5th March: Gary Hoffman joins Curtis Institute of Music Faculty, Landesmusikrat Berlin calls for more extensive opening plans, AI reproduces Rachmaninov’s piano playing

Friday 5th March '21

Gary Hoffman joins Curtis Institute of Music Faculty The cellist Gary Hoffman is to join the Curtis Institute of Music Faculty, starting in autumn 2021. Hoffman will hold the Nina and Billy Albert Chair in Cello Studies, …

22nd December: Esa-Pekka Salonen awarded knighthood, Federal government awards grants for classical music, A Christmas on antidepressants for classical music

Tuesday 22nd December '20

Esa-Pekka Salonen awarded honorary knighthood Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen has been awarded an honorary knighthood by the UK, for services to music and to UK-Finland relations. Salonen is his final season as the Philharmonia Orchestra's Principal Conductor and …

27th November: Trinity Laban redresses diversity in jazz, Cultural budget increased to 2.1 billion euros, Curfew to end at 9pm for spectators

Friday 27th November '20

Diversity in jazz redressed by Trinity Laban and Tomorrow’s Warriors collab Trinity Laban Conservatoire and Tomorrow’s Warriors have joined forces to tackle imbalances in representation in the UK jazz scene by introducing young musicians from diverse …