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A collection of interesting...
WEBsites / MAGAZINES
The Guardian / classical music and opera
The classical section of the British newspaper (also see below under Blogs!).
Wordless Music is devoted to the idea that the sound worlds of classical and contemporary instrumental music – in genres such as indie rock and electronic music – share more in common than conventional thinking might suggest.
Avant Music News
Since 2003, Avant Music News has been the daily source of new about weird, non-mainstream, complex music.
I care if you listen
A magazine about new classical music, art, and technology.
The New York Times / music
The journal of music
publishes in-depth writing on musical life and connects readers to the musical life around them.
The Telegraph / classical music
Arts reviews, news and interviews
npr music - classical
NPR Music launched in November 2007 to present public radio music programming and original editorial content for music discovery. (see also the NPR deceptive cadence blog below).
Classical Music Magazine
Classical Music Magazine is the authoritative voice of the classical music profession, offering a behind-the-scenes approach to a fast changing industry.
New York's Classical Music Radio Station
Online web station devoted to contemporary classical music
The Berkshire Review
International journal for the arts
International Record Review
It is a magazine for those who know their music, but who are prepared to be further enlightened, and who want up-to-date, authoritative comment on the vast number of new and historical classical recordings being released world-wide.
An important magazine for the whole music business scene
The magazine for making music
The Suisse Monthly magazine for musical questions informs in German, French and sporadically in Italian about cultural, education policy and pedagogical issues with a focus on classical music. Visit the website in French
Crescendo – The premium magazine for classical music and lifestyle stands for the appreciation of opera, concerts, classical music, jazz, and culture.
The website concerti.de with costumized online content functions as the nationwide base for classical music dates in 12 metropolitan areas with over 30.000 entries and a Festivalguide with portraits and dates of European festivals - Contact
The world's only magazine specializing in chamber music.
Web portal for classical music
Portal for classical music
News portal for classical music with a focus on music education and audience development
neue musik zeitung
German music magazine of ConBrio - numerous reviews and institutional music world news
All about piano music, the biggest one in German language.
Suisse online magazine
Magazine about classical music and Jazz
Magazine for classical music culture
Writings of critic Séverine Garnier on contemporary aspects of the French classical music world (Bordeaux, Paris and beyond).
Revue Musicale Suisse
The Suisse Monthly magazine for musical questions informs in German, French and sporadically in Italian about cultural, education policy and pedagogical issues with a focus on classical music.
Website about Brazilian cultural sector.
VivaMúsica! is a Brazilian communication company dedicated to triggering and fostering interest for classical music. Along with a blog and publications Viva Música features a powerful Brazilian network for innovative classical music institutions, festivals etc. and organizes the Brazilien "Classical Music Day" (5 March).
PROJECTS / networks
CLASS - the Association of Classical Independents in Germany is an alliance of independent record manufacturers and distributors from the fields of classical music, world music and jazz.
C:N NET is the online professionals' forum for classical music - a year-round database and virtual trade fair of Classical:NEXT.
IMZ International Music + Media Centre
The IMZ is the global association for all those involved in any aspect of audio-visual music and dance. Its 170+ members include broadcasters; performing arts companies and venues; programme producers and distributors; record and DVD labels; cinema and new media specialists: all the participants in the creation and dissemination of music in the media - Contact
ABO - Association of British Orchestras
The ABO is the national body representing the collective interests of professional orchestras, youth ensembles and the wider classical music industry throughout the UK.
Classique first is a website and conference dedicated to inform you on the lastest news about the French market and French artists around the world.
Contemporary Classical Music Database
Leading Innovative & Colorful Initiative Embracing European Contemporary Art Music Scene
Culture360.org aims to stimulate the cultural engagement between Asia and Europe and enhance greater understanding between the two regions.
IAMA - International Artist Managers' Association
The International Artist Managers' Association (IAMA) - is the only worldwide association for classical music artist managements. It is dedicated to serving all its members' needs including Affiliate and Group members and it strives to raise professional standards in the business of music.
Petrucci Music Library
ISPA is a global network of more than 400 leaders in the performing arts with representation from more than 185 cities and all regions of the globe.
The Petrushka Project is an unprecedented international live concert and commissioning initiative presented by Schott Music.
The Opera Platform
A project for those who love opera and those who want to hear more. Livestreams and archives operas every month, with subtitles in six languages.
Organization for concert arrangers in Norway
Check out the "Big list of Classical Music Blogs"
The Rest Is Noise
The famous blog of Alex Ross from The New Yorker
Alex Ambrose on Q2 Music
Journalist Alex Ambrose's online work on Q2 Music
Jessica Duchen's blog (JDCMB)
Jessica Duchen's Classical Music & Ballet Blog
Slipped disc by Norman Lebrecht
Taking the spin out of the classical record industry, and more.
WildKat PR is a boutique, full service, public relations agency specialising in classical and contemporary music, and lifestyle brands.
Enartete Musik by Gavin Plumley
David Finckel and Wu Han Blog
News blog about classical music
An in-depth classical music blog
NPR open space for discussion, discovery, music listening and news.
Blogging classical music in Hong Kong
La Folle Journée de Nantes le blog
Blog about "La Folle Journée", the French annual classical music festival held in Nantes. It is the largest classical music festival in France.
Created in 2004, Opera Today is regarded as a leading web site relating to opera and vocal music. The site provides reviews of current performances, recordings and books, interviews of performers, commentary and links to recent news items. Opera Today endeavors to be an indispensable resource for opera lovers.
Music videos and documentaries
Classical Dark Arts
An alternative blog, podcast and mailing list by cellist and radio producer Will Roseliep.
bad blog of musick
Blog of composer Mortiz Eggert. Continuation of "Bad Boy-Reihe" of "neue musikzeitung"
Themes and news about German theatres, about international opera and acting scene, dance, ballett and performance.
beckmesser by Max Nyffeler is a Website for new music and music critics.
A German blog for classical music and more since 2003
Van Magazin – Blog
Blog for classical music culture
Blog of Klassisk
Blog with concert suggestions of Klassisk (see above under Projects/Networks)
ClassicalClips.com is a growing and improving database of classical music videos and biographies from various sources around the web.