2nd March: Chancellor set to announce £400m for arts sector, Beethoven Orchestra Bonn named UN climate ambassador, An awakening to world music in the schools of Seine-Saint-Denis

Tuesday 2nd March '21

Budget 2021: Chancellor set to announce £400m for arts sectorThe chancellor is set to announce £408m of help for museums, theatres and galleries in England to reopen when Covid restrictions start to ease.In his Budget …

7th October: Orquestra de rua: the strings of the favela, Two Gramophone Awards to Germany, Rishi Sunak on struggling musicians

Wednesday 7th October '20

Orquestra de rua : les cordes de la favelaAu Brésil, quatre jeunes musiciens issus d’une favela s’emploient à démocratiser la musique dans les quartiers défavorisés. Avec leur quatuor, ils possèdent deux casquettes, musiciens de rues …

20th February: why Britain’s orchestras say new tax measures don’t play fair, musical page turning is under threat from the accursed iPad and Chancellor in tune with Rattle’s concert hall wish

Friday 20th February '15

Classical News GuardianPulling the strings: why Britain's orchestras say new tax measures don't play fairOrchestras can only apply for new tax relief if they fit the government’s bizarre idea of what an orchestra should be – …

7th May: Rolando Villazón, Magdalena Kozená and Alison Balsom

Tuesday 7th May '13

The GuardianMaestro Verdi, your Art must not dieHe gives music to the emotions ... tenor Rolando Villazón on singing and listening to Verdi in his bicentennial year. The TelegraphClassical musicians demand 'sport star tax breaks' from …