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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

London’s Royal Opera House announces new head of opera

The Royal Opera House in London has announced the appointment of a new Head of Opera. Oliver Mears will beRead More

Theresa May outlines radical changes to English schools

In her first major policy announcement as prime minister Theresa May today outlined a radical set of education reforms forRead More

Tenor Johan Botha dies aged 51

South African tenor Johan Botha died on the morning of 8 September after a period of illness. He was born in Rustenburg, SouthRead More

Charity concert launch hosted by prime minister at 10 Downing Street

London’s largest homelessness charity, The Passage, has launched its annual “A Night Under The Stars” fundraising concert at a reception held at 10Read 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

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

Sam Roberts-Smith wins inaugural Deutsche Oper Berlin Award

Australian baritone Sam Roberts-Smith has won the inaugural Deutsche Oper Berlin Award. He will be contracted as a member ofRead More

Among friends

Jeremy Nicholas looks forward to the launch of the London Piano Festival, an intensive and impactful weekend of music-making thatRead More

Opera North announces Classic FM partnership

Opera North has become Classic FM’s opera company in the UK. The partnership extends the relationship between the two companies,Read More

Guildhall jazz department gains five new professors

James Maddren, Trish Clowes, Charlie Wood, Tina May and Jules Jackson will join the Guildhall School’s jazz department in September. The new appointments followRead More

Applications open for James Mottram International Piano Competition 2016

Applications are now open for the James Mottram International Piano Competition, which will take place 28 November – 3 DecemberRead More

Tom Gortler wins ACM’s 2016 Basca scholarship

Tom Gortler is the winner of the Academy of Contemporary Music’s 2016 Basca scholarship. He was chosen from three finalists afterRead More

Nikita Mndoyants wins Cleveland International Piano Competition 2016

The 27-year-old Russian pianist Nikita Mndoyants has won the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition, a tightly contested, two-week contest, whichRead More

ABRSM launches performance-only diploma for after Grade 8

ABRSM has launched a new performance diploma, to ‘bridge the gap’ between Grade 8 and its existing selection of diplomas.Read More

Does private funding of the performing arts and culture stifle creativity?

Since the USA did not have the tradition of patronage for the arts and culture that Europe had, it wasRead 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

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