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American Comedian Bill Murray to Release Classical Music CD

It has been announced this week that American comedian and actor Bill Murray is set to release an upcoming classical music album. The disc, entitled...

Only 3% of British Concert-Goers Consider Playing the Violin to Be Manly

A survey carried out by London’s Royal Albert Hall this week has revealed significant gender bias in classical music - indicating that just 3%...

New British Documentary to Explore Racial Diversity in Classical Music

Britain’s BBC Four television network has today announced the upcoming release of a new 60 minute documentary, entitled ‘Young, Gifted and Classical’ - which...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | How do Elephants React to Classical Music? [WOW]

Ever wondered what elephants think about classical music - and what their reaction might be? Belgium Royal Chamber Orchestra violinists, Jean-Francois Chamberlan and Anne Pigen recently put...

Elderly Couple Fined for Listening to Classical Music Too Loudly

A New Zealand couple have been issued with a $500 noise violation fine, by their local council, following a complaint by a neighbour that the...

Classical Music’s ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ Awarded 2 TV Golden Globe Awards

The new classical music TV series ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ has been awarded two prized Golden Globe awards - at the Hollywood Foreign Press...

French Classical Music Streaming Service Qobuz Saved From Bankruptcy

It has been announced today that the French-based Qobuz, one of the world’s first on-demand music streaming services to offer CD-quality downloads, has been...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Philippe Quint – ‘What New Yorkers Think About Classical Music’ [SHOCK]

Russian-American violin virtuoso Philippe Quint has taken to the streets of New York City to ask 30 random young people what they thought about...

French Classical Music Streaming Service Qobuz Files for Bankruptcy

It has been announced today that the French-based Qobuz, one of the world’s first on-demand music streaming services to offer CD-quality downloads, has gone...

VC ‘Artist’ Augustin Hadelich Awarded $100,000 Warner Music Prize

Italian-German violin virtuoso, VC ‘Artist’ Augustin Hadelich has today been announced as the inaugural recipient of the US $100,000 Warner Music Group classical music...

New Study Finds Classical Music Aids Quicker Surgery Recovery

A new study, in the UK has found that listening to classical music, before, during and after a medical procedure can help reduce a...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Bach ‘Fugue’ – On Beer Bottles [VIDEO]

Seattle-based street musician, Mitso Floor performing Bach's 'Fugue' – on beer bottles. MITSO FLOOR | BACH | FUGUE | PLAYED ON BEER BOTTLES

New Research Finds Classical Music Physically Reduces Stress

A new scientific study, conducted by the Royal College of Music's Centre for Performance Science has made preliminary scientific findings, for the first time, that...

New Poll Shows Video Games Bring Young People to Classical Music

A new poll, conducted by Britain's Classic FM radio station, has found that soundtracks to video games are successfully bringing younger generations to classical...

Researchers Find Classical Music Has Calming Effect of Cats During Surgery

A study published this week in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, by a team of veterinarian researchers from the University of Lisbon,...

Violinist Alina Ibragimova Weds Classical Music Critic

Russian-born British violinist Alina Ibragimova has wed partner, Tom Service – a leading classical music presenter and critic for the UK's BBC Radio 3...

Industry Report Indicates Classical Sales Declining and Streaming Not Compensating

An alarming new report, released this week by BPI has indicated classical music CD sales have declined a further 5% year on year in...

VC BUZZ | Cellist Johannes Moser, Klengel ‘Hymmus’ for 12 Cellos – With Himself [VIDEO]

German-Canadian cellist Johannes Moser performing Klengel's 'Hymmus' for 12 Cellos – with himself. JOHANNES MOSER | JULIUS KLENGEL | HYMMUS FOR 12 CELLOS, OP. 57

VC BUZZ | Nicola Benedetti, Shostakovich Violin Concerto – Flying Bow [VIDEO]

Fly-on-the-wall concert hall youtube footage of Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti losing control of her bow during Friday's rehearsal of Shostakovich's Violin Concerto - with...

VC BUZZ | What happens when an entire orchestra eats the world’s hottest chili?

In a video uploaded just Friday, each member of the Danish National Chamber Orchestra eats one of the world's hottest chili peppers before the...

VC BUZZ | SouthWest Airlines Inflight Cello & Beat-Boxing Air Steward Duet

Southwest Airlines beat-boxing flight attendant, Maximilian with cellist, passenger Francisco Vila – performing Bach's 'Bouree' from the Solo Cello Suite No. 3. Filmed mid-flight, earlier...

VC BUZZ | Air Canada, Musical Instrument Transportation Policy – Spoof LOLz [VIDEO]

In light of this week's social media furor surrounding Air Canada's controversial instrument transportation policy, Toronto's Opera Five have put together a little something...

Beethovenfest Bonn, Germany

Internationale Beethovenfeste Bonn gGmbH From: 5th September - 5th October 2013

McDonald’s Serve Up Beethoven to Combat Customer Violence

A McDonald's fast food store in the UK has taken to piping classical music in an attempt to curb late night alcohol- fueled violence It's...

BBC Proms Classical Music Festival, United Kingdom

BBC Proms Classical Music Festival, United Kingdom From: 12th July - 7th September 2013
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