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.

BBC Proms Logo 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
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...
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
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
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
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
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
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...
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...
Opera Holland Park is delighted to announce a new commission and world premiere for 2023: Itch. Based on Simon Mayo’s bestselling novels Itch and Itch Rocks, composer Jonathan Dove and librettist Alasdair Middleton...
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