News
November 17, 2018

"I was so happy to be today in the hospital. It is a very special place, which unites people from different regions and ways of life. It’s very important to perform there, playing both for the staff and the patients. The former work hard, helping people and bringing them together, and as for the latter – time does not go so fast when you are ill."

 
August 20, 2018

American star conductor Robert Trevino has been confirmed as the new chief conductor of the Malmö Symphony Orchestra (MSO), taking up the post in autumn 2019...

 
June 10, 2018
 
April 23, 2018

His is the archetypal rags to riches success story. But conductor Robert Trevino still has much he wants to do, finds Ivan Hewett

 
April 21, 2018

Leading Czech violinist, and patron of the world's oldest violin competition for under-sixteens, Pavel Sporcl heads a gala concert in Prague on April 25th, featuring a gathering of competition laureates

 
April 16, 2018

From her triumph in the 1963 Harriet Cohen International Music Awards, when she jointly won first prize alongside Vladimir Ashkenazy, it seemed clear that the English pianist Norma Fisher would have a long career at the highest level. And performances at the highest level did indeed follow... She quickly became beloved of audiences, with piano fans hailing her as one of the finest pianists the country had ever produced. Yet to the surprise of many, in the late 1990s and at the height of her art, she abruptly ceased playing... Now, almost 20 years later she has released her first album, and talks for the first time about why she was forced to retire from performing.

 
April 8, 2018

Corinne Morris continues to make the headlines as her comeback goes from strength to strength with the world premiere of Nimrod Borenstein's new Cello Concerto.

 
April 8, 2018

Robert Trevino makes a triumphant jump-in for Zurich Tonhalle, ahead of returns to London Philharmonic, Sao Paulo Symphony and more

 
April 7, 2018

Mark continues his sensational work with Somm Recordings as his latest album of Delius and Grieg, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under Jan Latham-Koenig, receives four of Classical Source's brightest stars from reviewer Colin Anderson...

 
March 18, 2018

New choral music with Ex Cathedra, a return to Carnegie Hall, new chamber music works in New York and Greece, a Florida tour and much more…

 
February 6, 2018

Aspen gets ready to light up the sky, Paris-style with a summer of celebration and enlightenment...

 
October 14, 2017
July 2, 2016

'This is rather a new look at some very familiar Gershwin. Bebbington — well known for his probing readings — claims that he and Botstein "discovered unexpected shades among the famous melodies …”'

July 2, 2016

Pianist Mark Bebbington brings a nice balance of swagger and thoughtfulness to this all-Gershwin programme.

May 19, 2016

Mark Bebbington, best-known for his much-acclaimed recordings of British music on SOMM, takes a leap across the Atlantic this month to bring his refined yet expressive style to a spectacular all-Gershwin CD, alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Grammy Award-nominated American conductor Leon Botstein.

March 12, 2016

Twenty-four hours in which every note of music played on the network will have been written by a female composer could not have happened even ten years ago, explains the conductor Jessica Cottis. Yet why should this be so? As Cottis says, ‘Talent and creativity is gender-blind.’

February 2, 2016

Conductor Jessica Cottis has recorded a symphony commemorating the centenary of a campaign that brought together three nations.

January 25, 2016

Who would have thought that a blizzard in New York had the power to turn Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue into a Haydn Piano Sonata in Nottingham?

The Royal Concert Hall
December 18, 2015

Jessica Cottis has always believed in balancing core classical repertoire with seeking out the best of today's new music, and more, that both are vital for audiences and musicians alike.

Cottis: getting with the now
November 25, 2015

After conducting the world premiere in Istanbul, the fast-rising young conductor last night conducted the Queensland Symphony Orchestra to play a musical remembrance between former enemies, in Brisbane. The DVD release of the Istanbul performance debuts at number 2 in ARIA Music chart.

 
October 16, 2015

Following a series of successful recordings, Sarah Fox takes a lead role in Mozart's early masterpiece, released this month as part of Classical Opera's Mozart cycle on Signum Records.

October 6, 2015

Classical musicians and juggling dancers may not be common performance partners, but the Gandini juggling ensemble earlier this year set out to change that.

April 22, 2015

A world premiere and his piano masterpiece grace Volume Two of The Complete Piano Music of Sir Arthur Bliss, on SOMM Recordings

Mark Bebbington: In a state of Bliss
November 13, 2014

Following their appointment earlier this year of a Principal Conductor better known as a pianist, Lars Vogt, the Royal Northern Sinfonia now complete their artistic team with a Principal Guest Conductor better known as a violinist, Julian Rachlin.

July 14, 2014

Internationally renowned musicians grace the inaugural season of the International Concerts Series at Central Synagogue.

July 20, 2013

Preparing for The Last Night of the Halle Proms this weekend, the leading English soprano on loving her new voice, and a spot of genre-jumping.

July 8, 2013

One of the great summertime classical gathering spots in America is the Aspen Music Festival and School. And while its famed annual concert series, which this year boasts soloists like soprano Joyce DiDonato, pianist Simone Dinnerstein and violinist Gil Shaham, makes Aspen a mecca for classical music audiences, it's also home to one of the world's most celebrated summer training grounds for young musicians.

 
June 28, 2013

New Cardiff Singer of the World and Aspen school alumna is invited for special congratulatory concert

 
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