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24th – 30th July: Representation of Women on Boards Up 8%, Young Euro Classics, Most influential Female Conductors, African Music Project Database

Friday 30th July '21

Representation of Women on Music Industry Boards Up 8% on 2020, report findsA report by Women in CTRL has found that representation of women on boards has increased since last year, but has identified areas …

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Women’s History Month Celebrations

Monday 22nd March '21

For the remaining weeks of March, we will be celebrating Women's History Month by sharing some of the most astonishing women musicians and composers both throughout history and at work today.On the 8th March, …

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8th March: National Album Day set to return to celebrate women in music, Chinese composer and pianist Yiqing Zhu wins Basel Competition, The death of Patrick Dupond

Monday 8th March '21

National Album Day set to return on October 16; 2021 event to celebrate women in musicNational Album Day is set to return on October 16. This year’s theme – Celebrating Women In Music  – intends to …

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21st March: RNCM appoints Manus Carey as deputy principal, Guildhall singers to join Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, and study reveals that only 1% of works programmed by Spanish orchestras are written by women

Thursday 21st March '19

RNCM appoints deputy principal (performance & programmes) The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) has announced the appointment of Manus Carey to the new role of deputy principal (performance and programmes), commencing 1 May 2019.Carey joined …

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28th September: Women in Music Power List 2018, Musician’s touring visas and Met Opera commissions female composers

Friday 28th September '18

What happened in this week's #ClassicalNews? Top industry names honoured in BBC Woman's Hour power list Beyoncé has been named music's most powerful woman by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.The superstar came first in a list of …

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23rd July: How to “Prom”, is clapping acceptable in classical music?

Monday 23rd July '18

In today's news: Should people clap between movements, and does it matter? Sergei Babayan signed to Deutsche Grammophon, and top tips for attending the Proms. Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele sees audience numbers increase. Women in the history …

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We welcome Inbal Segev!

Monday 4th June '18

With great pleasure we introduce to you the fabulous Inbal Segev, an internationally renowned Israeli-American cellist whose playing has been described as “richly inspired,” and “very moving,” by Gramophone.As a soloist, Inbal has performed with the …

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17th May: Amazing Q1 figures for classical music, YouTube adopts streaming, women’s call in music

Thursday 17th May '18

In today's news: YouTube adopts streaming, people trade morning shows for classical music, opera lags behind the industry's acceptance of maternity leave, more 'under 35s' are turning to classical music, Bridget Jones' Diary to tour …

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23th March: Classic Brit awards return, Robin Zander makes Broadway debut, and Guildhall launches Leadership Academy

Friday 23rd March '18

In today's news: Classic Brit awards are making a comeback, Robin Zander debuts on Broadway, Fox celebrates women in music, Konzerthaus Dortmund to further Simon Höfeles (trumpet) career,  and Sarah Nemtsov to receive Composition Prize …

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12th October: Cellist Daniel Pezzoti has died, Unsuk Kim wins composer prize, music therapy

Thursday 12th October '17

In today's news: Cellist Daniel Pezotti has died, Rome's opera house increases it's intake and number of visitors, and composer Unsuk Chin wins "Wihuri-Sibelius-Prize". Can classical music give people with Alzheimer's a new lease of …

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