16 July 2011 12:00 AM
08 July 2011 12:00 AM
Opera North has undertaken a dramatic U-turn over the staging of a controversial opera after accusations of homophobia.
05 July 2011 12:00 AM
Opera North defended its decision to cancel an opera involving primary school pupils after the writer refused to tone down references to a character's homosexuality.
04 July 2011 12:00 AM
Benjamin Grosvenor, a one-time child prodigy pianist who is set to be the youngest soloist to perform at the First Night of the Proms, has launched a stunning attack on his musical elders for promoting "shameful and uninteresting" repertoires at concert halls across the country.
02 July 2011 12:00 AM
11 June 2011 12:00 AM
La Scala opera house has become the latest Italian cultural landmark to benefit from the largesse of Diego Della Valle, of Tod's luxury leather goods.
09 June 2011 12:00 AM
05 June 2011 12:00 AM
03 June 2011 12:00 AM
Lang Lang, the one-time child prodigy pianist who is now considered one of the hottest properties in worldwide classical music, has hit back at critics who consider his performances to be flashy, empty affairs which detract from the seriousness of his art.
01 June 2011 12:00 AM
The meandering caravan that is the Metropolitan Opera while on the road arrived as scheduled in Japan this week for a long-planned 14-performance tour in Nagoya and Tokyo. But it is without two of its most adored stars who have dropped out at the last minute because of fears about earthquake-related radiation.
31 May 2011 12:00 AM
The future of the world's oldest surviving music hall, Wilton's in London, is in doubt after the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) refused an application for £3.8 million to save the crumbling building, a relic of the Victorian East End that has been at the heart of the community for more than 150 years.
15 May 2011 12:00 AM
04 May 2011 12:00 AM
10 April 2011 12:00 AM
17 March 2011 12:00 AM
Alessandro Striggio's 1566 mass, performed by 40 choristers, sees voices, strings and brass meld into a jaw-dropping harmony.
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