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September 9, 2019

The innovative format adds news partners for the 19/20 season

 
August 7, 2019

Aspen Music Festival and School has announced that Renée Fleming, the world-renowned American soprano, and conductor Patrick Summers, the artistic and music director of the Houston Grand Opera, will be redesigning its opera program as new artistic directors of the Aspen Opera Theater and VocalARTS

 
July 25, 2019

"Tom Borrow is the very definition of 'One To Watch'...outstanding" - International Piano gets fired up by our latest young pianistic talent

July 15, 2019

Czech violinist Pavel Sporcl and the English Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Ken Woods, have received a series of stellar reviews for their performance of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto at Cadogan Hall on 9 June 2019. The programme also included the world premiere of Matthew Taylor's Symphony No.5 and Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.

 
July 10, 2019

'...It would be difficult to cite another artist who plays Schubert with comparable understanding, showing such delicacy of touch and sensitivity in phrasing, as well as plenty of clear-cut power when needed...'

 
May 22, 2019

Released earlier this year, Mark Bebbington's latest CD 'Private Passions', featuring the music of Arnold Bax and Harriet Cohen, has been getting rave reviews across the board

May 22, 2019

David Bernard's thrilling orchestral concept 'InsideOut', in which audience members are seated within the orchestra, gains momentum as part of an informative article in Symphony magazine about orchestras that are pushing the boundaries of performance...

 
November 17, 2018

"I was so happy to be today in the hospital. It is a very special place, which unites people from different regions and ways of life. It’s very important to perform there, playing both for the staff and the patients. The former work hard, helping people and bringing them together, and as for the latter – time does not go so fast when you are ill."

 
October 14, 2017
July 2, 2016

'This is rather a new look at some very familiar Gershwin. Bebbington — well known for his probing readings — claims that he and Botstein "discovered unexpected shades among the famous melodies …”'

July 2, 2016

Pianist Mark Bebbington brings a nice balance of swagger and thoughtfulness to this all-Gershwin programme.

May 19, 2016

Mark Bebbington, best-known for his much-acclaimed recordings of British music on SOMM, takes a leap across the Atlantic this month to bring his refined yet expressive style to a spectacular all-Gershwin CD, alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Grammy Award-nominated American conductor Leon Botstein.

March 12, 2016

Twenty-four hours in which every note of music played on the network will have been written by a female composer could not have happened even ten years ago, explains the conductor Jessica Cottis. Yet why should this be so? As Cottis says, ‘Talent and creativity is gender-blind.’

February 2, 2016

Conductor Jessica Cottis has recorded a symphony commemorating the centenary of a campaign that brought together three nations.

January 25, 2016

Who would have thought that a blizzard in New York had the power to turn Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue into a Haydn Piano Sonata in Nottingham?

The Royal Concert Hall
December 18, 2015

Jessica Cottis has always believed in balancing core classical repertoire with seeking out the best of today's new music, and more, that both are vital for audiences and musicians alike.

Cottis: getting with the now
November 25, 2015

After conducting the world premiere in Istanbul, the fast-rising young conductor last night conducted the Queensland Symphony Orchestra to play a musical remembrance between former enemies, in Brisbane. The DVD release of the Istanbul performance debuts at number 2 in ARIA Music chart.

 
October 16, 2015

Following a series of successful recordings, Sarah Fox takes a lead role in Mozart's early masterpiece, released this month as part of Classical Opera's Mozart cycle on Signum Records.

October 6, 2015

Classical musicians and juggling dancers may not be common performance partners, but the Gandini juggling ensemble earlier this year set out to change that.

April 22, 2015

A world premiere and his piano masterpiece grace Volume Two of The Complete Piano Music of Sir Arthur Bliss, on SOMM Recordings

Mark Bebbington: In a state of Bliss
November 13, 2014

Following their appointment earlier this year of a Principal Conductor better known as a pianist, Lars Vogt, the Royal Northern Sinfonia now complete their artistic team with a Principal Guest Conductor better known as a violinist, Julian Rachlin.

July 14, 2014

Internationally renowned musicians grace the inaugural season of the International Concerts Series at Central Synagogue.

July 20, 2013

Preparing for The Last Night of the Halle Proms this weekend, the leading English soprano on loving her new voice, and a spot of genre-jumping.

July 8, 2013

One of the great summertime classical gathering spots in America is the Aspen Music Festival and School. And while its famed annual concert series, which this year boasts soloists like soprano Joyce DiDonato, pianist Simone Dinnerstein and violinist Gil Shaham, makes Aspen a mecca for classical music audiences, it's also home to one of the world's most celebrated summer training grounds for young musicians.

 
June 28, 2013

New Cardiff Singer of the World and Aspen school alumna is invited for special congratulatory concert

 
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