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RPS Awards
15/04/2014
Daniel Barenboim, Joyce DiDonato, and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra are among the nominated artists
Royal Opera House Les Vêpres siciliennes
14/04/2014
The Royal Opera House and English Touring Opera are both awarded prizes
BBC Music Magazine News
09/04/2014
The ensemble makes history performing two concerts at the US Library of Congress

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Valery Gergiev
07/11/2013
London Symphony Orchestra distances itself from principal conductor's views
instrument museum fire
07/11/2013
Museum in Reggio Calabria appeals for volunteers to help in clean-up operation
Verdi
05/11/2013
Study finds people in the UK more interested in culture than European average
Chorister of the Year
04/11/2013
Singers from two London churches victorious at annual competition
Lang Lang
31/10/2013
Pianist to focus on global education in his role of the United Nations
Daniel Barenboim
30/10/2013
The Israeli-Argentine conductor to step down two years before contract expires
classical music news
24/10/2013
Violin that thieves tried to sell for £100 estimated to fetch £2m
Harrison Birtwistle
23/10/2013
Gabriel Jackson, Sir Harrison Birtwistle and Rebecca Saunders among nominees
Titanic bell
22/10/2013
Instrument that was played as the ship sank sold at auction in Wiltshire
Franz Welser-Möst
17/10/2013
Programmes commemorate the war through an exploration of its music
musical tastes linked with age
17/10/2013
Researchers at Cambridge University have identified five categories of taste over a lifetime