16th October: Baby boy plays trumpet with buskers, A “coup de grâce” for the arts sector, Munich’s new cultural powerhouse

Friday 16th October '20

Baby boy steals jazz show as he picks up mini trumpet and plays with buskersIn New Orleans in 2018, a one-year-old boy became the unexpected star of an annual free music festival, held in the …

23rd January: Deborah Dugan makes corruption claim, Tabea Zimmermann receives price, death of Bernard Gabel

Thursday 23rd January '20

Ousted Grammy Awards boss Deborah Dugan makes corruption claimsVoting for the Grammy Awards is "ripe with corruption", Recording Academy chief Deborah Dugan has claimed, days after she was suspended from her job. Dugan said she …

19th January: PRS announces, Boston Orchestra loans iPads & Rhinegold Charity Fund

Tuesday 19th January '16

Classical News In today’s news, Classical Music Magazine reports that PRS have announced 20 winning commissions for New Music Biennial and Alison Balsom and Peter Moore join RPS/YCAT mentoring scheme. Also, Boston Orchestra loans patrons iPads …

2nd October: Radio 3’s new artists, Opera Holland Park announces independence & Nicola Benedetti becomes vice- president of National Children’s Orchestra

Friday 2nd October '15

In today's news, Classic FM reports on Nicola Benedetti's appointment as vice-president of the National Children's Orchestra, Opera Holland Park announces independence, Ivan Hewett explains how ancient barriers to classical music no longer exist & …

Get inside industry tips with Musical Orbit’s free webinars

Wednesday 4th February '15

After much anticipation, the website which offers personal one-to-one lessons, webinars and masterclasses with some of the best principal orchestral players in the world is up and running! Alongside being able to sign up for …

Pavane from Paul Higgs is The Lady’s CD of the Week

Tuesday 25th February '14

Pavane, the new album from Paul Higgs, has been chosen as CD of the Week by The Lady, the UK's longest running women's magazine.Gillian Spickernell, chief classical music writer for The Lady, described Pavane: "By turns romantic and haunting …

Pavane from Paul Higgs: out now in the UK!

Friday 31st January '14

Paul Higgs’ new album Pavane is out now in the UK.Celebrated trumpeter and composer Paul Higgs has created many albums throughout his time as a successful musician, but Pavane is the first to blend the genres of …

Trumpeter and Composer Paul Higgs’ new album out now in the US with a UK release later this week

Monday 27th January '14

Trumpeter and composer Paul Higgs’ new album Pavane is out now in the US, with a UK release later this week.Pavane is an expression of Paul’s belief that genre boundaries shouldn’t be restrictive and combines the freedom of …

27th January: Boy with no arms plays trumpet, Classical Grammy Award winners, and challenging ‘fat lady sings’ parody

Monday 27th January '14

BBC NewsOrchestras 'still hostile to women'Although there are hundreds of female musicians, very few orchestras have female directors and conductorsLimelight MagazineClassical Grammy Awards 2014Australian Chamber Orchestra and Dawn Upshaw head the impressive list of this …

18th November: Wireless Opera, minority receive good music education, and Queen composer promotes classical music study

Monday 18th November '13

Variety‘Invisible Cities’ Opera Gets Immersive With Wireless TechnologyIt’s billed as the future of opera, live performance, technology and art, at least according to German audio company Sennheiser. But to judge from “Invisible Cities,” the new opera …

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