Monday, April 3, 2006 - 12:11

On 31 March 2006, American composer Gunther Schuller has received the A.I. du Pont Composers Award at the Delaware Grand Opera House.

Wednesday, March 29, 2006 - 10:25

In October 2006 Naxos will release a CD by Italian conductor/composer Paolo Pessina.

Monday, March 27, 2006 - 16:54

American composers Frank Lee Sprague's newest recording is his Concerto for Violin with Orchestra, issued by Wichita Falls Records.

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Monday, March 27, 2006 - 16:32

On 8 April 2006 Koch International will issue the first volume (2 cds) of Richard Savino's CD series: The Essential Giuliani.

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Friday, March 24, 2006 - 15:31

Albania born composer Vasil Tole has published a new book, called "Odyssey and Sirens: A Temptation towards the Mystery of the Iso-polyphonic Regions of Epirus - A Homeric theme with variations", I

Thursday, March 9, 2006 - 10:08

Film composer John Williams was elected Composers of the Year 2005 by the International Film Music Critics Association.

Benjamin Britten
Wednesday, March 1, 2006 - 08:40

A till now lost Britten composition was found back by film maker John Mappleback in Great Britain after a 15 year search.

Krzysztof Penderecki
Thursday, February 23, 2006 - 09:52

Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki will be given a honorary degree at the Wilhelms-Universität in Münster, Germany. The ceremony will take place on 31 March 2006.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 16:38

American composer Robert Kramer collaborates with former Frank Zappa vocalist Napoleon Murphy Brock on two songs from his new CD "Legacy of Love

Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 11:57

In April 2006 a new Naxos CD will appear with Gloria Coates' Symphonies no. 14, 7 and 1. On 24 May 2006, her Symphony No.

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Thursday, February 16, 2006 - 11:14

No less than three Grammys, for Best Classical Album, Best Classical Contemporary Composition and Best Choral Performance, were won by William Bolcom's “Songs of Innocence and of Experience”.

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Monday, January 16, 2006 - 17:11

It is now seems clear that we will probably never know whether the skull that was said to be Mozart's is real.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 09:45

This week it was announced that two 18th century miniature portraits were discovered in a hotel in Thun, Switzerland.

Mikis Theodorakis
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 08:22

The IMC UNESCO International Music Prize for 2005 was awarded to Mikis Theodorakis in Aachen, Germany.

Benjamin Britten
Sunday, November 6, 2005 - 22:02

German composer Siegfried Matthus has written a "Te Deum" that will be premiered in Dresden's newly renovated Frauenkirche on 11 November 2005.

Sunday, October 23, 2005 - 21:17

Dutch composer and jazz musician Willem Breuker has received an "Ehrenurkunde" in Berlin, connected with the "Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik".