Cardiff Singer of the World: Jamie Barton wins top prize
A mezzo-soprano from the United States has been crowned the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.
Lucy Parham: My voyage round Debussy
Pianist Lucy Parham on the challenge of capturing the private world of Debussy in an evening of words and music, with the help of Henry Goodman and Sam West
Jonas Kaufmann records debut album for Sony Classical
‘The Verdi Album’ is due for release in September – the first in an exclusive long-term recording agreement
Does sex sell in classical music?
Jenni Murray, the presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, made her debut as a conductor today with the BBC Philharmonic and the Overture to Bizet’s Carmen for a special edition of the programme.
Opera singer Renee Fleming axes concert in Lebanon
American opera star Renee Fleming has pulled out of plans to perform in Lebanon due to the ongoing conflict in neighbouring Syria.
BBC Music Magazine
Survey shows that 8/10 people listen to classical music
YouGov poll finds more people listen to classical music at home than in concert halls
“Foreign Affairs”: Der neue Festivalleiter im Gespräch
Seit diesem Jahr leitet Matthias von Hartz das Festival „Foreign Affairs“ der Berliner Festspiele. Im Tagesspiegel-Interview spricht er über das Theater von morgen, die Konkurrenz in Berlin und sein Bekenntnis zur Masse.