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.

Bath Festival Orchestra announces its 2022-23 season
August 9, 2022
The Bath Festival Orchestra announces a season of live concerts commencing in September 2022 and running until June 2023.The concerts will take place in two of the country’s leading concert...
BBC Proms Logo 2022
August 9, 2022
BBC Proms are pleased to announce that Omari Douglas has been confirmed to take part in the Dream Prom at the Royal Albert Hall on Thursday 1 September. The actor, best known for It’s a Sin, will take on the...
A Child In Striped Pyjamas - opera by Noah Max
July 26, 2022
John Boyne's masterpiece The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas still features regularly on international bestseller lists nearly two decades after its publication. Boyne’s story is a symbolic exploration of why the Holocaust is...
July 21, 2022
The Dong with a Luminous Nose This magical performance of Edward Lear’s complete poem is part of Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival 2022 With words by the author of ‘The Owl...
Programme announced for CBeebies Prom: Ocean Adventure
July 18, 2022
The BBC Proms today announces the full programme for the CBeebies Prom, taking place on Saturday 23 July at 11am and 3pm at the Royal Albert Hall. Created especially for the Proms’ youngest audience members, it features music reflecting...
Snape Maltings Concert Hall (c) Philip Vile
July 14, 2022
Britten Pears Arts announces its Autumn 2022 season  Highlights include: Two performances of Laura Bowler and Laura Lomas’ new opera The Blue Woman directed by Katie MitchellFestival of New presents three days...
Bramwell Tovey. Photo: David Cooper
July 13, 2022
We are deeply saddened by the news that Bramwell Tovey, Principal Conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra, has died. Keen to popularise classical music, he was also a successful composer,...
Orli Shaham. Photo Credit: Aleks Karjaka
March 17, 2022
This week, the Juilliard School announced that Orli Shaham is joining the prestigious school's piano faculty in the 2022-23 academic year. Ms. Shaham is an alumna of the school (Pre-College '93; and the cross-registration...
CBSO
March 16, 2022
The CBSO has announced the appointment of six new Assistant Conductors. Marking the first time the orchestra has appointed a cohort of Assistant Conductors, the scheme also builds on the orchestra’s...
March 11, 2022
The Verbier Festival and Deutsche Grammophon are delighted to announce the launch of Verbier Festival Gold – a joint venture between the two classical music powerhouses. Boasting a vast archive overflowing with...
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