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Avi Avital premieres ‘InstaConcerto’

Composer Peter Breiner has written an ‘InstaConcerto’ for mandolinist Avi Avital. The piece comprises five movements, each lasting 15 secondsRead More

Crucial dialogue – Palestine Youth Orchestra tours the UK

It is very easy to despair and see our world as one that is getting darker and darker with violence,Read More

RPS awards £42,500 to young musicians

The Royal Philharmonic Society will award £42,500 to 23 young musicians and composers through its Young Musicians Programme. £20,000 willRead More

London Festival of American Music 2016

More than 50% of the repertoire in this year’s London Festival of American Music has been written by female composers. TheRead More

Crispin Hunt appointed as Basca chair

Songwriter and producer Crispin Hunt has been appointed as the chair of Basca (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors).Read More

OAE to live-stream Night Shift concert

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment is to live-stream its upcoming Night Shift concert from the Old Queen’s Head,Read More

Basca research reveals lack of gender and BME diversity in composition

New Basca research has revealed the extent of the under-representation of female and black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) composers in theRead More

London Sinfonietta announces 2016/17 season

The London Sinfonietta will focus on music from the past 16 years in its 2016/17 season. The Sinfonietta will performRead More

Munich Philharmonic launches record label

The Munich Philharmonic will release the first two albums on its MPHIL label on 30 September. The recordings of Mahler’s second symphonyRead More

Lark Limited extends partnership with London Sinfonietta

Lark Limited has extended its partnership with the London Sinfonietta until 20 July 2017. The insurance broker will continue to support theRead More

New Music Wells to celebrate new music from past 40 years

The ninth edition of new music wells will take place 16-20 October 2016 in Wells Cathedral. The festival will offer aRead More

Radio 3 announces Diversity and Inclusion in Composition conference

Applications are now open for Radio 3’s Diversity and Inclusion in Composition conference, which aims to facilitate greater inclusion ofRead More

OMG! Why is BP advertising its sponsorship at the Proms?

OMG. For the second year running, those have been the letters splashed across the back cover of the BBC PromsRead More

JACK quartet loses two founding members

The JACK quartet has announced the departure of two of its founding members: violinist Ari Streisfeld and cellist Kevin McFarland.Read More

Modulus Quartet launch concert

Modulus Quartet will give its first concert in the Thomas Tunnel Shaft at the Brunel Museum, London at 7pm on 14 July.Read More

Make, Do and Bend: live music, audiences and technology

The London Sinfonietta is holding another Make, Do and Bend event from 11am to 5pm on 14 July at CentralRead More

Sound Frontiers: Radio 3 live at Southbank Centre

Radio 3 will mark the 70th anniversary of the Third Programme with its ‘Sound Frontiers’ residency at Southbank Centre. The residency willRead More

Cappella Nova announces Echoes and Traces tour

Scottish choral group Cappella Nova will be touring eight new works written by Scottish composers in response to Nobilis Humilis, aRead More

Sotheby’s to auction Mahler’s second symphony

The complete manuscript of Mahler’s second symphony will be auctioned at Sotheby’s, London on 29 November 2016. The 232-page manuscriptRead More

British Council’s Paul Parkinson has died

Paul Parkinson MBE, specialist advisor for music at the British Council, has died following a long illness. In a letter toRead More