Opera singer Renee Fleming will return to the Aspen Music Festival this summer.

The Aspen Music Festival’s 2016 summer season will include 7 1/2 weeks of programming with more than 400 events and concerts running June 30 to Aug. 21.


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

Julian Rachlin played like a wild man, in a good way, in the Shostakovich first violin concerto with the Orchestre National de France on Sunday afternoon.

"And when Rachlin got going into the final cadenza, he became a wild thing, a kind of inspired mad scientist in a monologue both profound and terrifying..."

The Royal Concert Hall

"There was certainly nothing second-best about [Mark Bebbington's] performance of a programme that had plenty of drama and virtuosity."

Cottis: getting with the now

Edited text of the leading young conductor's keynote speech at the 2015 British Composer Awards.


In September, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra announced the launch of the large-scale competition, which will offer $100,000 to the first-prize winner, making it the single largest monetary award for a violin competition.


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 Sphinx Organization announces Lara Downes as a recipient of the 2016 Medal of Excellence and $50,000 Artist Grant.


Lang Lang was named one of GQ's "Men of the Year" for his active and innovative social media presence.


Following a series of successful recordings, Sarah Fox takes a lead role in Mozart's masterpiece.


Nimrod Borenstein's score for Gandini's juggling ballet recorded by the Solaire label.


- Conducted by the SSO's Music Director Long Yu and including violinist Maxim Vengerov, the orchestra will play the United States, Brazil and Argentina

- For the UN concert on August 28, artists from all the major Allied powers of WW2 will be represented, performing music by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, John Williams and a new work by Zou Ye

Conductor Donald Runnicles at the Grand Teton Music Festival

Editor of BBC Music Magazine, Oliver Condy, travels to the majestic mountains of Wyoming for the Grand Teton Music Festival

Long Yu with members of the China Philharmonic Orchestra

How one of China's top conductors is extending the appeal of his country's music

Music director Long Yu led the China Philharmonic in a performance of Dvorak’s “New World Symphony” in Tehran.

"On Friday night, the music of Dvorak’s “New World” symphony was heard in Tehran, performed from the original music the New York Philharmonic has guarded since the work’s 1893 premiere. This orchestra, though, wasn’t American. It was the China Philharmonic."

Joel Fan was described as "impressive pianist" by The New York Times.

The Kennedy Center in Washington has heard many classics, but this summer pianist Joel Fan brought here something new.

Long Yu, the music director of the China Philharmonic Orchestra, has a growing international reputation.

As the world focuses on the accord to limit Iran’s nuclear capabilities that was reached last month, the China Philharmonic Orchestra, a major ensemble from one of the six nations that negotiated the deal, is planning to play two concerts in Tehran next week.


At this time of year it is a common fantasy for wage slaves who slog to the office in the city: If only work could be relocated to the mountains, or the shore, or maybe a lake. But it is a reality for many orchestra musicians, whose talents are sought by music festivals at desirable spots around the country when their concert halls and opera houses go dark for the summer.


A regular performer on the world's grandest stages, international opera superstar Renée Fleming's radiant voice and compelling artistry will soon be heard for the first time in the heart of the American West—Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Evgeny Kissin: 'Genocides must never be forgotten'

Part of a series of official memorial concerts around the world in association with the Yerevan Perspectives International Music Festival, "With You, Armenia" juxtaposes Armenian composers with works by Chopin and includes a world premiere of specially-composed choral work by Krzysztof Penderecki.

Mark Bebbington: in a state of Bliss

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

Jessica Cottis: equally at home with music old and new

With Covent Garden, Sydney and Queensland Symphony Orchestras and top British bands in her diary, the Scottish-Australian maestra's future looks bright

Daniel Cohen: New baton in Berlin

Fast-rising young conductor Daniel Cohen named Kapellmeister at the Deutsche Oper, Berlin


A centennial tribute to Lady Day from the critically-acclaimed American pianist Lara Downes.


France recognizes Maestro Long Yu's leadership in strengthening China's cultural connections with other nations around the world.


The violinist and conductor will join Principal Conductor Lars Vogt at the Sinfonia



2014/15 season artists include Avi Avital, Inon Barnatan, Mark Bebbington, David Aaron Carpenter, Ray Chen, Lara Downes, Danny Driver, Jack Liebeck and Raphael Wallfisch


Famous venue hosts world-class classical musicians in series that gives Jewish perspectives on the great composers


As Teodora Gheorghiu prepares to sing in Der Rosenkavalier at Glyndebourne, she tells Rupert Christiansen of The Telegraph how she overcame an illness that threatened her career

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