London International Festival of Early Music Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Tuesday 7th November '23

London's early music jamboree returns for its 50th edition, taking place in Blackheath venues from 8 - 11 November 2023The 50th London International Festival of Early Music (LIFEM) will take place in Blackheath venues from …

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Monday 8th March '21

This week, we will be celebrating International Women's Day (8 March) and Women's History Month by sharing some of the most astonishing women musicians and composers both throughout history and at work today.International Women's …

18th March: Museum of London and Guildhall partner for ‘Beasts of London’, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra launches 2019/20 season and Le Jonc Fleuri win International Telemann Competition

Monday 18th March '19

Museum of London partner with Guildhall School for interactive exhibition Museum of London is partnering with Guildhall School of Music and Drama to create an immersive digital world, Beasts of London. The exhibition aims to take visitors on …

2nd August: Operalia 2017 winners announced, and Song Aa wins Vareler composer’s prize

Wednesday 2nd August '17

In today's news: Guildhall School announces autumn 2017 season, Operalia 2017 winners announced, and Los Angeles Philharmonic Announce New Assistant Conductor. Song Aa wins Vareler composer's prize, George Li publishes debute album at Warner Classics, and …

18th April: Rupert Charlesworth, Roxanna Panufnik and the Last Night of the Proms

Thursday 18th April '13

BBC Music Magazine Tenor Rupert Charlesworth wins the Handel Singing Competition 2013Arias from Rodelinda, Theodora and Belzhasser impressed adjudicators at this year's competition. BBC Music Magazine OrchestrapaediaRoxanna Panufnik's new chamber work, Orchestrapaedia, mirrors Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra – but with added cartoons by …

7th March: Lang Lang, Tristan und Isolde and Mahler

Wednesday 7th March '12

Daily TelegraphLang Lang at Latitude: should music festivals embrace classical?Ivan Hewett wonders if classical music can cope with the great outdoors.IndependentWorld's first sex trafficking opera to premiere in the UKAnya17 opens at the Liverpool Philharmonic …

2nd March: the female power players of classical music plus Engelbert Humperdinck

Friday 2nd March '12

The GuardianMusic Nation - from Shetland to SuffolkTom Service takes a look at this weekend's festival which spans the entire UK.Daily TelegraphEurovision: why not turn to Englebert Humperdinck?Is choosing Humperdinck to represent us at the …