EMI/Virgin Classics renews exclusive contract with Joyce DiDonato
EMI/Virgin Classics has announced the renewal of their exclusive recording contract with Joyce DiDonato.
The American mezzo-soprano became an EMI/Virgin Classics exclusive artist in 2007...
Savonlinna Opera Festival 2011
Review by Karyl Charna Lynn
Reachable only by crossing two bridges, one of which opens occasionally to allow ships to pass through,Read More
BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2015 finalists announced
Twenty of the world’s most promising opera singers will compete in this year’s BBC Cardiff Singer of the World,Read More
Hvorostovsky to perform at the MetDmitri Hvorostovsky, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in June, will sing the role of Count di Luna in the opening performances of...
OAE bring contemporary dance to latest performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
The Orchestra Age of Enlightenment will premiere their unique performance of Vivalid’s Four Seasons at the Southbank Centre entitled V4: The Seasons.Read...
Month-long baroque season on BBC Radio 3 this spring
BBC Radio 3 is dedicating a month of broadcasting to the baroque period, featuring music and drama of the era.Read More
Noise and the rest | February's broadcasting
In January, BBC Four’s three-part documentary series The Sound and the Fury: a Century of Modern Music,Read More
Norwegian early music discoveries performed at Barokkfest
A new early music festival in Norway is showcasing repertoire spanning 1,000 years of Norwegian history.
Barokkfest is currently taking place at Nidaros Cathedral,
The Tallis Scholars launch 40th anniversary world tour
The Tallis Scholars are marking the beginning of their 40th anniversary world tour with a concert at St Paul’s Cathedral in March.Read...
BBC series traces history of music
A new six-part series about the history of Western music from composer Howard Goodall is to be broadcast on the BBC.Read More
Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music unveils 2013 programme
This year’s Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music will see 13 events and concerts take place in London over a nine-day period in May.
Looking ahead, looking behind | January's broadcasting
The Radio 3 schedules this year will be dominated by three composers celebrating birthdays. You’ll know who they are: Verdi,Read More
Baroque at the Barbican in spring 2013
The Barbican will play host to a couple of lesser-performed works from the baroque repertoire in spring 2013.
The English Concert conducted by Harry Bicket...
Festive features | Christmas broadcasting roundup
Richard Fawkes rounds up some of the festive season’s musical highlights
Andrea Andermann was the producer who brought us Tosca live from the Puccini...
Celebration of British performers at St John Smith’s Square’s Christmas festival
St John’s Smith Square is holding its annual Christmas festival from 13 to 23 December. This year’s event, in its 27th year,Read...
Advent of Technology | 1 to 14 December 2012
Radio 3’s advent service this year comes, as usual, from St John’s College, Cambridge. If you miss the broadcast on 2 December you will,
Past masterclass | 17 to 30 November 2012
One of the legacies of the Piano season which has just finished on Radio 3 and BBC Four is the unlikely presence on BBC...
Nothing but Knussen | 3 to 16 November 2012
As part of the celebrations surrounding Oliver Knussen’s sixtieth birthday this year, the composer is being given the Total Immersion treatment by the BBC...
Record auction for Stradivari copy
A musical instrument sale at Sotheby’s has seen an auction record established for the early nineteenth-century violin maker Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume.Read More