15th July: Sound announces highlights of 2019 festival, Wayne McGregor curates album of composer collaborations, Berlin Opera…

Monday 15th July '19

Sound announces highlights of 2019 festivalSound has announced highlights of the 2019 festival of new music, which will take place in venues in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire from 23 October – 3 November.This year’s soundfestival features …

26th June: Composition for Grenfell Tower victims, Britton performed on a lake, and Film composer wins Shostakovich Prize

Monday 26th June '17

In today's news: Oboist Nicholas Daniel performs Britten in the middle of a boating lake, the winners of the 2017 St Magnus Composers Competition are announced, composition for the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, and …

Concerts to raise money for the Nepal Earthquake victims

Thursday 7th May '15

The world looked on in absolute horror last month as a deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. The effects of the disaster have directly affected 8 million people with over 7,000 official casualties and many …

The Berkeley Ensemble’s New Cobbett Prize for Composition 2014 has a winner!

Thursday 11th December '14

The Berkeley Ensemble and the panel of judges for the New Cobbett Prize for Composition are delighted to announce Samuel Wesley Lewis's Sequenza as the winner of the 2014 award, while Barnaby Martin's Lazarus and …

19th August: Verdi arias streamed for free on iTunes, new artistic director for Dartington, and slow Britten ticket sales

Monday 19th August '13

 The GuardianHow the Proms had their tone - and temperature - loweredThe man who bankrolled the first ever proms had three very sensible suggestions. Only one of them is no longer part of the concert …

Benedict Cumberbatch confirmed to appear at International Wimbledon Music Festival with Nicholas Daniel

Thursday 1st November '12

The International Wimbledon Music Festival is pleased to announce that actor Benedict Cumberbatch will join oboist Nicholas Daniel to narrate a performance of Benjamin Britten's Six Metamorphoses after Ovid on November 18th at Trinity Church in Wimbledon.The concert …

25th May: The International Wimbledon Music Festival, King Priam and Anne-Sophie Mutter

Friday 25th May '12

The TelegraphOnline piano star Valentina Lisitsa gets Royal Albert Hall debutYouTube star and and virtuoso pianist Valentina Lisitsa signs record deal and will play a concert at the Royal Albert Hall.Jessica DuchenA Music World FairThis …

27th January – Alec Baldwin, Thomas Allen and Jonathan Harvey

Friday 27th January '12

New YorkerMy Favourite Records: Alec Baldwin.The eminent actor and New York Philharmonic announcer lists his favourite music.Washington Post via the LA TimesLa Scala Manager Says 7-Year Streak Of Balanced Budget Difficult To Hold In 2012.La …