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British Youth Orchestra Pioneer Ivey Dickson Has Died – Aged 95

Concert pianist and former Musical Director of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, Ivey Dickson has passed away – aged 95. Miss Dickson was...

American Violinist and Musicians’ Unionist Louise Koszalka has Died – Aged 100

American violinist, teacher, civil rights activist and active union member, Louise Koszalka has passed away – aged 100. A graduate of Smith College and the...

Prolific American Composer Stephen Paulus has Died – Aged 65

American composer Stephen Paulus has passed away from medical complications, following a stroke - aged just 65. During this 40 year output, Mr Paulus composed...

SAD NEWS | Swedish Cellist and Conductor Mats Rondin Has Died – Aged 54

Swedish cellist and conductor Mats Rondin has died from a sudden heart attack – aged 54. He performed extensively as a soloist throughout Sweden and...

Italian Violinist Angelo Stefanato has Died – Aged 88

Italian violinist and academic Angelo Stefanato has passed away, at his home in Rome – aged 88. A student of Vasa Prihoda, he served as Concertmaster...

3 Tenors Mastermind, Impresario Tibor Rudas Has Died – Aged 94

Hungarian-born classical music impresario and entrepreneur, Tibor Rudas has passed away – aged 94. He will be remembered for his groundbreaking ability to bring Las...

SAD NEWS | Vermont Conductor Brian Webb Found Deceased Following Sailing Trip

New Zealand-born conductor and organist Brian Webb's body has been found deceased in Lake Champlain, Vermont USA – following an intensive 4 day missing...

American-Born Violin Maker Michael Carlton Byrd Has Died – Aged 62

John & Arthur Beare Fine Violins has today announced the passing of their former colleague, American string instrument restorer and maker Michael Carlton Byrd –...

VERY SAD NEWS | Memphis Symphony Assistant Principal Violist has Died Following a Car Accident

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra has today announced the sad passing of their Assistant Principal violist, Marshall Fine from serious injuries sustained in a car accident last week –...

SAD NEWS | Dutch Early Music Specialist and Conductor Frans Brüggen Has Died

Dutch early music specialist, recorder player, flutist and conductor Frans Brüggen has passed away – aged 79. Mastro Brüggen was the co-founder of the Orchestra...

VERY SAD NEWS | Renowned Australian Composer Peter Sculthorpe Has Died – Aged 85

Internationally renowned Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe has passed away after a long illness – aged 85. His signature works include 17 string quartets and his...

VERY SAD NEWS | Legendary Italian Tenor Carlo Bergonzi has Passed Away

Legendary Italian operatic tenor Carlo Bergonzi has passed away – aged 90. A Verdi specialist, Maestro Bergonzi will long be remembered for his beautiful lyricism...

SAD NEWS | Oregon Symphony Conductor Norman Leyden Has Died – Aged 96

Long-time Oregon Symphony conductor, Norman Leyden has passed away – aged 96. Maestro Leyden retired from the Symphony in 2004 – after serving 29 years...

SAD NEWS | Korean-born Violin Virtuoso Ik-Hwan Bae Has Died – Aged 58

South Korean-born American concert violinist Ik-Hwan Bae has passed away – aged 58. A student of Ivan Galamian at the Juilliard School, Mr Bae was...

VERY SAD NEWS | Maestro Lorin Maazel Has Passed Away – Aged 84

The Castleton Festival has today announced the very sad passing of its founder and Artistic Director, Maestro Lorin Maazel – aged 84. Maestro Maazel passed away...

SAD NEWS | Munich-Based Conductor Christoph Stepp has Died – Aged 86

German conductor Christoph Stepp has passed away – aged 86. Maestro Stepp served as a former Principal Conductor with the Munich Symphony Orchestra – and...

SAD NEWS | Swedish Violinist & Instrument Dealer Staffan Borseman Has Died

Swedish violinist and fine instrument dealer Staffan Borseman has died – aged 60. A student of Gert Crafoord, Josef Grunfarb, Tibor Varga and Jascha Brodsky,...

Buchmann-Mehta Academy Cellist and Pedaogue Dudu Sela Has Passed Away

Israeli cellist and pedagogue Dudu Sela has passed away. A student of Uzi Wiezel and Leonard Rose, Mr Sela served as head of chamber music at...

VERY SAD NEWS | Belgian violinist Pierre D’Archambeau Has Died – Aged 87

Belgian-born American violin virtuoso  Pierre D'Archambeau has passed away, in his home in Massachusetts, USA - aged 87. The son of famed cellist Ywan D'Archambeau...

SAD NEWS | British-Australian Violist and Conductor Gerald Gentry has Died

British-born violist and conductor Gerald Gentry has passed away – aged 86. Mr Gentry was a former Principal Violist of the BBC Symphony Orchestra -...

TRAGIC NEWS | Prized Russian Cellist Dmitry Volkov Has Died – Aged Just 26

Russian cello virtuoso Dmitry Volkov has passed away – aged just 26. A graduate of the Moscow Conservatory and Peabody Institute, Dmitry was a former 1st...