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.

July 28, 2020
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...
July 23, 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...
July 21, 2020
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...
July 20, 2020
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...
July 17, 2020
When Dave Finley and I started The Classical Source in 1999 we soon realised that, if the site was to grow it would need to be in a format where...
Barbican
July 9, 2020
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...
July 3, 2020
...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...
June 18, 2020
Nominations for the RPS Awards open today. For more information and to nominate, visit the RPS websiteA new public-voted Award is announced – inviting nominations for the most inspirational musical achievements...
Music of the Spheres - AURORA ORCHESTRA
June 12, 2020
Music of the Spheres available digitally on Friday 12 June Including a commissioned composition by Max Richter, available from today, Friday 29 May               Includes two works...
June 10, 2020
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...
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