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 18, 2020
Over 200 artists confirmed, of which over two-thirds are UK born or UK based, underlining Wigmore Hall’s efforts to get artists earning again. Reaffirming Wigmore Hall’s ongoing commitment to diversity of...
August 18, 2020
The BPI, Deezer and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra join forces for new report revealing under 35s new interest in Classical and orchestral music, especially in lockdown Young Classical talent and cross-over...
August 18, 2020
Leading early music group The Telling has been punching above their weight to wow audiences with a “visually stunning” show, the first in their #HomeTour series.  The Telling’s #HomeTour is the early...
Sophie-Veronique Cauchefer-Choplin c.Royal College of Music
August 18, 2020
The Northern Ireland International Organ Competition (NIIOC) is set to go ahead on 23 and 24 October 2020, but the venue has been changed to St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast. The...
Song of our Heartland community rehearsals in Shildon, November 2019. Photo credit Graeme Rowatt
August 18, 2020
Abel Selaocoe composes new soundwalk for Leeds, As You AreWill Todd’s community opera, Song of our Heartland, will be released as a filmLive outdoor, socially distanced performances of ‘Whistle Stop’...
Cecilia de Maria - photo: cecilia-demaria.com
August 18, 2020
Sony Music Masterworks, a division of Sony Music Entertainment is delighted to announce that it has signed an exclusive agreement with British/Maltese harpist, Cecilia De Maria. The new partnership will...
August 18, 2020
Sony Music Masterworks, a division of Sony Music Entertainment has announced a new, multi-album deal with acclaimed Grammy and Emmy Award-winning, Oscar-nominated film music composer, conductor, musician and music producer, James...
August 18, 2020
26, 27, 28 August. Three days of dance, music and theatre with the young artists of the Biennale College, featuring choreographic installations, DJ sets and guided improvisations in the name...
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
August 18, 2020
The Academy of St Martin in the Fields is delighted to announce that players from the chamber orchestra will be performing its first live concerts with audience post-lockdown on Sunday 23...
August 18, 2020
Guildhall School of Music & Drama today announces its Autumn Season of events, which will all be delivered digitally and free of charge. From late-September 2020, online audiences will be...
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