Vlogtober 2nd: Here is a teaser of Max Richter’s record- breaking ‘Sleep’

Friday 2nd October '15

The Radio 3 performance of Max Richter's Sleep broke a Guinness World record for the longest live broadcast of a single piece of music.Richter describes the piece as “an eight-hour lullaby… my personal lullaby for a frenetic world. A …

25th September: Shostakovich Question, ‘Sleep’ premiere & Music and the Brain

Friday 25th September '15

Classical News In today's news, Gramophone asks 'The Shostakovich Question', and The Guardian reveal 10 pieces that will give you nightmares. Also, Sinfini Music analyse music's relationship with the brain, and The Telegraph analyse the effects …

2nd September: ROSL ARTS director dies after being hit by bus, Europe’s first professional orchestra of black and minority ethnic musicians launches, and why does music give us chills?

Wednesday 2nd September '15

Classical News In today's news a man has been charged with murder after Natalia Strelchenko was found dead of head and neck injuries. The Guardian looks inside Max Richter's vinyl collection and answer the question: why …

Singing to Babies is good for them

Thursday 25th April '13

An article in the Metro this morning informed readers about an interesting new study at Beth Israel Medical Centre in New York, where researchers have discovered that playing music and singing to premature babies improves their …