Brexit blow for touring musicians

Brexit blow for touring musicians

by Nicholas Keyworth Many media outlets have been reporting that musicians from all genres are furious that the imposition of red tape and visa fees will mean that working in Europe will simply not be viable for many performers.  British musicians from Sir Elton...
Obituary: Osian Ellis

Obituary: Osian Ellis

Osian Ellis, one of Britain’s most widely respected harpists, died on January 6th at the age of 92. Born in 1928, he was principal harp of the London Symphony Orchestra, a member of the Melos Ensemble, and a professor at the Royal Academy of Music. He was...
Coming soon on GSOpera.tv

Coming soon on GSOpera.tv

The new Gilbert & Sullivan streaming channel gsopera.tv has announced its catalogue of upcoming productions which include: The Magic of Gilbert and Sullivan A series of Monday lectures from the 2014 Magic of Gilbert and Sullivan symposium – each giving...
New opera recording by Stephen Dodgson

New opera recording by Stephen Dodgson

A new recording of the opera Margaret Catchpole by British composer Stephen Dodgson is being released on Naxos. Recorded at Snape Maltings last year, the opera tells the story of Suffolk heroine, criminal and chronicler Margaret Catchpole. With Stephen...
A Century of Music by British Women

A Century of Music by British Women

Celebrating A Century of Music by British Women (1921-2021), Madeleine Mitchell directs two concerts on International Women’s Day which will include the world premiere of a new violin work by Errollyn Wallen CBE. These two concerts present a fantastic range of chamber...
A Nice Conundrum

A Nice Conundrum

Pianist, composer and writer Alan Poulton (pictured) has announced the publication of his autobiography A Nice Conundrum – my life in two worlds. One world was in Industrial Chemicals, the other in classical music. He worked on and off as Sir Malcolm Arnold’s...