Latest News

News Archive

Subscribe to News feed Twitter

News

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.
Read more >

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.
Read more >

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.
Read more >

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.
Read more >

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.
Read more >

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.
Read more >

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.
Read more >

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.
Read more >

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.
Read more >

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.
Read more >

"Class, Race and Classical Music" - Instruments of change, can music transforms lives? - American violinist Tai Murray and writer Candace Allen in conversation with Tom Service, organised by music charity London Music Masters

27 Jan 2014
Music charity London Music Masters is hosting a talk on Class, Race and Classical Music with American violinist Tai Murray and African-American novelist and political activist, Candace Allen at the English Speaking Union on 9 April 2014.
Read more >

London Music Masters launches the Grade 1 Challenge in offices as businesses encourage staff to take up an musical instrument to raise funds for children’s music charity

27 Jan 2014
Music charity London Music Masters launches a new fundraising campaign, the Grade 1 Challenge to encourage adults to take up a musical instrument in the workplace.
Read more >

It’s All About Piano! 2014

27 Jan 2014
Following the resounding success of its inaugural piano festival in 2013, the Institut français, London hosts the second annual It’s All About Piano! festival for another invigorating weekend of events ranging from recitals and masterclasses to childrens’ activities, film screenings, and wine tasting from Friday 4 to Sunday 6 April 2014.
Read more >

ECHO Rising Star flautist Juliette Bausor embarks on a tour of the finest concert halls in Europe

27 Jan 2014
Widely recognised as one of Britain’s leading flute players, Juliette Bausor has recently been selected by the European Concert Hall Organisation as one of its Rising Stars 2013-2014.
Read more >

Soprano Nadine Mortimer-Smith performs American songs set to poems by prize-winning 20th Century poets at the Southbank Centre

27 Jan 2014
Soprano Nadine Mortimer-Smith performs American songs set to poems by prize-winning 20th Century poets at the Southbank Centre
Read more >

<< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Next >>