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Blackwood to release their immersive debut album, Lost and Found, on September 24th

Friday 27th August '21

Pianist and Bass Clarinet Duo Blackwood to release their immersive debut album Lost and Found on September 24th, with their single "Lost and Found" Out TodayWith over two decades of musical synergy and experience together, …

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25th June: BBC New Generation Artists announced, Pianist Elisabeth Brauß receives Terence Judd Award, British Government under legal attack for anti-covid restrictions on culture

Friday 25th June '21

BBC New Generation Artists announced for 2021-23 intakeThe BBC New Generation Artists for the 2021-23 intake have been announced, with a record number of artists featured in the line-up – and the first ever collaborative …

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26th May: Montreal Competition won by South Korean pianist Su Yeon Kim, ‘With Beethoven through Europe’ – Arte to present an elaborate musical project in June, Death of composer Cristobal Halffter

Wednesday 26th May '21

Montreal Competition won by South Korean pianist Su Yeon KimSouth Korean pianist Su Yeon Kim has won first prize at the Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) Piano 2021 edition. She collected prizes and scholarships valued at …

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21st May: Isata Kanneh-Mason to release second album ‘Summertime’, The Bundestag has passed the copyright reform, The San Diego Orchestra gets a new open-air hall

Friday 21st May '21

Isata Kanneh-Mason to release second album ‘Summertime’, featuring works by American composersIsata Kanneh-Mason is set to release her second album Summertime, featuring works by American composers. This comes after the 25-year-old pianist’s debut album Romance was awarded a …

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13th May: Music Publishers Association announces first six scholars for diversity initiative, Dresden Music Festival Prize 2021 for composer John Adams, Martha Argerich: The elusive

Thursday 13th May '21

Music Publishers Association announces first six scholars for diversity initiative NXT-GEN scholarsThe scholarship scheme, which grants free NXT-Gen memberships to successful ethnically diverse applicants, has been spearheaded by Richard Toeman Scholarship 2019/20 winner Clare …

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30th March: Busking pianist fined for breaching COVID-19 rules and ‘causing a crowd’ in York, Artists’ initiative has not yet given up, Oxford professors call music notation ‘colonialist’

Tuesday 30th March '21

Busking pianist fined for breaching COVID-19 rules and ‘causing a crowd’ in YorkA pianist was fined £200 by police for breaching coronavirus regulations after “causing a crowd” while busking in York.Alistair Lawrence was playing a piano in the city …

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9th March: Rediscovery of forgotten work by Florence Price, Georg Solti Conducting Award for Gemma New, Dimitri Bachkirov dies aged 89

Tuesday 9th March '21

Florence Price: Forgotten work by pioneering composer rediscoveredA forgotten work by the pioneering composer Florence Price has been rediscovered and performed for the first time in nearly 80 years.Price made history in 1933 when she …

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Rosey Chan releases Christmas EP ahead of next major album

Friday 4th December '20

Following on the heels of her emotive interpretation of 'Silent Night', inspirational contemporary classical pianist and composer, Rosey Chan, has released her Christmas EP today.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5Dl2C3IL2c Rosey Chan's performance of 'Silent Night' from Hotel Cafe RoyalCurrently in …

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23rd November: BBC Young Jazz Musician 2020 winner announced, Hockney painting to remain at Royal Opera House, Tenor Beomjin Kim wins Curt Taucher Prize

Monday 23rd November '20

Pianist Deschanel Gordon announced as winner of BBC Young Jazz Musician 202022-year-old Hackney-born pianist Deschanel Gordon has won this year’s BBC Young Jazz Musician. He was up against saxophonists Alex Clarke and Matt Carmichael, bassist Kielan Sheard …

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12th October: Free theatre classes for Black women, Resurrecting a masterpiece at the Opéra de Saint-Étienne, Buchbinder receives Opus Klassik

Monday 12th October '20

Free classes for Black women theatre producersTheatre producee Jacquelyn Bell is running a series of free workshops aimed at Black women who want to become – or further their careers as – theatre producers. Bell, known …

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