The London Philharmonic Orchestra opens its 2014/15 season at the UK’s newest, state-of-the-art concert venue, Saffron Hall – the first full-size symphony orchestra to give a public concert there (21 Sep).
The winning recordings have been voted for by Gramophone’s unrivalled panel of expert critics and honours will be presented at a glittering ceremony on Wednesday September 17 at London’s St John’s Smith Square.
John Gilhooly, Director of Wigmore Hall, today announced Albion Media as the Hall’s PR consultancy firm from 1 September 2014.
Winning recordings revealed on August 27 in advance of London ceremony on September 17, when the special awards are announced.
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.
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.
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.
Youtube's first ever classical music star Valentina Lisitsa puts the power in the audience's hands at Bristol Proms 2014.
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.
The orchestra will be made up of musicians from the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.