Music Under Lockdown

The year 2020’s Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has decimated the entertainment and hospitality industry. However, over this period of time there have been some inspirational and novel ways that musicians have been able to continue entertaining us. This news feed focuses on the new and interesting things that are being done in the name of Classical Music. And if you are a musician or agent that wants to promote something that fits into this broad definition – please contact us.

Academy of St Martin in the Fields
September 2, 2020
The Academy of St Martin in the Fields is thrilled to announce re:connect – an eight concert series with live socially distanced audiences at its namesake church, St. Martin-in-the-Fields. The autumn concerts will...
September 2, 2020
There have been some recent changes to concerts that form part of the live two weeks of the season. Please refer to the BBC Proms website (bbc.co.uk/proms) for complete, updated...
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August 31, 2020
Glyndebourne has announced plans for a ‘staycation’ series of socially-distanced indoor performances, starting on 10 October 2020. The events are in place of the company's annual autumn tour which was...
August 28, 2020
Proms Publicity 2020: With 485 musicians taking part over 16 concerts across 2 weeks we hope you will join us for a fortnight of extraordinary music making. While we can’t be together in person this year,...
Vasily Petrenko. Photograph by Mark McNulty
August 28, 2020
14 one-hour, socially-distanced concerts at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall from  1 October to 4 November Including two world premieres and one UK premiereConcerts will be available to purchase and watch online as part of the new...
August 28, 2020
Technology allows large-scale musical collaboration across multiple venues whilst ensuring social distancing Highlights of the online Autumn 2020 events season in the School’s 140th anniversary year include: Significant installation of...
August 28, 2020
Philadelphia has a particular penchant for performing arts, with the city’s neighbourhoods showcasing some of the world’s most famous musicians, as well as being home to a vast array of classical...
August 26, 2020
PRS Foundation, the UK’s leading charitable funder of new music and talent development, together with Jerwood Arts, the leading independent funder for early-career UK artists, curators and producers, announce today...
August 25, 2020
This September, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) returns to the Orchestra Hall stage for the first time since March with a fall 2020 season featuring Classical and PNC Pops series concerts tailormade to bring...
August 25, 2020
2020 has been a challenging year for the music industry due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but award-winning vocal ensemble SANSARA has responded with characteristic imagination and creativity by launching a...
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