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Amati auction features a rare Bergonzi cello worth £500K following valuation roadshow for stringed instruments around the UK

24 Apr 2014
New auction house Amati (www.amati.com) is hosting a series of valuation days around the UK from 23 April to 23 June, offering people the chance to find out what their stringed instruments are worth before the next online auction on Wednesday 14 May.
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Sir Antonio Pappano and his Roman Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia return for a UK tour to Birmingham’s Symphony Hall & London’s Royal Festival Hall

24 Apr 2014
The Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia returns to the UK with its Music Director Sir Antonio Pappano for concerts in Birmingham and London from 16 to 18 May, performing Verdi’s Requiem and an innovative concert exploring the theme of imprisonment and freedom with works by Beethoven and Dallapiccola.
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Fabio Bonizzoni and La Risonanza release a new recording of Handel duets followed by a performance at Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music in May

24 Apr 2014
Celebrated harpsichordist Fabio Bonizzoni and his Italian ensemble La Risonanza follow their series of Handel’s Italian Cantatas with a new recording of the composer’s Duetti da camera on the Glossa label, featuring leading soloists Roberta Invernizzi and Marina De Liso.
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Award-winning composer Jocelyn Pook’s new commission for the inaugural Anxiety Arts Festival premieres at Wigmore Hall on 12 June 2014

24 Apr 2014
The Mental Health Foundation has commissioned film composer Jocelyn Pook to write a new work for its inaugural Anxiety Arts Festival London 2014. Pook’s Anxiety Fanfare and Variations for Voices, which forms the centrepiece of the festival, receives its world premiere at Wigmore Hall on 12 June at 1pm.
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To mark Ton Koopman’s 70th birthday, the 13th Itinéraire Baroque festival returns to the Romanesque churches of the Dordogne’s leafy Périgord Vert region

24 Apr 2014
To mark Ton Koopman’s 70th birthday and 35th anniversary of the founding of his Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, the 13th Itinéraire Baroque returns to the ancient Romanesque churches around the picturesque medieval villages and towns of Brantôme and Riberac from Thursday 24 to Sunday 27 July 2014.
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Amati online auction on 25 March offers chance to buy Grancino cello valued at £350K, Tecchler violin worth £200K and instruments from The Royal Artillery collection

24 Apr 2014
New auction house Amati (www.amati.com), the online market place for stringed instruments, hosts its next sale on Tuesday 25 March, offering the chance to buy two exceptional stringed instruments: a Grancino cello valued at £350,000 and a Tecchler violin worth £200,000.
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Now 21, Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor performs across the UK in the lead up to his third album ‘Dances’ on Decca Classics

25 Mar 2014
In the lead up to the release of his new recording on Decca Classics, Benjamin Grosvenor, the 21-year-old pianist from Southend-on-sea, embarks on a series of UK concerts, including performances at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on Saturday 24 May and the Southbank Centre on 10 June.
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Highbury Opera Theatre marks Passiontide with performances of James MacMillan’s Clemency and Seven Last Words from the Cross at Union Chapel on 17 & 18 April

25 Mar 2014
Highbury Opera Theatre and Eclectic Voices marks Good Friday weekend with the first staged coupling of BASCA award-winning composer James MacMillan’s one-act chamber opera Clemency and his powerful cantata Seven Last Words from the Cross at London’s Union Chapel, Islington on Saturday 18 April.
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Violist Maxim Rysanov completes his recordings of Bach’s Cello Suites on the BIS label with the release of his new disc on 31 March in advance of his UK tour with the Britten Sinfonia from 23 - 30 May

11 Mar 2014
British-Ukrainian violist Maxim Rysanov releases his second disc of Bach Cello Suites (Nos. 2, 3 & 6) transcribed for viola by Simon Rowland-Jones, on 31 March 2014, completing the set of Six Suites recorded on the BIS label.
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London Music Masters Award Holder, violinist Benjamin Beilman makes his debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra

11 Mar 2014
Twenty three-year-old violinist and LMM Award Holder Benjamin Beilman makes his debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Stanisław Skrowaczewski, in a performance of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto at the Royal Festival Hall on Friday 14 March 2014 as part of the LMM Awards scheme.
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Online auction house Amati brings together musicians and industry experts at its London exhibition for performances, demonstrations and a panel discussion: Investment or patronage? Is there a moral obligation to make string instruments available to all?

11 Mar 2014
New auction house Amati (www.amati.com), the online market place for stringed instruments, is bringing together leading musicians and industry experts at their third Amati Exhibition for two days of talks and performances on 23-24 March at the Lansdowne Club, ahead of its third Fine String auction on 25 March.
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Al Bustan Festival 2014 celebrates youth and nature in music including the Middle Eastern opera premieres of Stravinsky’s Le Rossignol and Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera in Lebanon

11 Mar 2014
Artistic Director Gianluca Marciano and president Myrna Bustani announce the full programme for the Al Bustan Festival 2014, which is themed around ‘Music and Nature’ and includes the first performances of two operas, Stravinsky’s Le Rossignol and Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera in Lebanon on 2 and 4 March.
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Sir Antonio Pappano and his Roman Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia return for a UK tour and the first UK screening and broadcast of a new film about the orchestra - Il Carattere Italiano

11 Mar 2014
In advance of the Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia’s UK tour with Music Director Sir Antonio Pappano to Birmingham and London in May, the Italian Cultural Institute will host the first UK screening of a new film Il Carattere Italiano (The Italian Character) on 25 March 2014, prior to its broadcast on SkyArts on 7 April.
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To launch Jewish Book Week on 22 February, Jocelyn Pook’s multi-media composition Drawing Life inspired by children in Terezin and commissioned by the Jewish Music Institute previews at King’s Place

27 Jan 2014
Launching Jewish Book Week, Jocelyn Pook’s new multi-disciplinary project - Drawing Life - previews at King’s Place on 22 February followed by a talk with the inspirational 91-year-old survivor Zdenka Fantlova.
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Onyx Brass embark on a ‘Tour de Brass!’ revitalising bandstands across Britain

27 Jan 2014
As part of PRS for Music Foundation’s New Music Biennial, Onyx Brass embark on the ‘Tour de Brass!’ across Britain, performing in bandstands, market squares and outdoor spaces from March to September 2014 to celebrate their 21st anniversary.
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