News Archive

October 30, 2014
Mahogany Opera Group teams up with children across the UK for brand new touring production of 'Brundibár'

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.

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October 29, 2014
Opera superstar and Kansas super-fan Joyce DiDonato sings US National Anthem at World Series Final after worldwide social media campaign

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.

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October 17, 2014
UK Critics’ Circle Announces Music Awards for 2014

The fourth annual Critics’ Circle Music Awards are announced today, with composer George Benjamin to receive the 2014 Award for Outstanding Musician.

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October 15, 2014
John Tavener: A Celebration

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.

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October 1, 2014
Star of ENO and The South Bank Show Angel Blue releases debut solo CD, 'Joy Alone'

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).

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September 30, 2014
London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski extend partnership

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.

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September 18, 2014
Classical recording industry gathers for the ‘Oscars of classical music’

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.

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September 17, 2014
Vacancy - PR Manager

Albion Media, Europe’s leading performing arts communications agency specialising in classical music PR and marketing, is recruiting a PR Manager with a passion for the arts.

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September 15, 2014
Most comprehensive UK survey of musical instrument learning published

Survey finds that while more children than ever are playing, many still have no access and children from lower social groups remain disadvantaged

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September 4, 2014
Wigmore Hall Season – featuring new artist series and landmark composer celebrations – begins on Saturday

Joyce DiDonato and Sir Antonio Pappano herald a glittering start to Wigmore Hall’s new Season this weekend (6 & 8 September).

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