19th July: First Night of the Proms, SWR Symphony’s final performance & NCO auditions

Tuesday 19th July '16

Classical News In our news today, BBC Music Magazine reviews the first night of the BBC Proms, SWR Symphony gave final performance & applications are open for NCO auditions. Also, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe …

28th June: Musicians protest Brexit, The Hogboon and Festival d’Aix-en-Provence’s New Director

Tuesday 28th June '16

Classical News In today's news, musicians in London protest against Brexit with Beethoven's 'Ode to Joy', Peter Maxwell Davies's final work at Barbican's concert hall, and the National Post questions whether new audiences might be attracted …

A busy, busy November at WildKat

Tuesday 2nd December '14

What an incredibly busy month we have had in the WildKat PR offices this past month. As the countdown to Christmas begins earlier and earlier each year, so does the classical industry's busiest period before …

National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain’s Winter Concert

Tuesday 18th November '14

In just under three weeks, the UK's premiere symphony orchestra for children will take to the stage at one of London's most prestigious venues for their Winter Concert.The National Children's Orchestras of Great Britain's Main …

24th July: Austrian Cross of Honour for David Pountney, more money for music education in the UK, Peter Seiffert new chamber singer

Thursday 24th July '14

Classical News South Wales Evening PostWelsh National Opera’s David Pountney awarded the Austrian Cross of HonourWelsh National Opera’s Chief Executive and Artistic Director, David Pountney, has been awarded the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and …

26th May: Preview to NY Biennal, Arvo Pärt Project in D.C. & Richard Reed Parry’s first classical album

Monday 26th May '14

The GuardianNational Children's Orchestras faces fight over its musical soulPetition set up by parents and staff highlights discontent over actions of NCO board.The TelegraphHay Festival 2014: Schoenberg was a prophet in the wildernessJewish, Christian, German …

The NCO return for their first appearance of 2014 with two concerts in Poole and Basingstoke

Monday 7th April '14

The National Children’s Orchestras will be returning to the stage this weekend to showcase the best young musical talent the UK has to offer. Vivienne Price MBC founded the organisation in 1978 with the sole …

Vivienne Price wins Music Teacher Award for Excellence, Lifetime Achievement Award 2014

Monday 10th February '14

We are thrilled to announce that the founder of the National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain, Vivienne Price, is one of two recipients of the Music Teacher Awards for Excellence 2014, Lifetime Achievement Award. The …

6th January: Radio 3 defends playing film scores and the NCO argues young musicians should be given resources to develop in the same was as Olympic athletes

Monday 6th January '14

TelegraphRadio 3 boss defends playing of film scores and TV themes The controller of BBC Radio 3 defends the station from accusations of "dumbing down" and says it will continue to play theme tunes from television …

Tony Hall & the NCO

Monday 9th December '13

‘Wow…'- Tony Hall’s opening word of his talk at the National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain’s performance at the Royal Festival Hall yesterday.In their final concert of their 35th anniversary year, Tony Hall spoke with …

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