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Cleveland International Piano Competition becomes quadrennial festival

IP looks ahead to the finals of this year’s Cleveland International Piano Competition on 5 & 6 August. Find outRead More

Goldsmiths student creates AI version of In C

A computing student from Goldsmiths, University of London has created an artificially intelligent orchestra to play Terry Riley’s In C. ForRead More

West End actors back Mayor Sadiq Khan’s message: #LondonIsOpen

Brexit uncertainty and animosity has sparked Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s message that #LondonIsOpen to everyone, a message that hasRead More

ROH renews partnership with BP

The Royal Opera House (ROH) has renewed its partnership with BP for a further five years. The relationship between theRead More

Royal College Music announces 2016 autumn season

The Royal College of Music’s 2016 autumn season will include appearances from the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet, Thomas Zehetmair andRead More

Drake Music announces new commission opportunities

Drake Music has announced the first of four new commissions for deaf and/or disabled musicians as part of its Connect & CollaborateRead More

Chi-chi Nwanoku and Aaron Dworkin receive honorary Trinity Laban fellowships

Trinity Laban has awarded honorary fellowships to Chi-chi Nwanoku and Aaron Dworkin. The honours were presented at the Sphinx GlobalRead More

Andrey Gugnin wins Sydney piano competition

Andrey Gugnin won the first prize in the Sydney International Piano Competition 2016 following his performances of Mozart’s E-flat majorRead 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

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

ISME world conference 2016

The International Society for Music Education’s world conference 2016 will take place at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow fromRead More

Sheku Kanneh-Mason to appear in BBC Four documentary

BBC Young Musician 2016 winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason will appear in Young, Gifted and Talented along with his six musically gifted siblings. The documentaryRead 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

‘Music industry’s thermometer’ shuts down

Musikmarkt, the leading music industry magazine in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, has closed after 57 years. In a whimsical editorialRead More

Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation awards £15,000 to Mayor’s Music Fund

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will support eight new Mayor’s Music Fund (MMF) scholarships with a £15,000 grant. The scholarshipsRead 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

SWR Symphony gives final performance

Audience members held up placards with red hearts on them as a mark of solidarity as the SWR Symphony OrchestraRead More

Roman Renaissance

It might be 108 years old, but the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia has found a new lease ofRead More

Matt Hancock replaces Ed Vaizey as culture minister

Matt Hancock has replaced Ed Vaizey as minister of state for digital and culture. He will cover policy areas includingRead More

Personal Touch | Clare Hammond

Pianist Clare Hammond explains how, contrary to received wisdom, introducing contemporary music into mainstream concert programmes can be a popularRead More