23rd September: Bristol’s Colston Hall renamed, Order of Merit for Igor Levit, Musica de Strasbourg festival transformation

Wednesday 23rd September '20

This is what Bristol’s Colston Hall is called nowBristol’s flagship concert venue no longer shares its name with a slave trader, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests. Bristol’s Colston Hall, previously named after …

17th June: 87% of musical instrument teachers teaching online, Bavaria allows larger cultural events, Colston Hall to change its name

Wednesday 17th June '20

87% of musical instrument teachers adapting to online teaching, ABRSM survey revealsAn ABRSM survey has revealed the extent to which lockdown is transforming music instrument teaching, with 87% of teachers reporting having adapted to online …

27th April: new name for Colston Hall & music of the Boston Typewriter Orchestra

Thursday 27th April '17

In today’s news: Meet the Typewriter Orchestra! After protest Colston Hall was renamed, and a Simpsons moment became true. A new program for the UIMF, and 20 million € for the Berlin Philharmonics. Principal director Firmbach …

10th June: Beethoven’s African roots, Wagner’s great-granddaughter scandal, James Rhodes’ story of how music saved his life

Wednesday 10th June '15

Classical news In today's news, The Telegraph reveals that good music speeds up our heart beat, a new group try to prove that Beethoven had African roots and Wagner's great-granddaughter is removed from the board of …

19th March: ‘There is no such thing as classical music anymore’ says Julian Lloyd Webber, Sergei Diaghilev was born today, RSNO announces 125th anniversary season

Thursday 19th March '15

Classical News The TimesThere’s no such thing as classical music any more — Lloyd WebberThe term “classical music” should be dropped according to Julian Lloyd Webber, the cellist, who said it was an “almost irrelevant” way …

National Children’s Orchestras perform with EUYO ahead of Leeds Summer Concert

Friday 15th August '14

On Wednesday 6 August, 22 members of the National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain (NCO) had the privilege of joining forces with the European Union Youth Orchestra at the world-famous Royal Albert Hall.The lucky musicians …