08 June 2014 12:00 AM
01 June 2014 12:00 AM
Many British composers have made it big in Hollywood, but John Powell is currently the most influential. As a result, he has resources others can only dream of. But there’s a drawback, he tells Tim Walker
Dorchester Hotel faces the music as prestigious music society joins protest over Brunei’s anti-gay laws
16 May 2014 07:21 PM
The Royal Philharmonic Society has held its annual awards ceremony at the London hotel for more than 20 years
28 April 2014 02:56 PM
15 April 2014 07:24 PM
Croydon Council’s withdrawal of core funding pushed the chamber orchestra to the brink of bankruptcy
09 April 2014 04:20 PM
Composer Michael Nyman hopes his new symphony commemorating the Hillsborough disaster, to be first performed this summer, will make a “small but significant contribution” to the healing process for the families.
08 April 2014 01:50 AM
Modern violins have beaten Stradivarius-made instruments worth millions in a blind test involving 10 world-class soloists.
15 March 2014 07:38 PM
Royal Opera House, London
15 March 2014 03:21 PM
'Steve V (King Different)' uses excerpts of the original text interspersed with modern music
19 February 2014 06:00 PM
A hobby archaeologist with a metal detector has discovered a trove of gold and silver in a German forest dating back to late Roman times, fuelling speculation that it could be the legendary Nibelung treasure which inspired composer Richard Wagner’s operatic “Ring Cycle”.
12 February 2014 10:49 AM
The composer hired a ghostwriter despite regaining some of his hearing
05 February 2014 12:56 PM
Mamoru Samuragochi admitted betraying fans of his 'Hiroshima Symphony'
03 February 2014 06:51 PM
German conductor Gerd Albrecht, who led orchestras in the Czech Republic, Japan and Denmark and worked to bring music to children, has died. He was 78.
26 January 2014 12:01 AM
Funding reductions mean our leading ensembles may have to cut back on the things that give them world status
20 January 2014 04:12 PM
No wonder he was widely considered the finest conductor of his day, he was certainly the best-loved of them all, writes Jessica Duchen
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