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JazzKorea 2019 vereint südkoreanische Jazz Ensembles mit Musikern des Berliner Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra

Friday 18th October '19

Im November veranstaltet das Koreanische Kulturzentrum in Berlin zum 7ten Mal das JazzKorea Festival. Es stellt die Vielfalt, Kreativität und Lebendigkeit der Jazzszene Südkoreas vor, indem es jungen Ensembles ermöglicht ihr Talent an Spielstätten in …

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18th October: AAM becomes first ensemble of its kind to exceed 1 million monthly Spotify listeners, Wiener Staatsoper: Auszeichnung mit dem Europäischen Kulturpreis, Adèle Charvet et Maya Levy remportent ex aequo le Prix Jeune Soliste 2020 des MFP

Friday 18th October '19

AAM becomes first ensemble of its kind to exceed 1 million monthly Spotify listeners The Academy of Ancient Music (AAM) has become the first period instrument ensemble to ever surpass one million monthly listeners on Spotify. Listening …

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17th October: Víkingur Ólafsson named Gramophone Artist of the Year 2019, Grafenegg Festival: Buchbinder contract extended until 2024, The creation of the Centre National de la Musique (CNM) validated by French Parliament

Thursday 17th October '19

Víkingur Ólafsson named Gramophone Artist of the Year 2019 Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson has been named Artist of the Year 2019 at the Gramophone Awards in London. His album Johann Sebastian Bach was singled out …

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16th October: Christopher Glynn and Rachel Podger join for Music in Hospitals & Care fundraiser, Innovationspreis für Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen, Alexis Kossenko devient directeur musical de La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy

Wednesday 16th October '19

Christopher Glynn and Rachel Podger join for Music in Hospitals & Care fundraiser Baroque violinist Rachel Podger and accompanist Christopher Glynn will perform at the Royal Northern College of Music on 9 November 2019 to raise …

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15th October: Chineke! launches 2019/20 season, Arvo Pärt Centre draws positive initial balance, the noisemakers are resurfacing

Tuesday 15th October '19

Chineke! launches 2019/20 season Chineke! launches its 2019/20 season this month, marking its fourth year with a series of concerts across the UK, Europe and the USA. Highlights include: - Spotlight on the ‘forgotten’ …

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14th October: Classical music isn’t doing enough to support musicians’ mental health, Pianist dedicates music prize Opus to victims of terrorist attack, Opera undergoing rejuvenation

Monday 14th October '19

Classical music isn’t doing enough to support musicians’ mental health, survey reveals A survey by Classical Music has found that people working in the industry feel there are major shortcomings in the provision of mental health …

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11th October: Jack Pepper to become Music for Youth ambassador, Großer Österreichischer Staatspreis für Komponist Thomas Larcher, Boris Giltburg va apprendre et enregistrer les 32 sonates pour piano de Beethoven en 2020

Friday 11th October '19

Jack Pepper to become Music for Youth ambassador Music for Youth (MFY) has announced this week that broadcaster, composer and Classical Music columnist Jack Pepper will become its latest ambassador. In his role as ambassador, Pepper will help to …

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10th October: Classical Music’s industry survey in mental health provision, German Music Therapeutic Society, Lars Vogt appointed Music Director of the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris

Thursday 10th October '19

Classical Music’s industry survey reveals serious shortcomings in mental health provision Classical Music has today [10 October 2019] released the results of its industry-wide mental health survey, which included responses from musicians, composers, journalists, artist managers, …

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9th October: Annilese Miskimmon appointed as ENO artistic director, Musik-Konzerne «nervös» wegen Apples Plänen für Super-Abo, Au cinéma, l’opéra fait sa star

Wednesday 9th October '19

Annilese Miskimmon appointed as ENO artistic director English National Opera (ENO) has announced the appointment of Annilese Miskimmon as its new artistic director. Currently director of Opera at Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, Miskimmon will officially …

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WildKat welcomes Neon Dance’s ‘Mahajanaka Dance Drama’

Tuesday 8th October '19

WildKat welcomes Neon Dance’s ‘Mahajanaka Dance Drama’ ‘Mahajanaka Dance Drama’ is a new multi-disciplinary music and dance piece conceived and produced in a collaboration between Sebastian Reynolds and trailblazing contemporary dance company Neon Dance. They have …

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Office Manager Berlin

Tuesday 8th October '19

WildKat PR sucht ab dem 15. November eine/n Office Manager/in in Elternzeitvertretung (Teilzeit) am Standort Berlin. Du bist super organisiert, hast einen guten Blick für das große Ganze und eine Schwäche für Zahlen und Ordnung? …

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Music for Youth Announce New Charity Ambassador

Tuesday 8th October '19

Broadcaster, composer and writer Jack Pepper takes up new ambassadorial role Music for Youth (MFY) has today announced that the highly-regarded broadcaster Jack Pepper will be its latest ambassador, just ahead of the charity’s upcoming 50th birthday. As an Ambassador …

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8th October: Shortlist announced for 2019 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards, Hornist Tillmann Höfs receives Usedom Music Prize 2019, Stéphane Lissner soon in Naples

Tuesday 8th October '19

Shortlist announced for 2019 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards The Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) has today announced the shortlist for its 2019 awards. This year’s nominees are as follows: Chamber-Scale Composition – Clara Iannotta – dead wasps …

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WildKat is hiring a Junior Account Manager in New York City

Monday 7th October '19

WildKat is hiring a Junior Account Manager in New York City About us: WildKat is a creative agency for culture and music. We offer PR, marketing, branding, social media and event management for institutions and artists. We are …

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7th October: NYCGB 2019/20 Fellows revealed, Die Wiener Staatsoper trauert um Marcello Giordani, Concours Corneille 2019 : récital final et lauréats

Monday 7th October '19

NYCGB 2019/20 Fellows revealed National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) has revealed the eight young musicians selected to join its 2019/20 Fellowship Programme. This year’s Fellows are: James Botcher – tenor 1, East Sussex Eleanor Bray – …

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4th October: Pinsent Masons becomes new In Harmony Opera North ambassador, Diskussionsrunde zur Chorförderung für Mädchen in Deutschland, Le Palazzetto Bru Zane fête ses 10 ans, en Gala au Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Friday 4th October '19

Pinsent Masons becomes new In Harmony Opera North ambassador International law firm Pinsent Masons has announced that it will support Opera North’s music education programme In Harmony Opera North over the next three years. The programme, …

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3rd October : Red Note Ensemble celebrates 10th anniversary, Placido Domingo quits LA Opera amid sex harassment claims, Adèle Charvet replaces a soloist in Haendel’s Messiah at the last minute

Thursday 3rd October '19

Red Note Ensemble celebrates 10th anniversary Scottish contemporary ensemble Red Note Ensemble celebrated its 10th anniversary this week with an event at Edinburgh’s Summerhall. The event saw artistic co-directors John Harris and Robert Irvine thank friends …

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2nd October: Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2019: the winners revealed, OPUS Klassik 2019: And the winner is, Marion Cotillard et l’Orchestre national de Lille : une intense émotion au festival George-Enescu de Bucarest

Wednesday 2nd October '19

Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2019: the winners revealed! Gramophone are pleased to reveal the winners in the 10 recording categories of the 2019 Gramophone Classical Music Awards, presented in association with Apple Music, the Adam Mickiewicz …

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1st October: Garrett Snedeker named Trinity Laban Fulbright Scholar, Opera diva Jessye Norman, An “Impromptu” by Schubert played for Jacques Chirac is dead, Jacques Chriac tributes

Tuesday 1st October '19

Garrett Snedeker named Trinity Laban Fulbright Scholar American pianist Garrett Snedeker has received Trinity Laban’s 2019/20 Fulbright scholarship to pursue postgraduate study. Snedeker, a recent graduate of Washington State University, will be part of Trinity Laban’s …

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30th September: Creative Industries Federation and Creative England to join forces, Neues von den Bamberger Symphonikern zur Saisoneröffnung, Canada: une tournée symphonique de réseautage entre musiciens amateurs et professionnels

Monday 30th September '19

Creative Industries Federation and Creative England to join forces The Creative Industries Federation and Creative England have announced they are joining forces to create a new super organisation. Launching in Spring 2020, the combined entity will …

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Ensemble Resonanz Releases ‘Tenebre’ From New Album

Friday 27th September '19

Ensemble Resonanz Releases 'Tenebre' From New Album Ensemble Resonanz and composer Bryce Dessner, who are releasing their new album, ‘Tenebre’ with resonanzraum records on October 11, 2019 have released the album's title track, ‘Tenebre’. The 15-minute orchestral work, which is one of …

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27th September: Pianist Paul Badura-Skoda has died at the age of 91, Bamberger Symphoniker live im Internet, Le Centre national de la musique prend forme

Friday 27th September '19

Pianist Paul Badura-Skoda has died at the age of 91 Badura-Skoda was much respected and played under the baton of Wilhelm Furtwängler, Herbert von Karajan, Hans Knappertsbusch, Hermann Scherchen and George Szell. Hearing of the Austrian …

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26th September: Decca launches classical music education bursary, Austrian cultural workers protest against dismantling of the EU cultural department, 25 October 2019, the first World Opera Day

Thursday 26th September '19

Decca launches classical music education bursary Decca has launched a bursary to support music education throughout the UK. The Decca Bursary, founded in the label’s 90th year, gives its aim as ‘to inspire and encourage a …

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25th September: Vittorio Grigolo: Tenor suspended by Royal Opera House, Plácido Domingo verlässt New Yorker Met Opera, L’avenir du belcanto passe par le concours Bellini à Vendôme

Wednesday 25th September '19

Vittorio Grigolo: Tenor suspended by Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House has suspended tenor Vittorio Grigolo while it investigates an "alleged incident" on a Japanese tour. A statement said: "Following an alleged incident on September …

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24th September: Piano recital series raises money for UK refugees, 1.300 music enthusiasts at the “Symphonic Mob“ in Berlin, Lyon National Opera distinguished by the OPER! Awards

Tuesday 24th September '19

Piano recital series raises money for UK refugees British pianist Margaret Fingerhut is touring the UK with a specially created recital programme designed to raise awareness of and funds for refugees and asylum seekers. Fingerhut was …

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23rd September: Further no-deal Brexit advice for musicians published, Erste “Oper! Awards” verliehen, Opéra Comique saison 2020, encore et toujours 9

Monday 23rd September '19

Further no-deal Brexit advice for musicians published The UK Government has confirmed that an additional four ports (Belfast Seaport, Dover, Eurotunnel and Holyhead) will be designated to handle the movement of protected animals or plants to …

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New Music Video for Shigeru Umebayashi’s Yumeji’s theme (A cappella)

Friday 20th September '19

New Music Video for Shigeru Umebayashi’s Yumeji’s theme (A cappella) Internationally renowned film composer Shigeru Umebayashi has today released a new music video of his a cappella version of 'Yumeji's Theme'. The video is an extract …

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20th September: Guildhall School and The Royal Opera announce Oliver Leith as new Doctoral Composer-in-Residence, Monteverdi und der Klimawandel, Distinction : L’Opéra du Rhin élu « Opéra de l’année 2019 »

Friday 20th September '19

Guildhall School and The Royal Opera announce Oliver Leith as new Doctoral Composer-in-Residence Guildhall School of Music & Drama in association with The Royal Opera has announced Oliver Leith as the fourth Doctoral Composer-in-Residence. Launched in …

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19th September: Research grants totaling almost £1m awarded to the Royal College of Music, Solange Knowles intentionally plays in white cultural institutions, Le Grand Théâtre de Tours profite des journées du patrimoine

Thursday 19th September '19

Research grants totaling almost £1m awarded to the Royal College of Music The Royal College of Music has been awarded three grants totaling almost £1m for new research projects launching in 2019/20.‘Music, Migration and Mobility: The …

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WildKat announces Psappha’s 2019-2020 Season

Wednesday 18th September '19

WildKat announces Psappha's 2019-2020 Season Formed in 1991 by Artistic Director Tim Williams, Manchester-based ensemble Psappha specialises in the performance of work by living composers and in music of the 20th and 21st centuries. The ensemble …

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