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.

August 22, 2020
A milestone on the city’s return from lockdown and the resumption of performance nationwide, the first concert of live music at Leeds Town Hall will be a programme of Mendelssohn, Schubert and...
August 21, 2020
Boosey & Hawkes is proud to announce the signing of Serbian-Canadian composer Ana Sokolović to its renowned roster. The Belgrade-born, Montreal-based composer has distinguished herself internationally through her imaginative, rhythm-driven compositions that...
August 21, 2020
Virtual Mini Sessions continue for students, teachers and adults First ever Virtual Chamber Music Sessions in partnership with  Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective The Virtual Mini Sessions, presented by the Benedetti Foundation, were...
August 20, 2020
The Academy’s entire Autumn season of over 60 concerts will be livestreamed and available for free on the Academy’s YouTube channel and website from 25 September 2020. Highlights include: Edward...
August 20, 2020
With a track record of strong work and positive press reviews, conductor John Andrews is back in demand with live appearances to be given at The Grange Festival in Hampshire later this month.  21...
August 20, 2020
Julian Lloyd Webber will step down from his role as Principal of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire next month, following a five-year period during which time he has overseen the move...
Barbican
August 20, 2020
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....
August 19, 2020
Glyndebourne has announced the final two opera titles in its virtual festival, Glyndebourne Open House - Purcell’s The Fairy Queen and Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (pictured). Since it launched on 24 May, Glyndebourne...
August 19, 2020
2020 has been a challenging year for the music industry due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but the North York Moors Chamber Music Festival has bucked the trend with characteristic imagination, passion, and...
August 19, 2020
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) has today announced that it will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its first ever concert with a landmark performance featuring the full orchestra and filmed...
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