Obituaries

18 days ago

Kurt Moll (1938-2017)

The German bass, especially renowned in Wagner and Strauss, has died aged aged 78.

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22nd February

Stanisław Skrowaczewski

The Polish-American conductor, particularly acclaimed in Bruckner, has died aged 93.

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10th February

Nicolai Gedda (1925-2017)

The versatile and prolific Swedish tenor has died at the age of 91.

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6th February

Gervase de Peyer (1926-2017)

The British clarinettist has died aged 90.

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24th January

Veljo Tormis (1930-2017)

The Estonian composer has died at the age of 86.

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20th January

Roberta Peters (1930-2017)

The American coloratura soprano has died aged 86.

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4th January

Georges Prêtre (1924 - 2017)

The French conductor has died aged 92.

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29th December

2016 Goodbyes

We have made a short video tribute remembering some of the musicians who sadly died during 2016.

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26th December

The Alexandrov Ensemble

64 members of the iconic Russian choir have been killed in a plane crash off the coast of Russia.

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23rd December

Heinrich Schiff (1951-2016)

The Austrian Cellist and Conductor has died at the age of 65.

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