Classical Music Daily's regular series of news from around the world

Classical music news. The Great Composers - Five films to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth, in cinemas from December 2019

Classical music news. A Tour of Great Britain - Orchestre National de Lille is the only French orchestra planning to tour the UK in 2020

Classical music news. Obituary - Márta Kurtág (1927-2019)

Classical music news. November 2019 Newsletter - 'Jessye Norman', Classical Music Daily's November 2019 Newsletter, has just been published

Classical music news. Obituary - Zoltán Jeney (1943-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Hansheinz Schneeberger (1926-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Chou Wen-chung (1923-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Hans Zender (1936-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Raymond Leppard (1927-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Alicia Alonso (1920-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Hossein Dehlavi (1927-2019)

Classical music news. Martín García García - The young Spanish pianist will give a recital in New York city

Classical music news. 2023 World Symposium of Choral Music - Qatar wins the bid to host this prestigious musical event expected to attract between 2,000 and 4,000 delegates

Classical music news. Obituary - Marcello Giordani (1963-2019)

Classical music news. Rich with Music and Human Kindness - The Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Hartford announces winners of the Young Professional Division (US) national competition - Alexander Pattavina, Joseph Russell and Elena Baquerizo

Classical music news. Obituary - Giya Kancheli (1935-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Jessye Norman (1945-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Martin Wesley-Smith (1945-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Paul Badura-Skoda (1927-2019)

Classical music news. Mortality and Loss - Carolina Eyck releases 'Elegies for Theremin & Voice' on Butterscotch Records on 27 September 2019

Classical music news. Obituary - Christopher Rouse (1949-2019)

Classical music news. The Prometheus Revolution - Composer Keith Burstein showcases his subversive opera about revolution alongside the UK Labour Party's annual conference

Classical music news. Just Listening - John Morrison's shared listening workshop creates a sound haven which awakens compassion for ourselves and others

Classical music news. Learn to Conduct in London - Learn to conduct orchestras on a one-year course based in London

Classical music news. The Crossing - Donald Nally's professional chamber choir is featured on the New York Philharmonic's new recording of Julia Wolfe's 'Fire in my mouth'

Classical music news. Oxford Lieder Festival 2019 - Tales of Beyond - Magic, Myths and Mortals

Classical music news. September 2019 Newsletter - 'Myths and Modernity', Classical Music Daily's September 2019 Newsletter has just been published

Classical music news. STEIM 50 Years - Amsterdam's STudio for Electro-Instrumental Music celebrates its fiftieth birthday

Classical music news. Plácido Domingo - The Spanish tenor has been accused of multiple sexual harrassment

Classical music news. Obituary - Barrington Pheloung (1954-2019)

Classical music news. Barlow Winners - The Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University Announces Commission Winners for 2019

Classical music news. A Warm Day in Winter - Naxos has released a CD of chamber music by American composer and bassoonist Truman Harris, written for his orchestral colleagues

Classical music news. ROF at Forty - Giuseppe Pennisi looks forward to the Rossini Opera Festival, 11-23 August 2019, and explains why investing in Rossini can be profitable

Classical music news. Adrian Williams - The English Symphony Orchestra announces Adrian Williams as its John McCabe Composer-in-Association for 2019/20

Classical music news. Giovanni Sollima - The first performance of Giovanni Sollima's 'Tarantulae Cadenzas' took place at the Küstendorf Klasik Russian Music Festival in July 2019

Classical music news. Argument for Strings - British artist Dan Michaelson's 'first work for string quartet' also contains parts for piano and bell

Classical music news. Voice of the Lake - Margaret Brouwer's new environmental oratorio is now available on DVD and at YouTube

Classical music news. The Month of June - A new painting by Jeromyah Jones honours American singer June E Townes, founder of 'Gospera'

Classical music news. Obituary - Franco Zeffirelli (1923-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Sven-David Sandström (1942-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Ib Nørholm (1931-2019)

Classical music news. Bartók Plus - A short preview of the Bartók Plus Opera Festival in Miskolc, Hungary

Classical music news. Stanisław Moniuszko Competition - The deadline for applications to take part in a new Polish music competition is 23 June 2019

Classical music news. Totally Tchaikovsky - The Milton Keynes City Orchestra gives its farewell concert

Classical music news. Obituary - François-René Tranchefort (c1933-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Alfred Janson (1937-2019)

Classical music news. Olympic Voices - A new competition for baroque voices will be held in Vicenza, Italy, from 1-7 November 2019

Classical music news. Obituary - Étienne Perruchon (1958-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Arif Melikov (1933-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Georg Katzer (1935-2019)

Classical music news. Chagall Quartet Tour - The Chagall String Quartet from Italy will tour China in October 2019

Classical music news. Christopher Gabbitas Appointment - Former King's Singers member Christopher Gabbitas is to become Phoenix Chorale's next Artistic Director

Classical music news. Obituary - Alejandro Planchart (1935-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Heather Harper (1930-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Atli Heimir Sveinsson (1938-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Ruth-Margret Pütz (1930-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Marilyn Mason (1925-2019)

Classical music news. Call to Action - ICSOM is supporting the musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the fifth week of their strike

Classical music news. Le Poisson Magique - Resonus issues John McCabe's complete organ music on CD to mark the composer's eightieth birthday year

Classical music news. International Keyboard Institute and Festival - The application deadline for this year's New York-based event is 15 April 2019

Classical music news. Music Mountain - The Connecticut-based concert series celebrates ninety continuous years

Classical music news. Obituary - Peter Hurford (1930-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Heinz Winbeck (1946-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Geoff Harvey (1935-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Victor Hochhauser (1923-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Wolfgang Meyer (1954-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Michael Gielen (1927-2019)

Classical music news. Obituary - Jacques Loussier (1934-2019)

Classical music news. Alberto Nepomuceno - Announcements of new releases from Naxos, Divine Art, SOMM Recordings and Warner Classics

Classical music news. In Homage to Schubert - Launch of renewed online Winterreise resource by Iain C Phillips

Classical music news. Obituary - André Previn (1929-2019)

Classical music news. Luc Ferrari Competition - Submissions are requested for a Hörspiel spectacle performed through headphones

Classical music news. College Prep for Musicians - A new book about applying to music schools

Classical music news. February 2019 Classical Music Obituaries - A look at some of the figures who have passed away during February 2019

Classical music news. January 2019 Classical Music Obituaries - A look at some of the figures who passed away during January 2019

Classical music news. Rosalie Coopman - Brixworth Music Festival announces the winner of its International Competition for Women Composers

Classical music news. Schubertiade 2019 - Austria's unique festival celebrating Franz Schubert in two different locations has announced its 2019 concerts

Classical music news. Grapes come before Music? - This year's Huntington Estate Music Festival has been billed as the last

Classical music news. Brahms and Schumann - András Schiff joins the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for a series of concerts

Classical music news. Three Composers - Three Continents - A new cello concerto is being written for German cellist Jan Vogler and will be performed at the 2019 Dresden Festival. 'Our world today could be just like this particular cello concerto: colourful, rich in contrast and in happy cultural coexistence.'

Classical music news. Mahler Education - Joy Lisney conducts a special performance of Mahler's Ninth Symphony

Classical music news. Towards the Light - Helsinki Chamber Choir's new CD will be released on 1 March 2019

Amazingly Kind - Keith Bramich marks the passing of South African-born composer John Joubert, who died on 7 January