15th December: Earliest known Church of England hymn by female composer found, 12th German Music Authors’ Award, Trophies of the year 2020: it’s up to you to vote!

Tuesday 15th December '20

Earliest known Church of England hymn by female composer foundAnother jigsaw piece in the history of female composers has been slotted into place with the discovery of the earliest known Church of England anthem composed …

4th November: Glass Marcano – a modern fairytale, Moritz Eggert new President, Music charity announces free access

Wednesday 4th November '20

Glass Marcano, un conte de fées moderne de la musique classiqueCette jeune cheffe vénézuélienne a fait sensation lors du concours de cheffe d’orchestre La Maestra en septembre dernier. Déterminée, charismatique, passionnée, elle a fait se …

28th May: BBC Proms 2020 season announced, Tête à Tête launches new Manifesto, Artists receive 906 million euros from GEMA, France’s arts sector alone has a loss of 2 billion euros, OKC Philharmonic associate concertmaster’s “Covid Romance”

Thursday 28th May '20

‘Not as we know them, but as we need them’: BBC Proms 2020 season announcedThe 125th Proms season has been reconceived to account for challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Its organisers hope it will …

23th March: COVID-19: UK musicians lose £13.9m in earnings so far, GEMA frees closed institutions from fees, professional dancers train at home

Monday 23rd March '20

UK musicians lose £13.9m in earnings so far due to coronavirusUK musicians have already lost an estimated £13.9m in earnings because of coronavirus, according to a Musicians’ Union survey.The organisation, which has 32,000 members and …

28th January: Maxim Vengerov as artist-in-residence, Materials on Richard Strauss, Victoires de la Musique Classique 2020

Tuesday 28th January '20

Classic FM appoints Maxim Vengerov as artist-in-residenceClassic FM has appointed violinist Maxim Vengerov as its first solo artist-in-residence. The radio station created the partnership ahead of Vengerov’s anniversary concert at the Royal Albert Hall this …

31st July: The ISM responds to the Women and Equalities Committee’s new report, New standards introduced to improve EU digital royalty flow, Rheingau Music Festival: Flutist Stathis Karapanos…

Wednesday 31st July '19

The ISM responds to the Women and Equalities Committee’s new reportYesterday the Women and Equalities Committee has published its report, Enforcing the Equality Act: the law and role of the Equality and Human Rights Commission …

16th July: Isata Kanneh-Mason tops UK classical chart, Brass Bands England Youth Championship 2020 Test Announced, GEMA launches…

Tuesday 16th July '19

Isata Kanneh-Mason tops UK classical chartPianist Isata Kanneh-Mason has debuted at the top of the UK Official Classical Artist Chart with her album ‘Romance’. Kanneh-Mason collaborated with conductor Holly Mathieson, violinist Elena Urioste and the …

6th February: JACK quartet receives fellowship for neuroscience and music research, BSO resound celebrates first anniversary with new partnership and GEMA composer awards announced

Wednesday 6th February '19

JACK quartet receives Fellowship to explore music and neuroscience The JACK Quartet has received a Creative Fellowship from the University of Washington for its latest research project focusing on the link between neurology and music-making. The …

25th January: Montreal Competition names 2019 violin candidates, nominees for German Music Authors Award announced, John Rutter receives European church music award

Friday 25th January '19

Montreal Competition names 2019 violin candidate Canadian competition offers top prize worth over CA$100k. This includes a cash prize, a career development grant, an instrument and professional engagementsThe Concours musical international de Montréal has selected 24 …

16th April: British Museum launches inaugural music festival, Korean quartet win Wigmore Hall strings competition, ATG acquires new theatres in Germany

Monday 16th April '18

In today's news: British Museum launches first music festival, Wigmore Hall International Strings Competition winners announced, disruption at the Royal Opera House as outsourced security teams threaten strike action. German collection society GEMA increased its …

More posts