July 10th: Concert crowds soar, and OAE announces Rising Stars

Monday 10th July '17

 In today's news: The number of people watching live music has risen in the past year, OAE announces first Rising Stars cohort, and John Axelrod's big plans for the Bernstein Centennial. Spotify denies it is …

21st October: Grosvenor receives NY Phil piano prize, RNCM partners with PKU & Bob Shennan

Friday 21st October '16

Classical News In today's news round-up, British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has been named as the recipient of the New York Philharmonic’s Ronnie and Lawrence Ackman Classical Piano Prize. Royal Northern College of Music announced a new professional partnership …

31th May: Classical:NEXT day three, EUYO criticizes EU Commissioner & no 1st prize in Markneukirchen

Tuesday 31st May '16

Classical News In today's news, Classical:NEXT 2016 day three, New York Geffen Hall plans continue in fits and starts, and profile of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Also, EUYO criticizes EU Commissioner Navracsics, and …

WildKat PR announce new collaboration with the OAE

Monday 23rd April '12

WildKat PR are very excited to announce a new collaboration with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. We will be working with the orchestra as they launch their latest innovative marketing campaign featuring unlikely …

8th February – Dial 9 for symphony, 7 for Dickens and 2012 for Thelma

Wednesday 8th February '12

LA TimesMeryl Streep Explains How Opera Training Helps Her Vocal Control.Among the many pleasures of Meryl Streep's "Fresh Air" interview that aired Monday on NPR is the actress' discussion of her operatic training during her …

Extraordinary or boring? Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment perform Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis

Tuesday 25th October '11

On November 4th at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will perform Beethoven's iconic Missa Solemnis. This video on Southbank Centre's blog shows some of the orchestra members offering …

Alternative performance spaces: the preferable, modern alternative to the ‘off-puttingly formal and cultish’ traditional concert format?

Monday 25th October '10

Tom Service recently highlighted the new research which suggests that 'young people are put off by formal concert formats' in his Guardian blog, leading us to ask whether the immersive theatrical experience is the way …