The world’s greatest orchestra of teenagers returns in January 2015 for concerts in Leeds Town Hall and London’s Barbican with charismatic conductor John Wilson
Adding to an already diverse 2014/2015 season programme, Saffron Hall today announces the addition of five more concerts to their season, further enhancing Saffron Hall’s reputation as a beacon of excellence, attracting top flight artists.
A landmark event amongst the 2014 First World War centenary commemorations, it has exceeded all expectations by raising more than £100,000 for Veterans Aid, a remarkable charity providing today’s ex-servicemen and women in crisis with immediate support and with extraordinary effectiveness.
Children across the country are given a rare chance to work with professional musicians, director and production staff as Mahogany Opera Group tours the UK with its brand new production of Hans Krása’s Brundibár, a 1938 work famously performed in concentration camp Thereseinstadt.
Lifelong Kansas City Royals fan Joyce DiDonato sings the US National Anthem at the final game of the Major League Baseball World Series tonight, 29 October, where her home team meets the San Francisco Giants, attracting over 25 million viewers.
The fourth annual Critics’ Circle Music Awards are announced today, with composer George Benjamin to receive the 2014 Award for Outstanding Musician.
The Bach Choir pays tribute to legendary composer Sir John Tavener with UK premiere of one of his final large-scale choral works, written especially for the choir.
Angel Blue – the former beauty queen and rising opera star – releases her highly anticipated debut disc this autumn, coinciding with her return to English National Opera in the lead role of Mimì in Jonathan Miller’s production of La bohème (29 Oct – 6 Dec).
The London Philharmonic Orchestra is delighted to announce that its long-standing and celebrated partnership with Vladimir Jurowski, Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, will continue until at least 2018.
The flautist Sir James Galway has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at Gramophone’s glamorous awards ceremony at London’s St John’s Smith Square.