Schmitt's Tragedy of Salome

Listen to a clip from the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra's disc here 

Yvonne Loriod dies aged 86

Pianist and widow of Olivier Messiaen remembered

Pianist Lara Ömeroğlu wins BBC Young Musician 2010

A thrilling final uncovers a major new talent

Avatar, Ice Age… and Carmen

Royal Opera House to release 3D operas at RealD cinemas

Oliver Knussen heads RPS Awards list

British conductor honoured at ceremony in London

Lawrence Power brings warmth to Hindemith

Listen to a clip from the viola-player's latest disc here

Strikes halt opera productions in Italy

Government plans salary cuts for musicians 

Instantly memorable

Jeremy Pound says why new works need to be made available on CD… within minutes

Impassioned Elgar from Thomas Zehetmair

Listen to a clip from his five-star recording of the Violin Concerto here

Space is the place

Take a 2-Tone label legend and 18 costumed jazz musicians and you get the Jerry Dammers Spatial AKA Orchestra, as Neil McKim discovers

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