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.

Naomi Chabeya Mzembe, Malawi
On Friday 11 March 2022, award-winning conductor John Andrews will conduct a concert to mark International Women’s Day with British mezzo-soprano Heather Lowe and St Paul’s Sinfonia. The concert features Louise Farrenc’s Overture in E flat, Gustav Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder, Emilie Mayer’s Symphony in...
ENO Cosi fan tutte 2022
This March, the ‘hilarious production’ that ‘combines clever comedy and sublime arias’ (Daily Express), Mozart’s Così fan tutte returns to the English National Opera (ENO). Last staged in 2014, Mozart’s dark comic...
Randall Scotting. photo by Stephanie Girard
In an evocative new staging, the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, “the world’s opera capital” (The New York Times) presents a production of the opera Thomas as part of its 2022 its ”Ja Mai”...
Ryan Wigglesworth - Conductor. Photo - Grovesartists.com
The BBC SSO has appointed Ryan Wigglesworth as its new Chief Conductor from September 2022.  As a world renowned conductor, composer and pianist, Wigglesworth is one of the foremost musicians of his generation. Ryan...
Manchester Camerar - AFRODEUTSCHE & Gazelle Twin
●  New Music Biennial 2022 will celebrate its ten-year anniversary with previous New Music Biennial works performed at the festival alongside brand-new commissions ●  Composers and music creators featured include:...
Barbican
On 3 March 2022, the Barbican will celebrate its 40th birthday with an eclectic and vibrant programme of events, exhibitions, films, concerts, dance and theatre showcasing the Barbican’s unique role as...
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) is delighted to announce that Japanese conductor Kazuki Yamada has been appointed as its Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor with effect from 1 April 2023...
CBSO
From full-scale symphonic blockbusters in Symphony Hall to connecting with communities across Birmingham and beyond Highlights: The full 90-strong CBSO back on stage at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall, a B:Music venue Premieres...
Nicholas Collon © Nick Rutter
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...
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...
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