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‘If you Can Speak, You Can Sing.': Mentor Nicky Spence Explains Why Singing is Our Second Nature

Mentor Nicky Spence Explains Why 'Everyone Can be a Singer'

Exclusives 23:37PM EDT

Tenor Nicky Spence Believes it just takes the right confidence and training to bring out the singer in anyone!READ MORE

Mark Wigglesworth

Year of the Wigglesworths: Conductor and Composer Ryan Wigglesworth, Son to Mark Wigglesworth, Wins Halle’s New Principal Guest Spot

Genres 12:45PM EDT

It has been a good year for the Wigglesworths! First, Mark Wigglesworth is named Edward Gardner's successor at English National Opera, now Ryan Wigglesworth has been picked to succeed Markus Stenz as the Halle Orchestra's new principal guest conductor.READ MORE

The Column: All (or Most) Change in United Kingdom's Classical Music Scene?

Tour Journals 10:54AM EDT

But I wouldn't bet against Kirill Karabits being snapped up. Bournemouth has historically been a springboard for higher-profile appointments--and being from that town, myself, I yield to no one in my borderline fanatical admiration for its orchestra.READ MORE

Edward Gardner Leaving English National Opera, Mark Wigglesworth Arriving

Tour Journals 14:46PM EDT

So, the news that Edward Gardner is stepping down after only seven years is almost as much of a shock as the simultaneous announcement that Mark Wigglesworth will follow him.READ MORE

The Column: Are Live Broadcasts Good for Classical Music?

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Classicalite wants to know. Really.READ MORE

Time Out London Kills Classical Music?

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Time Out London is reportedly to ditch all classical music coverage. It's a decision sure to provoke outrage in music circles.READ MORE

Looking at New York City Opera, in the Past Tense

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New York City Opera has announced it will close; Classicalite take its measure...READ MORE

British Bass Richard Angas Dies Suddenly, During Rehearsal for Britten's 'Peter Grimes'

Genres 00:10AM EDT

Sad news from the opera world. Richard Angas, one of the leading British basses of his generation has died. Halfway through a rehearsal at English National Opera of Britten's Peter Grimes, he collapsed and was rushed to hospital...READ MORE

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