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Gramophone launches Orchestra of the Year Award 2020 Festival from July 24

For the third consecutive year, the Gramophone Classical Music Awards will be naming an Orchestra of the Year. The only award decided on by public vote, Orchestra of the Year celebrates collaborative music-making at the highest level.  This year, following the hugely successful Lockdown Charity Gala (watched by more than 240,000 people), Gramophone is hosting a 10-day online festival focusing …

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Proms 2020: From Bernstein to Benedetti, Haitink to Hvorostovsky, Mackerras to Kanneh-Masons…

…Musical greats, from the past and the present, brought together in oneextraordinary Proms season 17 July – 12 September 2020 BBC Radio 3 opens this summer’s ‘Fantasy Proms’ with a programme of great Proms moments including Iain Farrington’s world premiere for the BBC Grand Virtual Orchestra putting Beethoven’s symphonies in a spin Nicola Benedetti, Sheku …

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Classical music’s major awards to proceed – inviting the public to play a part for the first time

Nominations for the RPS Awards open today. For more information and to nominate, visit the RPS website A new public-voted Award is announced – inviting nominations for the most inspirational musical achievements during lockdown Winners to be announced as part of a special digital presentation in November There has scarcely been a more important time to …

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Music of the Spheres - AURORA ORCHESTRA

DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON ANNOUNCES DEBUT RELEASE FROM AURORA ORCHESTRA

Deutsche Grammophon is delighted to announce the release of Music of the Spheres, Aurora Orchestra’s debut album for the Yellow Label. The album is based on the ancient Greek concept that the movement of the planets produces a celestial harmony of profound beauty and significance. This poetic idea of music in the cosmos inaudible to the …

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Gramophone reveals the 10 nominated ensembles for its 2020 Orchestra of the Year Award

For the third consecutive year, the Gramophone Classical Music Awards will be naming an Orchestra of the Year. The only award decided on by public vote, Orchestra of the Year celebrates collaborative music-making at the highest level.  In the footsteps of the Seattle Symphony (2018’s winner) and the Hong Kong Philharmonic (2019), the contenders for the 2020 Orchestra …

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Classical music’s major awards to proceed – inviting the public to play a part for the first time

Nominations for the RPS Awards open today. For more information and to nominate, visit the RPS website A new public-voted Award is announced – inviting nominations for the most inspirational musical achievements during lockdown Winners to be announced as part of a special digital presentation in November There has scarcely been a more important time to …

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EXCITING NEW MUSIC OPPORTUNITY WILL HIT THE RIGHT NOTE WITH YOUNG PLAYERS IN SCOTLAND

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and St Mary’s Music School are delighted to announce the launch of SCO Youth Academy. Developed in partnership between the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and St Mary’s Music School, SCO Youth Academy is a new, high quality orchestra for young musicians, which will build on the recent success of the SCO String and Wind Academies. This …

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