Music Under Lockdown

Barbican announces new digital content

Inspired by the Barbican’s international arts programme, a curated mix of podcasts, playlists, films, videos, talks and articles enables audiences to continue to enjoy the Centre’s rich and varied programme. Highlights of new digital content announced today include:   The Barbican’s first full-length online exhibition tour – Curator Alona Pardo takes audiences on a walkthrough of Masculinities: Liberation through …

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Wednesday night is #HomeTour night with The Telling

Leading early music group The Telling can’t tour. Their response? A packed weekly line-up of concerts, workshops and premiere “concertplays” (with leading TV director Nicholas Renton) beamed to your living room, some of which you can sing along to.  Leading early music group The Telling should have been running residencies and mini festivals in Liverpool and Wolverhampton …

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Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra plays Wagner and Bruckner

Join us tonight at 7pm for our next archival live concert broadcast on WNED Classical! Tonight’s program features two work by Wagner: his famous Ride of the Valkyriesand his heroic Siegfried’s Rhine Journey; and Bruckner’s grand Symphony No. 4, inspired by the music of Richard Wagner. This week’s broadcast was originally performed and recorded on May 6, 2017, and November 12, 2016. These archived concert recordings will …

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English National Opera announces new Harewood Artists for Summer 2020

English National Opera (ENO) today announces that three new singers will be joining the Harewood Artists programme this summer. The new members of ENO’s programme for exceptionally talented singers are Alexandra Oomens (soprano), Benson Wilson (baritone) and William Thomas (bass). The ENO Harewood Artist programme gives talented singers the opportunity to perform career-building roles with …

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BBC Orchestras and Choirs launch ‘BBC Instrumental Sessions’ on BBC Radio 3

The BBC’s Orchestras and Choirs are set to launch a new series, BBC Instrumental Sessions, on BBC Radio 3, which will be accompanied by filmed performances on the Orchestra and Choir’s online channels. Perfect for anyone who has ever wondered what 14 flutes or 39 cellos would sound like performing together, the sessions feature “single instrument …

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Barbican announces Cinema On Demand featuring bold, international curated films and free additional content

The Barbican today announced the launch of Cinema On Demand, a new streaming service showcasing the best international films and hidden cinematic gems through independent on-release films, exclusive one-off titles and film seasons, curated by the Barbican Cinema team and selected partners. Available to stream from home or on the move, the pay-per-view programme will also offer children’s …

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HAUSER Announces Special Performance ‘Alone, Together – From Krka Waterfalls’

HAUSER today announces ALONE, TOGETHER – FROM KRKA WATERFALLS, a special performance event from Croatia’s gorgeous Krka National Park.  Performing solo among the park’s world-famous waterfalls, the event will stream globally on HAUSER’s official YouTube channel this Monday, June 15th at 2PM ET / 7PM London / 8PM CET.  The concert arrives on the heels of HAUSER’s ‘Alone, Together – from Arena …

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Meditate with Three Meditations: Wei Yu plays Bernstein on DSO Replay

Leonard Bernstein’s Mass is a once-controversial work now considered one of the composer’s finest. A poignant, introspective piece, it’s often used to invoke reflection and solace in the face of hardship. The Three Meditations are an arrangement of music from Mass for orchestra and solo cello. Relive Principal Cello Wei Yu’s powerful performance of this emotional work on DSO Replay. https://livefromorchestrahall.vhx.tv/videos/leonard-bernstein-three-meditations-from-mass

ROYAL BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATOIRE SHOWCASES ITS STRINGS DEPARTMENT IN SPECIAL LOCKDOWN ELGAR TRIBUTE

Professor Julian Lloyd Webber, Principal of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and Dr Louise Lansdown, Head of Strings are proud to release a special video, filmed during lockdown, where talented young musicians from around the world, all studying at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, perform a socially distanced tribute to Edward Elgar (1857-1934) by performing his famous …

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Was Lost, Now Found – Grange Park Opera, Surrey, launches summer season

Grange Park Opera, Surrey, launches new summer season June/July 202015 performances free to view online Superstars Sir Bryn Terfel and Sir Simon Keenlyside give concertsfrom their homes in Wales & tenor Joseph Calleja singsfrom Malta Eight new performances take place inside the Theatre in the Woods ENB dancers amongst more than 70 artists taking part …

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