Press Releases

Here you will find news releases sent to us by record companies, individuals and promoters. There has been no editing of the content either, so if you have an item of news (and by news we don’t mean simply an advertisement for a new CD/Concert) please get in touch.

King’s Lynn Festival announces the second Charles Burney Early Music Festival.
Following the success of the annual Early Music Days in July and the inaugural Charles Burney Early Music weekend in 2022, King’s Lynn Festival announces the second Charles Burney Early...
Photo: BBC Maida Vale Studios
The BBC has today announced that its Maida Vale recording studios have now been sold.  Maida Vale Studios has become a much-loved and seminal part of musical history, having been...
Anna-Maria Helsing. Photo ©Kasper Dalkarl
Officially starting in the role on October 1 2023, the appointment builds on Anna-Maria Helsing’s fruitful existing relationship with the orchestra which began in 2020 when she became Principal Guest...
Oxford International Song Festival - Art:Song - Images, Words, Music. https://oxfordsong.org
Well established as one of the world’s leading song festivals and the biggest in the UK, the Oxford Lieder Festival has been renamed, and is now called the Oxford International Song Festival. The...
Apple Music Classical
In a special partnership, subscribers of The Times and The Sunday Times who are new to Apple Music will be offered three months free access to Apple Music and the...
BBC Proms 2023
84 Proms to feature over 3,000 musicians Friday 14 July – Saturday 9 September 2023 The 2023 Proms features a huge breadth of programming, from Berlioz to Bollywood, large scale...
Alan Davey, Controller, BBC Radio 3
Alan Davey, Controller of Radio 3, BBC Proms, and BBC Orchestras and Choirs has announced that he will leave the BBC in March 2023 after over eight years in post....
BBC Proms Logo 2022
Following the very sad news of the death of Her Majesty The Queen, as a mark of respect we will not be going ahead with Prom 71 on Friday 9...
La bohème at Fairfield Halls in Croydon, South London.
On Sunday 21 August, the English National Opera (ENO) will present a concert performance of Puccini’s much-loved opera La bohème at Fairfield Halls in Croydon, South London.  Every ticket in...
Bath Festival Orchestra announces its 2022-23 season
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...
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