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National Youth Choir to embark on first China tour

The National Youth Choir of Great Britain will embark on its first tour to China in August. For its first intercontinentalRead 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

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

NCO invites applications for auditions

Children aged between seven and 13 from across the UK are invited to audition for a place in one ofRead More

Guildhall School appoints Lynne Williams as new principal

Lynne Williams is to become the Guildhall School’s new principal. She will take over from Professor Barry Ife in earlyRead 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

London Piano Festival appoints IP as media partner

The London Piano Festival has formed a media partnership with International Piano magazine for its inaugural event at London’s KingsRead More

NCO announces summer concert series

The National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain will be performing in Preston, Leeds and Birmingham in its summer concert series.Read More

NOFA announces sixth season

The National Orchestra for All (NOFA) will focus on the connection between art and music in its sixth season. Its concerts willRead More

BBC Proms mark cello focus with short film

The BBC Proms has joined forces with 59 Productions and cellist Sol Gabetta to create a new film. Cello offers aRead More

London Calling: David Pickard on the Proms

‘There’s a slight sense that everybody expects to open the guide and find out it’s no longer taking place atRead More

RNCM appoints new chamber music and bassoon chair

The Royal Northern College of Music has appointed Stefano Canuti as its William Waterhouse international chair in chamber music andRead More

What better way to introduce young people to opera than to get them to create one from scratch?

Ten new, ten-minute operas by ten composers and writers created with ten groups of young people – in partnership withRead More

Creative industries continue to thrive

New government figures show that the creative industries are continuing to grow and improve in diversity. Since 2011, the numberRead More

Roundhouse executive producer Nicola Thorold dies aged 51

Roundhouse executive producer Nicola Thorold has died of cancer aged 51. She was appointed OBE for services to arts inRead More

Charity fund recipients

2016/17: Southbank Sinfonia Founded in 2002, Southbank Sinfonia aims to transform the prospects of some of the world’s most promisingRead More

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland announces new partnership

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland has announced a new partnership with Dumfries House. The conservatoire will launch a new arts education programmeRead More

Inaugural Elmar Oliveira violin competition invites applications

The inaugural Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition will take place 22 January – 5 February 2017 in Boca Raton, Florida. ViolinistsRead More

Radio 3 announces first ‘First on 3’ commission

Laura Jurd has been announced as the first of seven composers to receive their debut Radio 3 commission as partRead More

Musical Futures announces ‘Make Music 2 Make Music’ campaign

Musical Futures has announced its ‘Make Music 2 Make Music’ campaign. The charity is inviting performing musicians to pledge 10% ofRead More