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Lammermuir Festival announces new chair

Zoe Van Zwanenberg has been appointed as chair of the Lammermuir Festival. She succeeds Jim Stretton, who has been chairRead More

Temple Winter Festival 2016

The fourth Temple Winter Festival will take place 12-19 December 2016. This year’s festival comprises seven concerts, of which the firstRead More

Music for a royal festival

St Edward’s Singers will celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday with a performance on 16 October. The choir will be accompaniedRead More

Launch of Groves Artists

Jonathan Groves has launched his own artist management company after more than four decades with Ingpen & Williams. Groves Artists will continueRead More

Rolston String Quartet win Banff competition

The Rolston String Quartet has been awarded first prize at the 12th Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC). The CanadianRead More

St Mary’s Calne to hold Willcocks memorial concert

St Mary’s Calne will hold a memorial concert for Sir David Willcocks (who died in September 2015) at Salisbury Cathedral onRead More

Ravi Shankar’s only opera to receive world premiere

The world premiere of Ravi Shankar’s only opera will take place in May 2017. Sukanya, which Shankar was composing atRead More

Franz Liszt: Musician, Celebrity, Superstar

Oliver Hilmes Yale University Press Hardback, £25      EDITOR’S CHOICE The sub-title of this remarkable bookRead More

RWCMD principal to step down

Hilary Boulding is to step down as principal of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (RWCMD) in AugustRead More

Opera Awards Foundation bursary recipients 2016 announced

The recipients of the 2016 Opera Awards Foundation bursaries have been announced. Mark Austin (conductor) Laïla Barnat (French coach, répétiteur &Read More

Gramophone Awards 2016: the winners

The 2016 Gramophone awards ceremony, which took place at St John’s Smith Square on 15 September, saw Igor Levit presented with the recording of theRead More

Corbyn launches new arts policy

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has launched a new arts policy outlining his priorities for the arts and arts education inRead More

From the start

It’s one of those quirks of the brain that memories of decades ago can be quite sharp while we struggleRead More

Open access

Although CM is celebrating 40 years this issue, Arts Council England and Radio 3 are marking an even greater milestone.Read More

Culture minister makes mostly positive first impression in keynote

‘Creative industries will be absolutely central to our post-Brexit future.’ No shortage of pep talk from Matt Hancock, the newRead More

Creativity without borders

Much has been made about the uncertainty that the UK is experiencing post-Brexit and things won’t be settled for severalRead More

GCSE results show more flexibility is needed with arts subjects

A recent TES report has shown that the much-disputed English Baccalaureate (EBacc) is already having an impact on students’ academicRead More

Registration open for Music & Drama Education Expo 2017

Visitors can now register for their free ticket to the Music & Drama Education Expo 2017. The next edition of Europe’sRead More

Five years on: Expo 2017

Head of content Alex Stevens on plans for the Expo’s fifth anniversary It may not seem possible, but when itRead More

Stage Directors UK announces opera direction workshop

Stage Directors UK (SDUK) will run a workshop in opera direction in association with the National Opera Studio. Aimed at mid-career directorsRead More