March 26th – April 1st: Royal Albert Hall Associate Artists Programme, The Fight for Female Composers In Germany, Cello Player Suspended, Opéra de Paris, In Honour fo Anne Parsons

Friday 1st April '22

Royal Albert Hall Launches Associate Artists ProgrammeThe Royal Albert Hall has announced the launch of its associate artists programme. The hall’s first four associate artists will be saxophonist Jess Gillam, organist Anna Lapwood, choreographer Corey Baker, and spoken-word performer LionHeart.The artists …

Christmas With Jonas Kaufmann at The Royal Albert Hall, on December 16th

Tuesday 9th November '21

This Christmas, international opera star Jonas Kaufmann returns to the Royal Albert Hall, on 16 DecemberInternationally renowned German operatic tenor, Jonas Kaufmann, will be taking the stage at the iconic Royal Albert Hall, to …

29th March: BBC Proms announce dates for 2021 season, Performance is a “summit for every artist” – 150 years of the Royal Albert Hall, Olympic Games 2021 – Russian anthem replaced with Tchaikovsky?

Monday 29th March '21

BBC Proms announce dates for 2021 seasonThe BBC Proms has announced that it will run from Friday 30 July to Saturday 11 September at the Royal Albert Hall, with additional coverage on BBC Radio 3, …

14th December: ‘Crown jewels of UK culture’ offered ‘lifeline’, German Cultural Council calls for more aid for culture, Fed up with “being non-essential”

Monday 14th December '20

‘Crown jewels of UK culture’ offered ‘lifeline’ in next round of CRFToday, the next portion of the government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) has been announced, providing a ‘lifeline’ to arts and heritage organisations …

24th November: Socially-distanced christmas-events at Royal Albert Hall, When music becomes prayer, 6 young musicians invited to participate in the Festival Un été en France 2021

Tuesday 24th November '20

The Royal Albert Hall is to host a socially-distanced season of events this ChristmasChristmas is a magical time, and nowhere more so than at the home of Christmas in London – the Royal Albert Hall.This …

9th September: Why are iconic arts venues facing closure?, Philharmonie im Gasteig allows 500 visitors, Théâtre de l’Athénée taken over by Bouffes du Nord

Wednesday 9th September '20

Why are iconic arts venues like the Royal Albert Hall facing closure?The Royal Albert Hall is in an “extremely perilous” state, its chief exec has said. The independent Kensington concert venue has launched an appeal to raise …

7th September: Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden launches Operation Sleeping Beauty, Opera in times of Corona, Death of Christiane Eda-Pierre

Monday 7th September '20

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden launches Operation Sleeping BeautyCulture Secretary Oliver Dowden has revealed that his officials are working on Operation Sleeping Beauty, a plan to bring performances back in time for Christmas.“In recent weeks, we’ve …

6th August: Laura Marling and Benjamin Grosvenor to join 2020 BBC Proms live line-up, Climate Protection in the classical music industry, Lang Lang and his wife reality TV stars

Thursday 6th August '20

Laura Marling and Benjamin Grosvenor to join 2020 BBC Proms live line-upBritish singer-songwriter Laura Marling will join the 12 Ensemble, while pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is set to appear with the Philharmonia Orchestra at this year's …

28th May: BBC Proms 2020 season announced, Tête à Tête launches new Manifesto, Artists receive 906 million euros from GEMA, France’s arts sector alone has a loss of 2 billion euros, OKC Philharmonic associate concertmaster’s “Covid Romance”

Thursday 28th May '20

‘Not as we know them, but as we need them’: BBC Proms 2020 season announcedThe 125th Proms season has been reconceived to account for challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Its organisers hope it will …

28th January: Maxim Vengerov as artist-in-residence, Materials on Richard Strauss, Victoires de la Musique Classique 2020

Tuesday 28th January '20

Classic FM appoints Maxim Vengerov as artist-in-residenceClassic FM has appointed violinist Maxim Vengerov as its first solo artist-in-residence. The radio station created the partnership ahead of Vengerov’s anniversary concert at the Royal Albert Hall this …

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