Classic FM Online
Young Iraqi classical musicians have launched an online fundraising campaign to get the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq to the United States for a major tour in August 2014.
A song written by German composer Mendelssohn has had its first public hearing since it went missing 140 years ago.
Listening to an open-air concert from a live orchestra in one of England’s beautiful forests will always connect you with Mother Nature – but thanks to musical science our forests are now set to become the actual performers, conducted by the flora and fauna in a series of “live” sound installations.
Broadcaster, writer and composer best known for his Talking About Music series on Radio 3 and then Radio 4 has died at age 93.
International Business Times
Duncan McTier, 59, a former teacher at the Royal Northern College of Music, has been charged with four counts of indecent assault relating to three women. The offences are alleged to have taken place between 1985 and 1994.
A court in western Poland has convicted a former concert hall stagehand and sentenced him to life in prison for the double homicide of a female harpist and a male security guard, in a crime that has shocked the country.
The China Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) will debut at the BBC Proms in July in London, the CPO announced on Tuesday. The CPO will stage a concert on the evening of July 19 at the Royal Albert Hall.
Classical Music on Twitter
Classic FM @ClassicFM 17 awesome classical music gifts: http://classfm.co/qdJgyb
Gramophone @GramophoneMag Happy Birthday to Brahms and Tchaikovsky! Tchaikovsky couldn’t stand Brahms’s music, but Brahms was polite about Tchaikovsky’s…
Tim O’Reilly @timoreilly Winston Churchill on arts funding: how twitter twists history to suit modern agendas http://bit.ly/1j2j6Aa People misquoted long b4 twitter