Cardiff Singer of the World: is a beautiful voice enough?
As the 30th Cardiff Singer of the World competition nears its climax, we ask the experts what it takes to triumph
South African Pumeza Matshikiza signs to Decca Classics
The soprano’s debut album will chart her journey from Cape Town to Europe
Lighthouse and orchestra of ships to premiere new piece
Marking the demise of the land-based foghorn, a brass band accompanied by an orchestra of ships and a lighthouse will perform a special requiem tomorrow.
Apollo and Dionysus at Mansion House
Ivan Hewett analyses the ancient fight between Dionysus and Apollo which will be represented in miniature in a concert later this month.
Yamaha Announces Winners of 2013 Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition
Eleven winners to attend weekend at Ball State University.
BBC Classical Music
New study says clapping is contagious
A study suggests applause has little relation to the quality of a performance
Heute ist Sommeranfang – und Fête de la Musique. An jeder Ecke wird gespielt und gesungen. Die ganz normalen Straßenmusiker wissen, wie man das Publikum begeistert. Wir haben ein paar getroffen.