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  • © Maximilian Motel
    NEWS 18.05.15

    SJSS 2015/16 Young Artists announced

    St John’s Smith Square has announced four new Young Artists for its 2015/16 season, including recorder player Tabea Debus and vocal ensemble the Gesualdo Six. Richard Heason, director of SJSS said: ‘As a concert hall it […]

  • NCEM Composers 2015
    NEWS 15.05.15

    Winners of 2015’s NCEM Young Composers Award announced

    The winners of the 2015 NCEM Young Composers Award, tasked this year with creating a new setting for a short dramatic scene from Monteverdi’s Orfeo or Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, have been announced […]

  • Choir
    NEWS & COMMENT 02.04.15

    Robert Ramsey piece to be performed for first time in 400 years

    Robert Ramsey’s Dialogues of Sorrow is to receive its first performance in what is thought to be 400 years by the Colchester Chamber Choir. The work – Ramsey’s response to the untimely death of 18-year-old […]

  • Podger
    NEWS & COMMENT 02.04.15

    Rachel Podger awarded Bach Prize

    Rachel Podger has become the first woman to win the Royal Academy of Music’s Bach prize. The annual award is presented to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the performance and/or study of […]

  • Untitled
    NEWS 27.03.15

    University of St Andrews to launch record label

    The University of St Andrews will launch its first CD label in April. The Sanctiandree label will profile St Salvator’s Chapel Choir under the direction of university organist Tom Wilkinson. Produced by Odradek Records and distributed […]

  • Fund
    NEWS 26.03.15

    Two charities awarded 2015/16 Rhinegold Charity Fund

    Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) and Live Music Now have been named joint recipients of 2015/16’s Rhinegold Charity Fund, offering £10,000 of advertising across Rhinegold’s classical music and education publications, websites and services. Rhinegold Charity […]

  • Globe
    NEWS 06.03.15

    Shakespeare’s Globe’s Farinelli production to transfer to West End

    Shakespeare’s Globe has announced that Claire van Kampen’s new play, Farinelli and the King, will transfer to the West End following a successful run at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. The play tells the true story […]