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Blackwood to release their immersive debut album, Lost and Found, on September 24th

Friday 27th August '21

Pianist and Bass Clarinet Duo Blackwood to release their immersive debut album Lost and Found on September 24th, with their single "Lost and Found" Out TodayWith over two decades of musical synergy and experience together, …

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Llangollen Eisteddfod will return online, Opening of the German Choir Centre, The Philharmonie de Paris launches its violin making competition

Tuesday 22nd June '21

Llangollen Eisteddfod: Fabric bridge covering for festival's returnThe Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is returning this year, though it will be mainly held online.The festival has been held in the Denbighshire town every year since 1947 …

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13th April: Wigmore Hall announces re-opening, Anne-Sophie Mutter to be new President of German Cancer Aid, An open letter to Macron from show business union

Tuesday 13th April '21

Wigmore Hall announces re-opening festival starting May 17Wigmore Hall is to re-open to the public on May 17, following the next stage in relaxing restrictions in England taking effect.The renowned London venue has resounded to …

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25th March: Geneva International Music Competition moves first part online, 1 in 5 play music in their free time in Germany, La Folle Journée de Nantes is postponed again

Thursday 25th March '21

Geneva International Music Competition moves first part onlineFollowing a deadline extension due to the ongoing impact of coronavirus, the Geneva International Music Competition (GIMC) has moved its first two rounds online.The competition, this year …

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22nd January: BOZAR damaged by large fire, Choral and orchestral music for the first time in summer, Ebene Quartet to lead chamber music group in Munich

Friday 22nd January '21

BOZAR damaged by large fireThe Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels (BOZAR) has been damaged after a large fire.The fire started on the centre’s roof on Monday afternoon. Around 100 firefighters worked to contain the …

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15th January: Jorja Smith and Celeste to host new series for BBC Radio 3, No date for the reopening of cultural venues, Messiaen Days on “Fear and Hope” postponed

Friday 15th January '21

Singers Jorja Smith and Celeste to host new series for BBC Radio 3 celebrating ‘comforting’ musicBBC Radio 3 is launching two new ‘mood-led’ series from Brit Award-winning singer-songwriters Jorja Smith and Celeste.The first series, ‘Tearjerker with …

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4th December: Professional travelling musicians exempt from quarantine, Hope for News Year’s concert, French operas and orchestras go virtual

Friday 4th December '20

Professional travelling musicians to be exempt from quarantine regulationsTravelling musicians and other performing artists will no longer have to self-isolate, even if returning to England from a country not on the travel corridors list. Performing artists are …

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24th November: Socially-distanced christmas-events at Royal Albert Hall, When music becomes prayer, 6 young musicians invited to participate in the Festival Un été en France 2021

Tuesday 24th November '20

The Royal Albert Hall is to host a socially-distanced season of events this ChristmasChristmas is a magical time, and nowhere more so than at the home of Christmas in London – the Royal Albert Hall.This …

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13th November: MP causes backlash with north-south stereotypes, Newly discovered Mozart piece to open festival, Vladimir Urin calls for the closure of Moscow Bolshoi

Friday 13th November '20

Backlash over ‘disappointing stereotypes’ as MP says northerners like football, southerners prefer balletA conservative MP has come under fire for suggesting people in the north of England prefer football, while those in the south enjoy opera and ballet.Jake …

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9th October: Lambeth Black History Month events, Würzburg Bach Festival cancelled, In Tours, the Autumn Concerts start tomorrow!

Friday 9th October '20

Lambeth Black History Month events, 1st October – 19th October 2020For countless generations, people of African and Caribbean descent have been shaping the UK’s story, and Black History Month provides a fantastic opportunity to celebrate …

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