In today’s news, the DCMS is inviting feedback on the work of Arts Council England (ACE), Edinburgh and Adelaide festivals join forces, and the Royal High School in Edinburgh becomes a music school. Also, a systematic review found that there is significant evidence that music interventions help to alleviate cancer patients’ symptoms, and Boston Landmarks Orchestra closes their 2016 Free Wednesday Concerts with another extraordinary collaboration with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.
The A-level pass rate has remained stable this year, but figures released today show a huge drop in students taking arts-based subjects and pose questions for the government’s “more rigorous” reforms.
The DCMS is inviting feedback on the work of Arts Council England (ACE) as part of a ‘Tailored Review’. The Review will assess its performance as a non-departmental public body, including the functions it performs and its engagement and influence with stakeholders.
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Representatives of Edinburgh and Adelaide’s festivals have signed an agreement to set joint goals for artistic, business and community collaboration over the next three years.
Plans to turn the A-listed Old Royal High School building in Edinburgh into a music school have been approved. Under the plans, the former school will become home to Scotland’s only independent music school, St Mary’s Music School.
A systematic review published by the Cochrane Library found that there is significant evidence that music interventions help alleviate symptoms of anxiety, pain and fatigue in cancer patients, while also boosting their quality of life.
Boston Landmarks Orchestra closes their 2016 Free Wednesday Concerts at the DCR Memorial Hatch Shell on August 31 (7 pm) with another extraordinary collaboration with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC).
Festivalpublikummet visste det kanskje allereie, men no slår australske forskarar fast at du blir lykkeleg av å gå på konsert og høyre på musikk saman med andre.
Arbeitsgruppe um HMTMH-Professor Reinhard Kopiez belegt: Virtuelle Klangbibliotheken und realer Orchesterklang sind bei aller Ähnlichkeit noch unterscheidbar – aber nicht für jeden.
Mit einem Konzert des European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) hat am Mittwoch in Berlin das Festival Young Euro Classic begonnen. Dabei treten bis zum 3. September 18 Jugendorchester aus Europa und der Welt auf.
Der 35-jährige Ausnahmemusiker hat maßgeblich zur neuen Popularität des Jazz beigetragen. “The Epic”, das Album des Saxofonisten Kamasi Washington, hat letztes Jahr in der Jazz- wie in der Pop-Szene für große Aufregung gesorgt.