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.

La bohème  Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. Translation by Amanda Holden.Director, PJ HarrisConductor, Martyn Brabbins, Martin FitzpatrickProduction Designer, Chloe Lamford Opens Saturday 19 September (15 performances)...
Barbican
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....
Leading early music group The Telling can’t tour. Their response? A packed weekly line-up of concerts, workshops and premiere “concertplays” (with leading TV director Nicholas Renton) beamed to your living...
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...
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...
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...
Barbican
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...
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...
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...
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...
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