30th anniversary of the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music celebrates a trio of 300th anniversaries: the Hanoverian ascent to the British throne; St John’s Smith Square; and the birth of CPE Bach
50 years to the day that Monteverdi Choir gave its inaugural concert under founder John Eliot Gardiner, the eminent ensemble recreates this historic event.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra has commissioned three new orchestral works based on Roald Dahl’s Dirty Beasts from composer Benjamin Wallfisch.
The Menuhin Competition 2014 unveils a rich ten-day programme at the Butler School of Music, in Austin, Texas, featuring masterclasses, concerts, participatory activities, and talks, as well as the competition rounds.
The app enables subscribers to view and listen to all RCO Editions concert recordings, even on the go. The RCO Editions iPhone app is an extension of the RCO Editions iPad video magazine.
Comprising a breath-taking combination of athletic and electrifying drumming, exquisite musicianship, stunning visuals and pure theatre, Kodo – the legendary taiko drumming ensemble – returns to the UK for the first time since 2010 with their most ambitious production yet: Kodo One Earth Tour 2014: Legend.
To celebrate the end of Matthew Barley’s year-long ‘Around Britten’ concert tour, Signum Classics is releasing 3 world premiere tracks on iTunes – to be recorded live in concert on Britten’s birthday, 22 November, and available for download only 4 days later, 26 November.
Gareth Malone, the UK’s Favourite Choirmaster, has announced a 14 date UK tour in May and June 2014 and will be joined by his new choir Gareth Malone’s Voices.
The 16th Menuhin Competition in 2014 has received a world record number of applications from the cream of a rising generation of young violinists from 27 countries, including Brazil, the Philippines and the Mariana Islands.
Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) announced today that Alexander Shelley has been appointed Music Director-designate for the National Arts Centre Orchestra. He will assume the role of Music Director as of September 1, 2015.