The VOCES8 Foundation supports the BBC in securing the future of the BBC Singers

Thursday 15th February '24

The VOCES8 Foundation is delighted that the BBC has announced a sustainable plan for the future for the BBC Singers as an integral part of the BBC’s classical music provision. This news follows the conclusion of …

21st August: Singing ‘no riskier than talking’; Julian Lloyd Webber steps down from Birmingham Conservatoire; Federal Government and the Länder drives more digital offerings; Soprano Chloé Briot files sexual assault complaint

Friday 21st August '20

Singing 'no riskier than talking' for virus spreadSinging does not produce substantially more respiratory particles than speaking at a similar volume, a study suggests.But it all depends on how loud a person is, according to …

13th August: Berlin Philharmonic plans return; AYM announces record number of award winners

Thursday 13th August '20

Berliner Philharmoniker planen NeustartBis Ende Oktober musste das Orchester seine Programme modifizieren. Am 28. August aber geht es nun endlich wieder live los in der Philharmonie.Vor der Pandemie sind alle gleich: Auch die weltberühmten Berliner …

July 31st: Wigmore Hall announces live audiences, The many fears surrounding the Austrian culture scene, Andrea Bocelli causes Scandal

Friday 31st July '20

Live audiences to return to London’s Wigmore HallFrom 13 September to 1 November, Wigmore Hall is reopening its doors to live audiences. The seven-week-long concert series will involve at least 60 concerts with auditorium capacity …

29th November: RPS Winners, Opera vs Climate Change, Further Radio France Strikes

Friday 29th November '19

RPS Awards 2019: Winners announcedLast night (28 November), the winners of the 2019 Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) Awards were announced at a ceremony held at Battersea Arts Centre, London.The winners are as follows:Chamber-scale compositionTansy Davies, …

23rd October: Philharmonia’s Hear and Now dementia initiative celebrates 10th anniversary, Knapp 35 Millionen Theater- und Orchesterbesucher, Richard Brunel succédera à Serge Dorny à la tête de l’Opéra de Lyon

Wednesday 23rd October '19

Philharmonia’s Hear and Now dementia initiative celebrates 10th anniversaryHear and Now, the Philharmonia Orchestra’s intergenerational musical dementia project, celebrates its 10th anniversary next month with a new partnership with the University of Bedfordshire.Co-produced with Orchestras …

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 ambassadorMusic 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 …

18th September: The Ivors Academy announces Gold Badge 2019 recipients, Anne-Sophie Mutter mit dem Kulturpreis Praemium Imperiale geehrt, Jonny Greenwood de Radiohead lance son label de musique classique

Wednesday 18th September '19

The Ivors Academy announces Gold Badge 2019 recipientsThe Ivors Academy has announced the first round of recipients collecting a Gold Badge at the 2019 ceremony, hosted by broadcaster Edith Bowman at The Savoy in London …

21st August: Tianyi Lu joins WNO, Apple Music launches Shazam Discovery, New President wants change, French composer killed by a grizzly bear

Wednesday 21st August '19

Tianyi Lu joins WNO as first Female Conductor in ResidenceWelsh National Opera (WNO) has announced Tianyi Lu as its first Female Conductor in Residence. The residency was launched to help re-address the gender balance across …

19th August: RNS Moves to give free concert at Sage Gateshead, ISM says government must cover musician’s extra cost in event of no-deal brexit, Conductor Helmuth Froschauer (85) has passed away

Monday 19th August '19

RNS Moves to give free concert at Sage GatesheadRNS Moves, a group of disabled and non-disabled musicians featuring members of Royal Northern Sinfonia (RNS), will perform a free concert on September 7 at Sage Gateshead. …

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