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London Sinfonietta invites audience to participate in premieres

Members of the public are being granted the opportunity to perform in two world premieres. The London Sinfonietta’s concert atRead More

Tenebrae announces associate artists 2016/17

Tenebrae has appointed soprano Bethany Partridge, countertenor Tom Lilburn and tenor James Robinson as associate artists for 2016/17. The year-longRead More

BBC Phil announces interactive concerts series

The BBC Philharmonic is launching ‘The Red Brick Sessions’, a series of nine interactive concerts in partnership with the UniversityRead More

Yamaha seeks piano scholars for 2017

Yamaha Music is seeking scholars for the 2017 Yamaha Music Foundation Piano Scholarship programme. The scholarships are open to pianoRead More

Spitalfields Music Winter Festival 2016

Spitalfields Music’s 40th anniversary celebrations will continue with the Winter Festival, which will take place 4-11 December. Melvyn Tan willRead More

Humber Bridge to become sound installation for Hull 2017

A new commission from Opera North will turn the Humber Bridge into a sound installation for Hull UK City ofRead More

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

CLS embarks on Great British Choral Anthems tour

The City of London Sinfonia (CLS) is embarking on a six-date ‘Great British Choral Anthems’ tour as the culmination ofRead More

25 September 1976: the headlines

On 25 September 1976, the first edition of Classical Music Weekly (as CM was then) hit the newsstands. Editor Trevor Richardson introduced the issue,Read More

Hull City of Culture 2017

Sadly, Hull’s new £36m 3,500 seat music and events centre, Hull Venue, won’t be finished until 2018, but music willRead More

Hilliard Ensemble reunite for charity concert

Former members of the Hilliard Ensemble are reuniting for a concert in aid of Music for Open Ears. David James, JohnRead More

Arts organisations pledge to address gender imbalances

A number of performing arts companies have committed to address their gender imbalances. The Royal Opera House and Mahogany Opera GroupRead More

CIOC Festival 2016

The Canadian International Organ Competition’s 2016 festival will take place 2-30 October. The event will celebrate a variety of MontrealRead 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

Trinity Laban announces autumn events

Highlights of Trinity Laban’s autumn 2016 season include collaborations with English Touring Opera and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. The TrinityRead More

MU announces Teachers’ CPD weekend

The next edition of the biennial Musicians’ Union Teachers’ CPD weekend will take place on 28 and 29 October inRead More

Sinfonia Viva receives Arts Council grant

Sinfonia Viva has received £159,525 through Arts Council England’s Strategic Touring programme. According to the Arts Council, the ensemble willRead More

Julia Wolfe receives MacArthur fellowship

Julia Wolfe has been named as one of the 2016 MacArthur fellows. The American composer receives a $625,000 (£481,400), no-strings-attached grant.Read 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