5th February: ISM launches post-Brexit survey for musicians, no medal for al Sisi at Semperopernball, David Kessler has died

Wednesday 5th February '20

ISM launches post-Brexit survey for musiciansThe Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has today (Tuesday 4 February 2020) launched a survey in order to gather vital evidence allowing musicians the opportunity to have their say on …

19th August: RNS Moves to give free concert at Sage Gateshead, ISM says government must cover musician’s extra cost in event of no-deal brexit, Conductor Helmuth Froschauer (85) has passed away

Monday 19th August '19

RNS Moves to give free concert at Sage GatesheadRNS Moves, a group of disabled and non-disabled musicians featuring members of Royal Northern Sinfonia (RNS), will perform a free concert on September 7 at Sage Gateshead. …

15th August: University of Birmingham announces autumn 2019 concert season, ISM calls on government to cover additional costs for musicians in the event of a no-deal Brexit, After #MeToo allegations…

Thursday 15th August '19

University of Birmingham announces autumn 2019 concert seasonThe University of Birmingham has announced its music and concert season for autumn 2019. Highlights include: Contemporary quartet The Hermes Experiment (pictured) perform brand new music in a …

8th May: ISM releases report on Brexit impact, Oxford Lieder Festival 2019 lineup, and a new format for Lucerne Festival

Wednesday 8th May '19

ISM releases fourth report on the impact of Brexit on musicians The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has published its fourth report into the effects of Brexit on the music profession.Titled Impact of Brexit on Musicians, …

3rd April: Classical Music launches mental health campaign, Sondheim awarded honorary Membership of RPS, and Article 13 is passed

Wednesday 3rd April '19

Classical Music launches Harmony In Mind mental health campaign Classical Music magazine has today launched a major campaign to unite the sector in combatting mental illness.Joined by six of the leading mental health and industry charities working in …

24th April: German Union Enters Berlin Philharmonic & the Futuristic Concert Hall in the Siene

Monday 24th April '17

In today's news: first BBC proms outside of London since 1930, the German union enters the Berlin Philharmonic and the opera foundation, and on an island in the middle of the Seine lies the new …

The Culture Debate: Our Take

Friday 10th April '15

On Wednesday evening, the WildKat London team were pleased to attend The Culture Debate in the Linbury Studio Theatre at the Royal Opera House. The debate, organised by the Creative Industries Federation and live streamed …

19th February: Philharmonie de Paris architect sues venue’s sponsors, cuts to music teaching imminent, Warwick Report calls for joined up thinking in cultural sector

Thursday 19th February '15

Classical News The Strad Philharmonie de Paris architect sues venue’s sponsorsJean Nouvel claims the new building differs from his original designMinnesota Orchestra to perform in Cuba following restoration of US diplomatic relationsThe orchestra last performed in Havana …

22nd April: Multi-million dollar Strad purchased using bitcoin, NMC overcomes funding crisis and Classic FM Hall of Fame

Tuesday 22nd April '14

The StradLeoGroup purchases multi-million dollar Stradivarius violin with digital currency bitcoinFinancial advisory firm Leo Group LLC has purchased a multi-million dollar Stradivarius violin from the maker’s ‘golden period’ using bitcoin – the first time an instrument of …

Rachmaninov manuscript goes under the hammer, James Levine beats paralysis, and Handel’s gift to the poor of London

Thursday 17th April '14

The GuardianSergei Rachmaninov symphony manuscript to go under the hammerSotheby's estimates 320-page document detailing composer's second symphony will fetch up to £1.5m at auction in MayThe TelegraphJames Levine: 'I doubted I'd ever make it back'America's …

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