February 12th – February 18th: RPO Reports Surge in Classic Music Listeners, German Minister of State on Pandemic Management, Verdi’s Rigoletto to Open Opera to Blind and Deaf Children, New Gilmore Jazz Awards

Friday 18th February '22

RPO Research Reveals Classical Music Could Have 6.2 Million More Listeners This YearNew research commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) has revealed that a third of the 2,020 people surveyed by MaruBlue who admitted ‘not knowing …

Paolo Petrocelli Nominated as a “European Young Leader”

Thursday 17th February '22

Friends of Europe nominate Paolo Petrocelli as a "European Young Leader"Paolo Petrocelli, 37, has quickly established himself on the European and international scene as one of the leading cultural managers of his generation. Petrocelli is the …

WildKat Berlin Welcomes Deutscher Jazzpreis

Monday 7th February '22

WildKat Berlin is excited to welcome Deutscher Jazzpreis, a newly founded award that recognizes and celebrates the diversity and creativity of the German jazz scene.Jazz made in Germany is a globally respected flagship and is …

November 27th – December 3rd: PPL Elects New Performer Directors, Hindemith Prize 2022, Joséphine Baker Inducted into the Pantheon, Curtis Institute of Music’s New Partnership

Friday 3rd December '21

PPL Elects Hannah Joseph and Horace Trubridge as Performer DirectorsThis month’s Annual Performer Meeting (APM) of the PPL on 25 November 2021, it was announced that PPL-registered performers have elected Hannah Joseph and re-elected Horace …

25th June: BBC New Generation Artists announced, Pianist Elisabeth Brauß receives Terence Judd Award, British Government under legal attack for anti-covid restrictions on culture

Friday 25th June '21

BBC New Generation Artists announced for 2021-23 intakeThe BBC New Generation Artists for the 2021-23 intake have been announced, with a record number of artists featured in the line-up – and the first ever collaborative …

20th May: How Beyoncé’s violinist is tearing up the classical rulebook, Austria’s culture is booming, Opéra du Rhin and its 2021-2022 season

Thursday 20th May '21

Ezinma: How Beyoncé's violinist is tearing up the classical rulebookGrowing up, violin prodigy Meredith Ezinma Ramsay hated her middle name."I was so embarrassed by it," she says. "I was like, 'Why couldn't you have called …

15th April: West End’s Phantom of the Opera slices orchestra in half, Berlin’s Culture Senator criticises protection against infection law, A missing symphony is found in Milan

Thursday 15th April '21

West End’s Phantom of the Opera slices orchestra in half, leaving musicians without a jobDespite promises the original production would return after coronavirus restrictions are lifted, The Phantom of the Opera’s orchestra will be cut in half when …

24th March: Continuo Foundation announces first grant recipients, Berlin stops pilotproject to reopen cultural institutions, Three million dollars for Silkroad, a collective of musicians founded by Yo-Yo Ma

Wednesday 24th March '21

Continuo Foundation announces first grant recipientsContinuo Foundation has named the recipients of its first round of grants to UK period-instrument ensembles. The charity – established in October 2020 to support projects which create work for …

4th March: Musicians still ‘falling through the gaps’, Cultural institutions could open, Cultural demonstration for the arts: “We are dying!”

Thursday 4th March '21

Musicians still ‘falling through the gaps’ as £400m announced for struggling arts sectorUK theatres, concert halls and museums will receive a further cash injection, to help them reopen once coronavirus restrictions ease – but union says …

23rd February: Orchestras for All to boost music leadership skills, “We are ready to start” – Sport and culture want spectators back, Bayerische Staatsoper brings the concert hall to you

Tuesday 23rd February '21

Orchestras for All to boost music leadership skills with new programmeThe Music Leadership Training Programme is designed to provide music leaders and teachers working in state secondary schools, music hubs and community music services with …

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