A Year Off.
Japanese conductor steps away from the podium to recover from ill health.
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Violin Strings Spun From Spider Silk.
5000 strands wound together to create strings for a violin.
Jessica Duchen on the UK premiere of Judith Weir’s new opera Miss Fortune.
More booing at the opera, this time in Munich where the audience did not enjoy the silent tap dance preceding the final act.