19th – 23rd July: LSSO celebrate 70 Years, First woman on the Bayreuth podium, Health Pass essential in cultural venues

Friday 23rd July '21

London Schools Symphony Orchestra to celebrate 70th AnniversaryThe London Schools Symphony Orchestra (LSSO) will celebrate its 70th anniversary with a programme featuring trumpeter Pacho Flores, who will perform the world premiere of Eleanor Alberga's trumpet …

8th December: Hallé launches online set works concert for students, Director of the Berlin Philharmonic remains in office, 30th anniversary of the CNSMDP at La Villette

Tuesday 8th December '20

Hallé launches online set works concert for GCSE and A-level studentsThe Hallé has announced that from 10am on 22 January 2021, its online dedicated set works concert from The Bridgewater Hall will be available to …

20th November: RPS awards lockdown music initiatives for children, Beethoven letter discovered, UK Musicians income to plunge by 65%

Friday 20th November '20

RPS Awards recognise lockdown initiatives for children and young peopleThe winners of the 2020 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards were announced in last night’s digital broadcast, featuring a new award recognising musical initiatives during the pandemic. The …

9th January: Philharmonia anniversary in Japan, Ernst von Siemens Stiftung launches new prize, Salzburg Festival

Thursday 9th January '20

Philharmonia marks 75th anniversary in JapanKicking off celebrations for its 75th anniversary year this month, the Philharmonia Orchestra is taking up residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre as part of a five-concert Japan tour, supported …

October 25th: VOCES8 announces anniversary album project, After Silence, Weinberg wird Chefdirigent des SWR Vokalensembles, Un chanteur à la tête de l’Opéra de Québec

Friday 25th October '19

VOCES8 announces anniversary album project, After SilenceVocal ensemble VOCES8 has announced a new album project, After Silence, in celebration of its 15th anniversary.The project will be released in several volumes spread out over the 2019/20 …

22nd October: London Guitar Festival celebrates 15th anniversary, Classic Producer Wolf Erichson passed away, Jean-François Lapointe has been appointed artistic director of the Opéra de Québec

Tuesday 22nd October '19

London Guitar Festival celebrates 15th anniversaryThe London Guitar Festival, now in its 15th year, takes place at Kings Place this weekend (25 – 27 October 2019) with a series of concerts, talks and workshops bringing …

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 …

24th May: Music for Youth announces relationship with Barbican, Ivor Novello Award winners, and Gidon Kremer announces retirement from performing

Friday 24th May '19

Music for Youth announces new relationship with the Barbican Music for Youth (MFY) has announced the beginning of a new relationship with the Barbican, with an event in the Barbican Hall on 23 March 2020 in …

17th May: PRS for Music’s new CEO, BBC NOW announces 2019/20 season and an appeal is launched for Notre-Dame donations

Friday 17th May '19

PRS for Music announces new CEO Andrea C. Martin has been appointed chief executive of PRS for Music and will take up the position on 17 June.Martin has worked for a diverse range of data-focused and subscription-based organisations …

16th May: Jamie Cullum seeks musicians for technology project, BSO announces 2019/20 season and Berlin’s music education press conference

Thursday 16th May '19

Pioneering music technology project from Jamie Cullum The world famous musician Jamie Cullum is looking for amateur musicians to join him for a one-off spectacle that promises to combine amazing music with connective technology.With the support …

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