The Britten-Pears Archive is officially opened today by legendary opera singer Dame Janet Baker. It has been built in the grounds of The Red House, Aldeburgh, the home which Benjamin Britten shared with Peter Pears from 1957 until his death in 1976.
Chief Conductor Marin Alsop brings the flagship orchestra of Brazil to Europe in October 2013 for a 15-date tour taking in Berlin’s Philharmonie, Paris’s Salle Pleyel, London’s Royal Festival Hall and the Vienna Konzerthaus, plus three dates at the Salzburg Festival.
Rosenblatt Recitals — London’s only international opera recital series — moves beyond the concert hall to the screen this summer as Sky Arts broadcasts four recitals from the 2012-13 season every Monday evening between 15 July and 5 August.
The Bach Choir joins forces with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor David Hill to perform a brand new work by composer and organist David Goode and poet and dramatist Francis Warner.
Rosenblatt Recitals — London’s only international opera recital series — announces ten recitals for its 2013-14 season, demonstrating the breadth and wealth of talent with which it is synonymous.
Deutsche Grammophon (DG) and Touch Press have joined forces for Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, an app which reinvents this iconic work for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
65-CD limited edition box set to launch at this June's Aldeburgh Festival
Lufthansa German Airlines has confirmed it looks forward to celebrating 30 years of the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music in 2014, a momentous year which also marks the 300th anniversary of the Hanoverian succession to the British throne.
HRH The Prince of Wales has instigated a new honour, The President’s Award, which he presented for the first time today at the Royal College of Music’s Annual Awards ceremony.
Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko commences his eighth season with Liverpool Philharmonic, with new Artists in Residence, guest artists, Britten and Strauss anniversary celebrations and much more.