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Harping on in Cardiff: The European Harp Competition and Harp Symposium, Cardiff July 18th to 28th 2007 (MS)

Vladimir Ashkenazy
to lead the Sydney Symphony 11.04.2007 (TP)


Mikko Franck talks to Bill Kenny about his resignation as Finnish National Opera's General Music Director (BK)

First  Wigmore Hall Medal
is awarded to baritione Matthias Goerne (ME)

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2007:
The Contestants and the Juries are announced (BK)

More Cash For  Cardiff Singers:
The Audience Prize continues with an extra boost for competition finalists (BK)

Bad News for Finnish National Opera:
Mikko Franck
resigns as General Music Director (BK)

Welsh National Opera:
the 2007/2008 season (BK)

Point du Jour
and David Daniels:
High Class baroque music-making coming your way (SL)

First Knight:
Bryn Terfel breaks a sabbatical year to sing at WNO (BK)

Nosing Ahead:
sh National Opera's ticket tissue triumph (BK)

Philharmonia Orchestra:
Pekka Salonen becomes the new Principal Conductor and Artistic Adviser from 2008/9. (BK)

Serious Fun!
Ludus Danielis or The Play of Daniel at Southwark Cathedral and King's College Chapel Cambridge for the 'Feast of Fools' in January 2007. (BK)

Blood, Sweat and Fears:
WNO announces its autumn 2007 season including a new opera by James Macmillan. (BK)

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2007:
Details of the next competition announced today. 10.11.2006 (BK)

Voices of the Future: Vocal
Award Winners at the Wigmore Hall (ME)

Seen and Heard at the Aspen Music Festival
by Harvey Steiman

Welsh National Youth Opera
rewrites the rules with Candide (BK)

In Search of a Lost Voice (BK)


The English Music Festival : New national festival will revive English music (BK)

Aldeburgh Festival 2006:
Fifty nine years of musical innovation. (BK)

The Three Choirs Festival 2006

Bath International Music Festival:
19.05– 04.06 2006 (BK)

Edinburgh International Festival 2006 (JPr)

Cheltenham Music Festival 2006:
A Preview (JQ)

Exeter Summer Festival 2006:
Glorious Music in Glorious Devon, 7th to 23rd July 2006 (BK)

Buxton Festival 2006
High Peak and High Culture. (BK)

Streamed Audio and Video from WNO:
Welsh National Opera offers free downloads from its web site (BK)


Wales Millennium Centre's Kirov 'Ring' Exclusive : 30.11 – 3.12. 2006 (BK)


Welsh National Opera appoints new General Director from Metropolitan Opera, 5.1.2006 (BK)


Anthony Freud leaves Welsh National Opera in December. Rizzi stays until 2008. (BK)


Welsh National Opera’s New Home The Wales Millennium Centre opens in Cardiff (BK)

Sokhiev resigns as WNO’s Music Director




Exeter Summer Festival (BK)


Our Man in Havana (MB)


WNO's Music Director Withdraws From 'La Traviata' (BK)


A Triumphant Past And Spectacular Future WNO’s Plans for 2004/5 (BK)


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Contributors: Marc Bridle, Martin Anderson, Patrick Burnson, Frank Cadenhead, Colin Clarke, Paul Conway, Geoff Diggines, Sarah Dunlop, Evan Dickerson Melanie Eskenazi (London Editor) Robert J Farr, Abigail Frymann, Göran Forsling,  Simon Hewitt-Jones, Bruce Hodges,Tim Hodgkinson, Martin Hoyle, Bernard Jacobson, Tristan Jakob-Hoff, Ben Killeen, Bill Kenny (Regional Editor), Ian Lace, John Leeman, Sue Loder, Jean Martin, Neil McGowan, Bettina Mara, Robin Mitchell-Boyask, Simon Morgan, Aline Nassif, Anne Ozorio, Ian Pace, John Phillips, Jim Pritchard, John Quinn, Peter Quantrill, Alex Russell, Paul Serotsky, Harvey Steiman, Christopher Thomas, John Warnaby, Hans-Theodor Wolhfahrt, Peter Grahame Woolf (Founder & Emeritus Editor)