News Archive

August 20, 2014
Wigmore Hall appoints Albion Media as PR consultants

John Gilhooly, Director of Wigmore Hall, today announced Albion Media as the Hall’s PR consultancy firm from 1 September 2014.

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August 1, 2014
Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2014 announce shortlists in 12 categories

Winning recordings revealed on August 27 in advance of London ceremony on September 17, when the special awards are announced.

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July 25, 2014
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain embarks on series of sizzling summer activities

The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (NYOGB) comes together for a busy summer of activities including a UK tour taking in Sage Gateshead, Symphony Hall, Birmingham and a televised BBC Proms concert.

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July 24, 2014
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain mark centenary of last day of peace before WW1 in global act of remembrance

At the invitation of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, NYOGB joins forces with First World War Centenary initiative The Last Post project to represent the UK at an international event marking the last day of peace in 1914, 27 July. 

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July 24, 2014
Rolando Villazón joined by soprano Pumeza Matshikiza for rare London concert kicking off European tour

They are joined for this special London date by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra conducted by Guerassim Voronkov, to sing a range of Italian and French operatic solos and duets as well as a selection of some more popular Spanish zarzuelas.

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July 21, 2014
HP presents Bristol Proms 2014

Youtube's first ever classical music star Valentina Lisitsa puts the power in the audience's hands at Bristol Proms 2014.

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July 21, 2014
The London Philharmonic Orchestra presents Rachmaninoff: Inside Out

The 7-month celebration explores music by one of the world’s most loved composers presented alongside performances of compositions by his contemporaries and composers who influenced him.

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July 18, 2014
Valery Gergiev to conduct Brahms's German Requiem in memory of Lorin Maazel

The orchestra will be made up of musicians from the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

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July 15, 2014
Award-winning violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja makes her Edinburgh International Festival debut

Winner of the 2014 Royal Philharmonic Society Instrumentalist of the Year Award, young Moldovan violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja makes her Edinburgh International Festival debut on 18 August 2014. 

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July 14, 2014
Genesis Foundation announces two new appointments

The Genesis Foundation has extended the range of artists it supports with the appointment of David Doidge as Genesis Trainee Répétiteur at Welsh National Opera and Robbie Jacobs who joins Genesis Sixteen as their first student conductor.

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