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.

June 10, 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...
June 5, 2020
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...
June 5, 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...
June 2, 2020
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...
June 1, 2020
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 &...
May 29, 2020
Dear Friends,  We at the QSO trust that you and your families are staying healthy and safe.  For your enjoyment, we are pleased to send you our third installment of "What...
May 29, 2020
Tchaikovsky wrote his lone Violin Concerto during a difficult period of his turbulent life. But unlike some of the other works composed around the same time, the Violin Concerto rejects melancholy...
May 28, 2020
Not the Proms as we know them, the proms as we need them 17 July – 12 September 2020 This year marks 125 years since the first Proms seasonThe season...
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
May 27, 2020
The Academy of St Martin in the Fields is to broadcast concerts from its archive once a month from 28 June to 13 September 2020 for free. Each concert will premiere on...
May 27, 2020
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and St Mary’s Music School are delighted to announce the launch of SCO Youth Academy. Developed in partnership between the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and St Mary’s...
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