The VOCES8 Foundation supports the BBC in securing the future of the BBC Singers

Thursday 15th February '24

The VOCES8 Foundation is delighted that the BBC has announced a sustainable plan for the future for the BBC Singers as an integral part of the BBC’s classical music provision. This news follows the conclusion of …

22 January: NYCGB’s 2020 Programme, Accentus Music wins ICMA, Mehta’s return

Wednesday 22nd January '20

NYCGB announces 2020 programmeThe National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) has announced plans for its 2020 programme during its Annual Showcase event held at the Royal Albert Hall, London.The National Youth Chamber Choir …

18th December: Pianist to complete all Beethoven Sonatas, Female artistic director at Festspiele MV, Paris Opera Protest Continues

Wednesday 18th December '19

Pianist Boris Giltburg embarks on year-long quest to perform complete Beethoven sonatasGiltburg will learn all 32 Beethoven piano sonatas in chronological order, 23 of which he has never played before, as part of celebrations that …

13th December: BPI Reacts to Election, Beethovenhalle delayed, Verdi 2019 breaks records

Friday 13th December '19

BPI Reacts to Election ResultFollowing a landslide victory for the Conservatives, the BPI’s chief executive Geoff Taylor urges the government to deliver a trade deal with the EU that ‘boosts’ UK music exports.Boris Johnson’s Conservative …

12th September: PMLL Launches new licence of UK amateur choirs, Deezer startet Initiative, um Musikstreaming-Erlöse für Künstler*innen fairer zu gestalten, Pretty Yende, nouveau diamant de l’opéra

Thursday 12th September '19

PMLL LAUNCHES NEW LICENCE FOR UK AMATEUR CHOIRSThe Printed Music Licensing Limited (PMLL), part of the MPA Group, is pleased to announce that it has launched its brand-new licence, the Amateur Choir Licence. Commencing on …

17th August: orchestras turn the page on sheet music, Sheku wins Breakthrough award, A level results show decline in music

Friday 17th August '18

In today’s news: iPads replace sheet music folder for the YYS, Sheku wins breakthrough music prize off the back of his bestselling album, and A level results day suggests a decline in the number of …

9th July: Honorary scholarships awarded at Royal Academy. Sheku Kanneh-Mason holds Classic fm no.1 for seventh week. Cecilia Bartoli to perform La Cenerentola.

Monday 9th July '18

In today's news:  EU vote a "sad day" for music. Honorary scholarships awarded at Royal Academy of Music. Sheku Kanneh-Mason holds Classic FM no. 1 for seventh week in a row. Free version of Sibelius …

14th June: Female composers largely ignored by concert line-ups, Sheku Kanneh-Mason wins big at Classic BRIT Awards, Philip Glass discusses time.

Thursday 14th June '18

In today's news: New statistics shown up that only 76 classical concerts include at least one piece by a woman, Classic BRIT Awards 2018, what time looks like to Philip Glass, and Robert Trevino stays at …

31st May: UK debut for India’s orchestra, Kendrick Lamar collects Pulitzer Prize, homophonic hate mail becomes musical piece

Thursday 31st May '18

In today's news: Symphony Orchestra of India's debut UK tour, Kendrick Lamar collects his Pulitzer Prize, Swedish orchestra turns homophobic hate mail into music, the Elbjazz-Festival thrives, Thomas Fichtner is new Intendant of the Ensemble …

28th February: BCMG launches call for scores, Private equity group buys NME publisher Time, La Scala to host Rossini exhibition

Wednesday 28th February '18

In today's news: BCMG launches call for scores, David Garrett cancels March concerts, Epiris buys Time Inc., Flanders and Gangwon to potentially host the World Choir Games 2020, Holly Harrison and Paul Stanhope to provide new …

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