Latest Classical Obituary Articles
22nd November 2017
We are saddened to hear that the great Russian baritone died of a brain tumour earlier this morning; he was 55.
28th September 2017
The great Czech harpsichordist and Holocaust survivor has died aged 90.
5th June 2017
The British conductor, particularly renowned for his work with the English Chamber Orchestra, has died suddenly aged 74.
1st June 2017
A brief tribute to the Czech conductor, whose death aged 71 was announced this morning.
27th March 2017
Chris pays tribute to the French conductor, whose death was announced at the weekend.
7th March 2017
The German bass, especially renowned in Wagner and Strauss, has died aged aged 78.
22nd February 2017
The Polish-American conductor, particularly acclaimed in Bruckner, has died aged 93.
10th February 2017
The versatile and prolific Swedish tenor has died at the age of 91.
6th February 2017
The British clarinettist has died aged 90.
24th January 2017
The Estonian composer has died at the age of 86.
20th January 2017
The American coloratura soprano has died aged 86.
4th January 2017
The French conductor has died aged 92.
29th December 2016
We have made a short video tribute remembering some of the musicians who sadly died during 2016.
26th December 2016
64 members of the iconic Russian choir have been killed in a plane crash off the coast of Russia.
23rd December 2016
The Austrian Cellist and Conductor has died at the age of 65.
7th November 2016
A tribute to the Hungarian pianist and conductor who died in November 2016 aged 64.
3rd October 2016
The conductor and founder of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields has died aged 92.
8th September 2016
The South African heldentenor has died aged 51 - full tribute to follow later today.
22nd August 2016
The charismatic Italian soprano has died aged 59.
28th July 2016
The Finnish composer has died aged 87.