Latest Classical Obituary Articles
The Italian conductor, renowned for his championing of Vivaldi, Clementi and Rossini, has died aged 83.
The German dramatic soprano, renowned for her high-voltage portrayals of Strauss's Salome and Elektra, died yesterday.
The British composer and conductor, best known for his two children’s operas Where The Wild Things Are and Higglety Pigglety Pop! and for his tireless championing of music by his contemporaries, has died aged 66.
The Russian conductor has died aged 87.
The French-Canadian mezzo, particularly noted for her collaborations with Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge in French and Italian bel canto repertoire, has died aged 79.
The Spanish conductor has died aged 78.
The Icelandic composer, best known for his film scores including The Theory of Everything, has died aged 48.
A short video tribute remembering some of the musicians who passed away during 2017.
We are saddened to hear that the great Russian baritone died of a brain tumour earlier this morning; he was 55.
The great Czech harpsichordist and Holocaust survivor has died aged 90.
The British conductor, particularly renowned for his work with the English Chamber Orchestra, has died suddenly aged 74.
A brief tribute to the Czech conductor, whose death aged 71 was announced this morning.
Chris pays tribute to the French conductor, whose death was announced at the weekend.
The German bass, especially renowned in Wagner and Strauss, has died aged aged 78.
The Polish-American conductor, particularly acclaimed in Bruckner, has died aged 93.
The versatile and prolific Swedish tenor has died at the age of 91.
The British clarinettist has died aged 90.
The Estonian composer has died at the age of 86.
The American coloratura soprano has died aged 86.
The French conductor has died aged 92.