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.

Nicholas Collon © Nick Rutter
August 5, 2021
The British conductor begins his tenure as Chief Conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra in September becoming the first non-Finn to lead the orchestra Guest appearances throughout the 2021/22 season...
August 5, 2021
Guildhall School of Music & Drama is pleased to welcome in-person audiences back to events this autumn with concerts, plays, opera, jazz and ResearchWorks on offer for the public to...
BBC Concert Orchestra
August 4, 2021
The BBC Concert Orchestra today announce Bill Chandler as Director, starting from September 2021. Originally from the USA, Bill Chandler started his career as a violinist in the Houston Symphony...
July 30, 2021
BBC Proms today reveals details of the four mystery Proms taking place this summer. In response to the ever developing pandemic landscape, planning these concerts was held to enable the...
March 29, 2021
We are delighted to announce that the BBC Proms 2021 will take place from Friday 30 July to Saturday 11 September at the Royal Albert Hall and on BBC Radio...
The Grange Festival
March 26, 2021
Summer 2021 sees new productions of La Cenerentola and Manon Lescaut as well as a remake of Paul Curran’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream   The season also includes three staged concert performances of My Fair...
Fresh Horizons – A New Online Concert Series from St Martin-in-the-Fields
March 25, 2021
On Thursday 8 April 2021, London’s St Martin-in-the-Fields presents a spectacular audio-visual performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah as part of the iconic venue’s weekly online concert series – Fresh Horizons – supported by the National Lottery...
Cumbria Opera Group Festival 2021
March 25, 2021
From 4th-11th September 2021, the Cumbria Opera Group are producing the inaugural Cumbria Opera Festival. The 2021 Cumbria Festival of Opera is the first of its kind: a week of...
Views of the Royal Festival Hall (c) India Roper-Evans
March 24, 2021
The Hayward Gallery will reopen on 19 May and the Royal Festival Hall (including the National Poetry Library), will reopen on 21 May with live events from 28 May.Reunion –...
ROH
March 23, 2021
The Royal Opera House is excited to share early plans for its 2021/22 Season, the first full Royal Opera House Season since 2019.    Today we reveal highlights including five world...
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