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Rambert in Goat Photo by Camilla Greenwell.
July 10, 2024
Rambert will take over the festival’s third weekend from 19 to 21 July for an explosive celebration of dance.London’s largest free outdoor arts festival, River Stage, returns to the National Theatre for the...
July 8, 2024
The 2024 BBC Proms season, running from Friday 19 July until Saturday 14 September, offers eight weeks of world-class music from leading orchestras, conductors and soloists from the UK and...
BBC Proms 2024: Friday 19 July to Saturday 14 September 2024
April 25, 2024
90 Proms feature over 3,000 musicians over eight weeks, including star soloists Yo-Yo Ma, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Yunchan Lim, Víkingur Ólafsson, Sheku, Braimah and Isata Kanneh-Mason, and weekend festivals inBristol, Nottingham...
Roberto Neri. Photo: The Ivors Academy
March 7, 2024
Roberto Neri has been confirmed as the next Chief Executive Officer of The Ivors Academy. He will start the role on 15th April, taking over from Interim CEO Charlie Phillips....
The Royal Philharmonic Society Awards
March 5, 2024
The Royal Philharmonic Society Awards – ‘the biggest night in UK classical music’ (The Sunday Times) – have been presented this evening at the Royal Northern College of Music. Staged...
Matthew Swann. Photo: Jo Russell
March 4, 2024
Following a competitive recruitment process, Matthew Swan has been appointed the new Director of the BBC Concert Orchestra, beginning 27 March. Matthew has over 20 years’ experience in leadership roles...
Pythagoras (Art by J. Augustus Knapp, circa 1926)
February 27, 2024
The tone and tuning of musical instruments has the power to manipulate our appreciation of harmony, new research shows. The findings challenge centuries of Western music theory and encourage greater...
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February 26, 2024
BBC Radio 3 unveils refreshed schedule, welcoming new talent to its presenting family alongside a raft of new commissions BBC TV announces major new series and performance highlights from across...
February 15, 2024
BBC statement on the future of the BBC Singers and its Orchestras We have now concluded a project looking at the future of the BBC’s performing groups. The BBC is...
David Pickard to step down as Director of the BBC Proms. Photo: Andrew Crowley
November 23, 2023
After leading the world’s greatest classical music festival for nearly a decade, David Pickard has decided to step down as the Director of the BBC Proms. He will remain in...
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