News Archive

January 22, 2015
London Philharmonic Orchestra announces 2015-16 season

Joining some of London’s leading cultural, creative and educational institutions, the London Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates Shakespeare400 with a series of concerts, performances talks, and insight events that focus on the Bard’s influence on music and his love for it. 

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January 20, 2015
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra returns to UK

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, widely regarded as one of Asia’s leading orchestras, returns to the UK for the first time since 2003 for two concerts as part of a major European tour, including its Cadogan Hall debut (24 February), and Symphony Hall, Birmingham (3 March).

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January 19, 2015
London Festival of Baroque Music: Women in Baroque Music

From female tenors and basses to music by the first professional female composer, the 2015 London Festival of Baroque Music celebrates Women in Baroque Music, putting a rare spotlight on music written by, for, or inspired by women. 

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January 7, 2015
Alice Sara Ott returns to the UK to play at the country’s top venues

German-Japanese pianist Alice Sara Ott continues to create, excite and break boundaries, becoming one of the most respected and energetic young pianists of her generation. She returns to the UK to perform at the Barbican, Wigmore Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall.

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January 7, 2015
Venera Gimadieva sings Rachmaninoff in a celebration of Tatar Music

The UK’s first ever celebration of Tatar music featuring leading Tatar soprano Venera Gimadieva – who won critical acclaim in La traviata at Glyndebourne this summer – takes place in April 2015 at London’s Royal Festival Hall. 

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December 22, 2014
Genesis Foundation shining new light on the art game

Released on the Winter Solstice, 21 December, The Sun Stands Still is a ground-breaking art game commissioned by the Genesis Foundation by award-winning literary author and luminary in the world of games, Naomi Alderman. 

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December 18, 2014
Barbara Hannigan returns to the UK in 2015

Known worldwide as a musician of vital expressive force, Barbara Hannigan returns to the UK in January 2015 to perform with three major London orchestras in the space of a month.

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December 16, 2014
Dame Fanny Waterman to step down from Leeds International Piano Competition after next Competition in 2015

Dame Fanny Waterman has announced that she will retire as Chairman & Artistic Director of the Leeds International Piano Competition. The decision comes as she approaches her 95th birthday in March 2015.

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December 8, 2014
Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition announces 2015 shortlist

Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition has announced the twelve shortlisted quartets to take part in the thirteenth edition of the Competition (24-29 March 2015).

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November 24, 2014
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain returns for New Year tour with John Wilson

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

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