January 1st – January 7th: Jacob Mühlrad Collaborates With Swedish House Mafia, James Gaffigan Announced As General Music Director of Komische Oper, The 2022 Nominees Of The Victoires de la Musique Classique, Komische Oper Announces New First Conductor

Friday 7th January '22

Composer Jacob Mühlrad releases collaboration with Swedish House Mafia House music group Swedish House Mafia have released a symphonic interpretation of their 2010 club classic One (Your Name). The re-worked One Symphony was created in collaboration with 30-year-old Swedish composer Jacob Mühlrad. Swedish House …

The Kathleen Ferrier Awards Competition Winners of 2021

Monday 15th November '21

The Kathleen Ferrier Awards Competition 2021 announces winners The winners of the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Awards were announced on Sunday, 14 November, after a competition that saw the semi-finalists and finalists perform at Southwark's Grade II …

14th August: Music@Malling returns for 2019, Women connect hosts mental health in music event, Chief conductor James Gaffigan will leave Lucerne 2021

Wednesday 14th August '19

Music@Malling returns for 2019 Set in historic venues in and around West Malling, Kent, Music@Malling is to return for its ninth year from 15 – 28 September 2019. Combining the music of contemporary composers with classical, …

30th July: Help Musicians UK announce funding advice tour, Edward Gardner announced as next principal conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sampling dispute – The better song wins

Tuesday 30th July '19

Help Musicians UK announce funding advice tour The UK independent charity for musicians is hitting the road across the country to offer funding advice. Following the success of the Help Musicians advice session tour earlier this …

25th June: Help Musicians UK Announcement, East Neuk Festival, Bachfest Leipzig 2019

Tuesday 25th June '19

Help Musicians UK Announce Latest Funding Recipients The independent charity will support 57 musicians from across the UK with it 360-degree fund Do It Differently. The latest announcement marks an increase in the number of individual musicians …

9th April: Help Musicians UK reopens Do It Differently fund, Longborough Festival Opera announces 2020 season and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester presents the 2019/20 season

Tuesday 9th April '19

Help Musicians UK reopens 360-degree Do It Differently fund Help Musicians UK, the independent charity for musicians, has today opened the second round of its most celebrated fund, Do It Differently. Do It Differently represents the most …

5th February: Royal Opera House tickets sold £3,500 on Viagogo, Help Musicians UK conduct tinnitus research and Riccardo Chailly renews Lucerne Festival contract

Tuesday 5th February '19

‘Outrageous’: tickets to Royal Opera House are being resold for £3,500 Tickets to see Verdi’s opera La forza del destino at the Royal Opera House are being resold for up to £3,500 each, on secondary ticketing website Viagogo – …

8th February: Rubén Rengel wins Sphinx Competition, BSO establishes disabled-led ensemble, EU to review Apple’s reported $400m purchase of Shazam

Thursday 8th February '18

In today's news: The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has become the first symphony orchestra in the world to have a professional ensemble led by disabled musicians as a core part of its activities, Help Musicians UK …

3rd August: More under-35s listening to Classic FM, and music publishing head for Facebook

Thursday 3rd August '17

In today's news: Facebook is hiring for a music publishing head in Europe, huge increase in under-35 listeners for Classic FM, and if Soundcloud disappears, what happens to its music culture? Wolf Durmashkin composer's prize …

Music and Health: studies into the wellbeing of professional musicians

Tuesday 1st August '17

A musician’s career is a very exciting one. Being able to perform and show an audience what you love is a luxury many people in other professional fields would be envious of. However, with the …

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