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8th January: ‘Pupils should continue to have access to a quality arts education’, says DfE, No reopening of the cultural venues before February, International Telemann Competition postponed

Friday 8th January '21

‘Pupils should continue to have access to a quality arts education’, says DfEThe Department for Education (DfE) has today published guidance for education provision during the third national lockdown, stating that arts subjects should continue …

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28th July : Music education, German Orchestra Association, “The Nutcracker” cancelled

Tuesday 28th July '20

Music must be central to the curriculum catch-up, sector leaders urgeSector leaders have called on the Education Secretary to ensure music education is central to the curriculum when schools fully reopen in September.The Incorporated Society …

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17th July: ‘It puts me off’, Beethoven anniversary despite Corona, Paris Opera subscriptions

Friday 17th July '20

'It puts me off': musicians on why white syllabuses deter black talentMore than 4,000 people have signed a petition calling on the exam board of the UK’s royal schools of music to include more black …

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8th April: Cheltenham Music Festival cancelled, #MusikerNothilfe distributes over 1 million euros, Teaching music during confinement

Wednesday 8th April '20

Cheltenham Music Festival cancelledCheltenham Music Festival has been cancelled due to concerns around the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.The organisers have stated the Cheltenham Literary Festival, due to be held in October, will be expanded to include …

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24th May: Music for Youth announces relationship with Barbican, Ivor Novello Award winners, and Gidon Kremer announces retirement from performing

Friday 24th May '19

Music for Youth announces new relationship with the Barbican Music for Youth (MFY) has announced the beginning of a new relationship with the Barbican, with an event in the Barbican Hall on 23 March 2020 in …

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March 27th: RPO head on music education, and Marching for music at the People’s Vote March

Wednesday 27th March '19

‘Music needs to stay on the school curriculum’, says head of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra A leading British orchestra has expressed its concern over the dwindling presence of music in schools, saying ‘teenagers need reassurance that …

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9th November: Poor families priced out of music lessons and EUYO commemorates the Armistice

Friday 9th November '18

What happened in this week's Classical News?  Poorer children in UK priced out of learning to play musical instruments, report warns ‘To deny people who cannot afford music lessons the possibility of trying is criminal’ - David Arnold, composerPoorer …

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28th September: Women in Music Power List 2018, Musician’s touring visas and Met Opera commissions female composers

Friday 28th September '18

What happened in this week's #ClassicalNews? Top industry names honoured in BBC Woman's Hour power list Beyoncé has been named music's most powerful woman by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.The superstar came first in a list of …

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3rd October: Zuzana Růžičková obituary, ISM Primary Music Toolkit, Maxwell Quartet

Tuesday 3rd October '17

In today's Classical News, read an obituary of Holocaust survivor and renowned harpsichordist, Zuzana Růžičková, who died last week, aged 90.  The ISM Trust launches Primary Music Toolkit, and the Maxwell Quartet have won the ninth …

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Creative Entrepreneurship: International Festival Encounters 2017

Monday 25th September '17

WildKat PR offers a training fund to all members of staff to help them learn new skills, develop their interests, and also to bring something new back to the team. James Hardie returned to his …

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