Barbican announces new digital content

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. Highlights of new digital content announced today include:   The Barbican’s first full-length online exhibition tour – Curator Alona Pardo takes audiences on a walkthrough of Masculinities: Liberation through …

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Wednesday night is #HomeTour night with The Telling

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 room, some of which you can sing along to.  Leading early music group The Telling should have been running residencies and mini festivals in Liverpool and Wolverhampton …

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Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra plays Wagner and Bruckner

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 music of Richard Wagner. This week’s broadcast was originally performed and recorded on May 6, 2017, and November 12, 2016. These archived concert recordings will …

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English National Opera announces new Harewood Artists for Summer 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 Alexandra Oomens (soprano), Benson Wilson (baritone) and William Thomas (bass). The ENO Harewood Artist programme gives talented singers the opportunity to perform career-building roles with …

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BBC Orchestras and Choirs launch ‘BBC Instrumental Sessions’ on BBC Radio 3

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 online channels. Perfect for anyone who has ever wondered what 14 flutes or 39 cellos would sound like performing together, the sessions feature “single instrument …

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Gramophone launches Orchestra of the Year Award 2020 Festival from July 24

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 at the highest level.  This year, following the hugely successful Lockdown Charity Gala (watched by more than 240,000 people), Gramophone is hosting a 10-day online festival focusing …

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We’re back!

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 the content (i.e. the words) was separate from the design. The only real way to do this properly was if the content was held in …

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Barbican announces Cinema On Demand featuring bold, international curated films and free additional content

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 film seasons, curated by the Barbican Cinema team and selected partners. Available to stream from home or on the move, the pay-per-view programme will also offer children’s …

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Proms 2020: From Bernstein to Benedetti, Haitink to Hvorostovsky, Mackerras to Kanneh-Masons…

…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 programme of great Proms moments including Iain Farrington’s world premiere for the BBC Grand Virtual Orchestra putting Beethoven’s symphonies in a spin Nicola Benedetti, Sheku …

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Classical music’s major awards to proceed – inviting the public to play a part for the first time

Nominations for the RPS Awards open today. For more information and to nominate, visit the RPS website A new public-voted Award is announced – inviting nominations for the most inspirational musical achievements during lockdown Winners to be announced as part of a special digital presentation in November There has scarcely been a more important time to …

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