Coronavirus disease 2019

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease which resulted in a pandemic during 2019 and 2020, causing cancellation of events worldwide, including concerts and festivals.


A selection of articles about Coronavirus disease 2019

Summer Festivals in Europe - Giuseppe Pennisi investigates the fast-evolving festival scene

The Art of Thinking - Gordon Andrew R brings to a close his two month long 'Life under Quarantine' series

With Great Caution - Giuseppe Pennisi reports on the gradual reopening of Italian Summer Festivals

Locrian - A classical music word-puzzle, to keep you entertained during lockdown, by Allan Rae

Ensemble. Fresh and Energetic Performances - Malcolm Miller listens to Beethoven from Marios Papadopoulos and the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

Opening Up After Quarantine - Suggestions for musicians, by Gordon Andrew R

Classical music news - April 2020 Obituaries - Our summary of those the classical music world lost last month

Music and the Pandemic - Giuseppe Pennisi puts the case for Italy

Classical music news - Bocelli: Music for Hope - Andrea Bocelli and Emanuele Vianelli performed live from the Duomo in Milan on Easter Sunday

Classical music news - Klein String Competition - One of America's top string competitions goes digital

Classical music news - March 2020 Obituaries - Our summary of those the classical music world lost last month

Salzburg and the Pandemic - Giuseppe Pennisi wonders whether the 2020 Salzburg Summer Festival will take place

Ensemble. Familiar Pieces Heard Afresh - Mike Wheeler has some thoughtful comments on a performance by Tasmin Little, Duncan Riddell, Thierry Fischer and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Life Under Quarantine - Suggestions for the classical musician, from Gordon Andrew R



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