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30th March: Marin Alsop to chair Van Cliburn jury, BCMG premiere Robert Reid Allan’s new work and German musicians want to be heard in politics

Monday 1st April '19

Marin Alsop to chair Van Cliburn jury Highly acclaimed and much-loved conductor Marin Alsop has been named as chair of the jury for the next Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Taking place in Fort Worth, Texas, …

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12th March: George Neikrug obituary, BCMG’s new executive director, and Serebrennikov directs opera from home

Tuesday 12th March '19

Cellist George Neikrug has died George Neikrug - a renowned cello teacher who was also principal cellist with the Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles orchestras -  has died, the day after turning 100.Born in New York, Neikrug …

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12th March: renovations at Royal Academy of Music, harnessing music to fight dementia, ENO sets out plans to broaden appeal

Monday 12th March '18

In today's news:  RAM announces donations of £30m to renovate main building, how to harness the power of music to fight dementia, ENO boss sets out plans to make the art form more appealing. Public …

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28th February: BCMG launches call for scores, Private equity group buys NME publisher Time, La Scala to host Rossini exhibition

Wednesday 28th February '18

In today's news: BCMG launches call for scores, David Garrett cancels March concerts, Epiris buys Time Inc., Flanders and Gangwon to potentially host the World Choir Games 2020, Holly Harrison and Paul Stanhope to provide new …

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6th August: 11m Apple Music Members, students launch audition crowdfunding, and BBC Proms increasingly important

Thursday 6th August '15

Classical News In today's news Apple Music has gained 11 million members in the five weeks after its launch. The Artistic Director and Executive Producer of the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group are standing down in 2016, …

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25th February: ECHO Klassik submissions started, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2015 finalists announced, composer Charles Kálmán dies at 85

Wednesday 25th February '15

Classical News The Guardian Composers on their premieres: 'This is the point where one has to let go' The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has helped music lovers fund commissions through its Sound Investment scheme for almost 30 years. …

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10th April: Vienna Philharmonic win Birgit Nilsson Prize, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group performs in D.C. & discussions of German radio orchestra fusion

Thursday 10th April '14

The Telegraph Vienna Philharmonic: worthy winner of the Birgit Nilsson Prize It's time to set the record straight on the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the deserving winner of opera's richest prize, says Rupert Christiansen Sivan Magen – New Music Sivan …

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PRS for Music Foundation announce the opening of a new music funding opportunity

Tuesday 22nd November '11

PRS for Music Foundation, Britain’s leading funder of music across all genres, today has announced an exciting new opportunity for cross-border musical collaboration within the UK. The scheme, Beyond Borders, supports the creation of high-quality …

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